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Sr. Process Engineer: Security 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.

Security Group Overview:
The Software Security Engineering group is responsible for development and enablement of Platform and Content security features across the software stack including embedded firmware and device drivers. The group supports the entire range of AMD products including APUs, CPUs and GPUs, enabling customers to build competitive solutions.

What you will do as part of this team:
As the lead process engineer within the software security group you will be responsible for definition of software engineering processes, towards building highest level of quality across all deliverables. You will engage with leadership teams, program managers and engineers across the organization, taking into account competing asks and developing processes which meet business needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive definition and continuous improvement of software engineering processes across entire lifecycle,
    taking into account needs of a geographically distributed, and fast paced engineering organization
  • Document processes, provide regular communication and training to engineering teams
  • Drive infrastructure improvements leveraging tools to increase efficiency
  • Conduct regular audits making targeted refinements based on results

Required Skills:

  • 6+ years of hands on experience with software engineering
  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline
    Direct experience developing software engineering processes towards improving quality, efficiency and predictability
  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines, responding to changing business and technical conditions with minimal direction
    Excellent communications skills: verbal, written and interpersonal
  • Hands on experience or good understanding of Secure Development Lifecycle
  • Familiarity with industry standards such as CMMI, ISO9000/15504, and process models such as Agile, V-model, waterfall & spiral
  • Knowledge of DRM & Platform Security concepts would be an asset
  • Knowledge of semiconductor life-cycle including, pre-silicon development and bring-up would be an asset


Requisition Number: 69147
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham
Job Function: Software Engineering

AMD welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process, unless undue hardship to AMD would result. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact

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