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IO Design Engineer - 64843 At Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


Markham, On

Job Description

What you do at AMD changes everything

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results. It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

This is your chance to be a part of the definition, design and development phase of industry leading and differentiating IP for various industry protocols - as well as proprietary PHYs such as EPYC's Infinity Data Fabric. This opportunity provides a balance of analog and digital design logic with the added benefit of exposure to microcontrollers design, ISA and firmware definition.

The SerDes RTL team is looking for passionate and experienced Design Engineers for RTL Design and Firmware development of high speed SerDes IPs. You will deliver industry-leading IP with the help of our expert design, circuit and architecture teams. You will assume technical leadership of a complex design generally including custom digital logic, an embedded u-controller and analog functionality.

This role is located in Markham (Toronto area), Ontario, Canada.


  • Micro-architecture of digital blocks, hardware firmware partitioning.
  • Digital design and RTL coding.
  • Behavioral RTL modeling of analog circuits..
  • Writing firmware for embedded u-controllers in C
  • Occasional creation of utility software in using C, perl, python
  • Co-ordinating design verification and implementation activities.


  • 10+ years of digital design engineering experience with successful tape-outs and technical leadership
  • Excellent knowledge of Verilog, C, C++ and a scripting language; experience with Python, Perl and TCL is a plus
  • Strong understanding of digital and analog electronics.
  • Experience with low level, physical phenomena oriented logic design is an asset (dealing with IO, clocking, voltage control, etc.)
  • Good understanding of computer organization/architecture.
  • Laboratory experience, including the use of equipment: oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details.
  • Must be a self starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer engineering is required. Master's or PhD degree is a plus.


Requisition Number: 64843
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham
Job Function: Design

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