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IP Post-Silicon Validation Engineer

Vancouver, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible


We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences – the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world’s most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. 

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The AMD NBIO Team is on the lookout for a dynamic, upbeat IP Validation Design Engineer to join our growing team. As a key contributor to the success of AMD’s IP, you will be part of a leading team to drive and improve AMD’s abilities to deliver the highest quality, industry leading technologies to market. The NBIO Team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must excel in a dynamic team working environment.
  • Leadership and mentoring skills a definite asset.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to independently drive tasks to completion.

As an IP Validation Design Engineer, you will drive the planning, verification, and debug of various hardware IP for forthcoming AMD APU, CPU, Compute and Discrete Graphics SOC programs.

  • Defining, documenting, executing and reporting the overall functional test plan and validation strategy for a set of AMD IP’s.
  • Driving technical innovation to enhance AMD's capabilities in IP validation, including tool and script development, technical and procedural methodology enhancement, and various internal and cross-functional technical initiatives.
  • Debugging IP issues found during pre-silicon, bring-up, system validation, and production phases of the SOC programs.
  • Engaging on pre-silicon ‘shift left’ activities with cross-functional teams including but not limited to Design Verification (DV), Diagnostics, FPGA-based Emulation and other software/hardware modeling frameworks to ensure readiness for first silicon arrival, enablement of IP functionality, and debug of critical features.
  • Leading collaborative technical discussions to drive resolution of technical issues and roll out technical initiatives.
  • Developing knowledge of system architecture/debug and other internal IP’s.
  • Supporting issues on customer platforms as requested by customer support teams.



  • Experience in digital logic design/verification/post-silicon validation.
  • Strong firmware development/ validation experience.
  • Extensive experience with ASIC debug techniques and methodologies.
  • Extensive knowledge of physical and protocol levels of common high-speed interfaces an asset.
  • Extensive experience with board/platform-level debug, including clock/power delivery, sequencing, analysis, and optimization.
  • Strong programming/scripting skills (eg. C/C++, Ruby, Python).
  • Extensive experience with common lab equipment, including protocol/logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of PC architectures/PCIe protocol is an asset.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must excel in a dynamic team working environment.
  • Leadership and mentoring skills a definite asset.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to independently drive tasks to completion.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree majoring in EE, CS or related field


  • Markham, Vancouver





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AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.


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