Client Platform USB Debug Systems Engineer - 150762

May 15, 2022
Markham, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

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Client Platform USB Debug Systems Engineer - 150762


The Role:

Within the client platform engineering team, this engineer will work in a highly technical lab based team to debug USB issues to provide system solutions for AMD’s APU and CPU processors.


The Person:

An experienced USB engineer who is driven to learn new engineering concepts, working across silicon design, platform, and validation teams to debug and deliver robust USB solutions.



  • In an engineering lab environment, debug and analyze USB related issues utilizing hardware and software tools, analyzers, and oscilloscopes in partnership with USB controller and PHY designers, validation engineers, and firmware developers
  • Develop scripts and tools to support CPU/APU USB debug and analysis
  • Develop USB specification and system knowledge of new USB technologies to effectively support the debug of issues
  • Provide input for USB validation execution process improvements
  • Mentor junior staff in USB debug and analysis concepts


Preferred Experience:

  • Technical expertise in debug of USB4/3.2 system solutions including type C, PD, and retimers
  • Good knowledge of USB4/3.2 specifications
  • Exposure to USB compliance specification and test cases
  • Experience using USB analyzer and oscilloscope based tools in the analysis an debug of USB issues
  • Experience in software development including using languages such as Python to be used in USB debug and analysis tools
  • CPU/APU and system level hardware and software usage
  • Good written and oral communication skills



  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering preferred


Location: Markham ON


Requisition Number: 150762 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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