IP Systems Engineer

Apr 21, 2024
Markham, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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THE ROLE: 

The AMD Semi-Custom Business Unit IP Systems Engineering Team is seeking an energetic, experienced IP Systems Engineer to join our growing team where past products include game consoles such as the PS5 and Xbox One Series X. As an IP Systems Engineer, you will drive the planning, validation, silicon bring-up and debug of System Management and Power Management IP as well as contributing to development of related firmware for forthcoming AMD Semi-Custom SOC programs.

 

As a key contributor to the success of AMD’s IP, you will be part of a leading team to drive and enhance AMD’s abilities to deliver the highest quality, industry leading technologies to market. The IP Systems Engineering team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.  

 

THE PERSON: 

You have a passion for modern, complex processor architecture, digital design, and verification in general. You are a team player who has excellent communication skills and experience collaborating with other engineers located in different sites/timezones. You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills and are willing to learn and ready to take on problems. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Driving pre-silicon validation of firmware
  • Defining and executing the overall hardware/firmware functional test plans strategy
  • Owning development of firmware designed for an embedded microcontroller in C
  • Debugging and supporting of IP hardware or firmware issues found during pre-silicon, bring-up, validation, and production phases
  • Leading collaborative technical discussions to drive resolution on technical issues
  • Owning creation of testing and utility software using Python
  • Driving technical innovation to enhance AMD’s capabilities and processes in IP/firmware validation

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Minimum 5-6 years of experience with low level software/firmware and embedded systems as well as post-silicon validation
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly
  • Comprehensive knowledge of C, assembly and scripting languages
  • Comprehensive experience with IP/system level bring-up, ASIC debug techniques and methodologies
  • Experience with System Management and Power Management
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excel in a dynamic team working environment
  • Self-starter, strong collaborator, and able to independently drive tasks to completion

 

ASSETS: 

 

  • Working knowledge of Linux-based operating systems and technologies
  • In-depth knowledge of system architectures and concepts
  • Technical understanding of Graphics, Display, Multimedia, PCIe, Security and/or IO architecture & design
  • Experience in Doxygen or other SW Documentation generator tools
  • Experience with emulation or other pre-silicon validation tools
  • Experience with common lab equipment, including protocol/logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.
  • Experience with object oriented programming
  • Familiarity with Git and Perforce
  • Technical Leadership and mentoring skills

 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor, Master's or PhD degree in Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering, or related degrees

 

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Benefits offered are described:  AMD benefits at a glance.

 

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.

Benefits offered are described:  AMD benefits at a glance.

 

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.

THE ROLE: 

The AMD Semi-Custom Business Unit IP Systems Engineering Team is seeking an energetic, experienced IP Systems Engineer to join our growing team where past products include game consoles such as the PS5 and Xbox One Series X. As an IP Systems Engineer, you will drive the planning, validation, silicon bring-up and debug of System Management and Power Management IP as well as contributing to development of related firmware for forthcoming AMD Semi-Custom SOC programs.

 

As a key contributor to the success of AMD’s IP, you will be part of a leading team to drive and enhance AMD’s abilities to deliver the highest quality, industry leading technologies to market. The IP Systems Engineering team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.  

 

THE PERSON: 

You have a passion for modern, complex processor architecture, digital design, and verification in general. You are a team player who has excellent communication skills and experience collaborating with other engineers located in different sites/timezones. You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills and are willing to learn and ready to take on problems. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Driving pre-silicon validation of firmware
  • Defining and executing the overall hardware/firmware functional test plans strategy
  • Owning development of firmware designed for an embedded microcontroller in C
  • Debugging and supporting of IP hardware or firmware issues found during pre-silicon, bring-up, validation, and production phases
  • Leading collaborative technical discussions to drive resolution on technical issues
  • Owning creation of testing and utility software using Python
  • Driving technical innovation to enhance AMD’s capabilities and processes in IP/firmware validation

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Minimum 5-6 years of experience with low level software/firmware and embedded systems as well as post-silicon validation
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly
  • Comprehensive knowledge of C, assembly and scripting languages
  • Comprehensive experience with IP/system level bring-up, ASIC debug techniques and methodologies
  • Experience with System Management and Power Management
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excel in a dynamic team working environment
  • Self-starter, strong collaborator, and able to independently drive tasks to completion

 

ASSETS: 

 

  • Working knowledge of Linux-based operating systems and technologies
  • In-depth knowledge of system architectures and concepts
  • Technical understanding of Graphics, Display, Multimedia, PCIe, Security and/or IO architecture & design
  • Experience in Doxygen or other SW Documentation generator tools
  • Experience with emulation or other pre-silicon validation tools
  • Experience with common lab equipment, including protocol/logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.
  • Experience with object oriented programming
  • Familiarity with Git and Perforce
  • Technical Leadership and mentoring skills

 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor, Master's or PhD degree in Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering, or related degrees

 

#LI-AG1

 

#LI-HYBRID

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