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Sys/Test Validation Engineer 2

December 3 2021
Categories Engineering, Information Technology, QA, Tester, Debug, Quality, Test, Inspection, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Markham, ON

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.

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. As a Power Management FW QA Systems Engineer, you will drive the planning, development, and first level debug of System Management and Power Management FW QA infrastructure for forthcoming AMD Semi-Custom SOC programs.

As a key contributor to the success of AMD’s products, 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 Systems Engineering team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute FW quality test plans for System Management and Power Management Firmware
  • Driving the QA infrastructure development for automation and test suites including setup and maintenance of hardware and test boards
  • Driving first level analysis of results and isolation of failures
  • Driving technical innovation to enhance AMD’s capabilities in FW validation, including tool and script development, technical and procedural methodology enhancement, and various internal and cross-functional technical initiatives


  • Minimum 2+ years of experience with low level software/firmware and embedded systems
  • Demonstrated ability in C, Python, and shell scripting languages
  • Working understanding
    • Windows and Linux-based operating systems and technologies
    • Git and Source code management infrastructures [i.e. GitLab, GitHub, etc.]
    • Networking infrastructure configuration and debug
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excel in a dynamic team working environment
  • Self-starter, strong collaborator, and able to independently drive tasks to completion


  • Knowledge of system architectures
  • Technical understanding of System Management and Power Management architecture & design
  • Experience in Doxygen or other SW Documentation generator tools
  • Experience using Perl and Ruby
  • Experience with first level system or board level debug


Bachelor degree in Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering, or related degrees

Requisition Number: 128301
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham
Job Function:Design

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