Lead System Engineer- Cloud Gaming - 101701 Job in Markham for AMD | Jobs.ca

Lead System Engineer- Cloud Gaming - 101701

July 2 2021
Categories Data Centre, Warehousing, Cloud, Engineering, Information Technology
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.

Lead System Engineer- Cloud Gaming - 101701

The Role:

Are you looking for a phenomenal opportunity? In this role you will be leading technical specialists internally and externally to guide complex products from end to end, from design to delivery, requires an unusual mix of technical breadth, problem solving, and soft skills. It is for the ambitious engineer who appreciates having a high-visibility role and making an impact. Each week brings new challenges! Your ability to tackle problems and to encourage others to so as well matters to the whole organization as well as the industry.

The Person:

As a lead systems engineer (LSE) you work across functional teams and drive output through technical excellence and influence. Your track record of accomplishment will enable you to prioritize, drive, and communicate throughout the organization and externally to key partners. Successful LSEs generate consensus, drive technical decisions, and maintain an even keel. We anticipate providing an opportunity where you will learn as you go and while also mentoring.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with cross organization teams to ensure Silicon/SW/Platform/etc. features are in sync, development is supported, and validation is planned
  • Set technical direction for the test activities, including bring up of silicon & boards
  • Defect prioritization and root-cause resolution plans
  • Owner for System specification that includes:
  • Platforms definitions: Validation, test, and reference platforms
  • Covers all system features to be validated
  • Test requirements for all system features
  • System test plans that include
  • Functions within Bios, Drivers, Silicon, IO subsystems, power, thermal, OS certification
  • Multi-functional groups (Performance, Power, and Manufacturing etc.)
  • External and Customer co-validation teams
  • Platform configurations – system BOM definition
  • Sign-off responsibility for Synchronized releases for internal and external delivery
  • GPU, boards, options, OS, VBIOS, drivers
  • Test execution and debug leadership across AMD
  • Assure that all responsibilities are clearly defined across all relevant and participating organizations

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with GPU bring-up, debug and validation
  • Knowledge of DC-GPU design and use-cases in large datacenters
  • Prior experience with server system design and validation
  • Knowledge of general Computer Architecture concepts and silicon features
  • Microsoft Operating Systems, Linux Operating Systems, virtualization software (VMware, Ubuntu, et al), and validation/certification processes for each of these environments
  • Experience with system component compatibility and stress testing
  • Familiar with high performance server IO adapters, drivers
  • MS Office & MS Project tool suites
  • Familiar with scripting languages and programming (Python/Ruby)

Academic Credentials:

Bachelor/Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering preferred


Markham, Ontario, Canada


Requisition Number: 101701
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham
Job Function:Design

AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact AskHR@amd.com.

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