This job board retrieves part of its jobs from: Toronto Jobs | Emplois Montréal | IT Jobs Canada

Jobs in Toronto & GTA for everyone!

To post a job, login or create an account |  Post a Job

   Jobs in toronto & gta   

New job offers published everyday for the diverse people of Toronto & GTA!

Slide 1
Slide 2
Slide 3
previous arrow
next arrow

SERDES Firmware Design Engineer – 97161

Advanced Micro Devices inc.

This is a Contract position in Markham, ON posted September 10, 2023.

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.

TITLE : Firmware Engineer


Serdes RTL team is looking for passionate and experienced Firmware Engineer to help with development of high speed Serdes IP. Be a part of the definition, design and development phase of industry leading and differentiating IPs for various industry protocols as well as proprietary PHYs such as EPYC’s infinity data fabric. This opportunity provides a balance of definition, firmware design and debug with exposure to SerDes components and training algorithms.

Be a part of a team that delivers Industry leading IP and help our experts in RTL, FW, circuit and architecture teams develop leading edge and differentiating IPs.


  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details.
  • Must be a self starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


  • Review design documentation and understand SerDes high speed PHY sub-components.
  • Review and understand PHY sub-component sequencing and electrical requirement
  • Implement sequencing and algorithmic firmware for enablement and calibration of various PHY components using C programming language targeting an embedded micro-controllers
  • Understand and support existing infrastructure/scripts around firmware generation (C, python)
  • Help implement new scripts to automate firmware process


  • Firmware experience around embedded u-controller in C
  • C, Python and work experience with assembly language
  • Basic understanding of SerDes or other analog/custom circuit is
  • Firmware/programming experience in Serdes Digital domain is preferred
  • Digital Verilog ASIC design experience is preferred
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details.
  • Must be a self starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer engineering is required. Master’s or PhD degree is a plus.


Markham, ON

      • AMD employees who will be working onsite at an AMD US facility, are encouraged to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon their start date. This is for the safety of our employees, and to permit AMD to be prepared in the event the stay on Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors is lifted. AMD is not requiring exemption / accommodation submittals at this time.


Requisition Number: 97161
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

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.