Graphics Diagnostic Engineer

March 16 2023
Categories Electrical,
Markham, ON • Full time


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Graphics Diagnostics Engineer

The Role:

Be part of the world's leading graphics accelerator team developing test applications for the functional and behavior verification of state-of-the-art graphics accelerators. This role executes designing and implementing 3D graphics compilers, libraries, and tests, as well as analyzing and debugging the results.

The Person:

  • The candidate should be a hardworking self-starter, proactive, able to share ideas, and able to provide design verification leadership.
  • Excellent knowledge of hardware/software integration and standard diagnostic testing techniques
  • Sophisticated developer in a complex software environment
  • Exceptional problem-solving capabilities and data analysis skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Key Responsibilities:

  • The candidate would be responsible for planning, designing, implementing, debugging, and optimizing compiler and SDK/Library for 3D graphics hardware IP, as well as developing functional and stress tests.
  • Collaborate with hardware architects and logic designers to solve functional issues, and customer support engineers to help resolve testing deficiencies.
  • Explore and adopt new or evolving testing methodologies used in the industry to verify complex ASIC designs within intensive production schedules.
  • Work within existing test infrastructure on currently active projects.
  • Participate in system-level verification planning.

Preferred Experience:

  • A proven knowledge of 3D graphics hardware/firmware/software integration
  • Experience on shader programming and shader language compiler
  • Real-time 3D graphics libraries, such as Vulkan, OpenGL, or Direct3D
  • Object-oriented programming in modern C++
  • Strong software development skills on Linux
  • Candidate should have extensive experience in the diagnostic or verification environments with emphasis on ASIC system-level testing
  • Standard diagnostic testing techniques
  • A proven understanding of graphics engine architecture
  • Python, Perl, and Bash
  • Experience developing in a sophisticated software environment
  • Explore and adopt new or evolving testing methodologies used in the industry to verify complex ASIC designs within aggressive, market-driven schedules
  • Experience with source code control systems
  • Familiarity with Conan package manager
  • Knowledge of cmake
  • 3D game engine development is a plus
  • Knowledge of RTL design practices and tools is a plus

Academic Credentials:
Bachelor’s/Master’s degree, in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science

Markham, Canada


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