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Software System Designer 1- 129302

Advanced Micro Devices inc.

This is a Contract position in Markham, ON posted January 7, 2022.

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.



Software System Designer 1



The Role:

This is an exciting role in which you will have great exposure to all the latest technologies in the computer graphics industry – 3D Gaming, Display Technologies, Compute, Virtual Reality….you name it. Imagine yourself as part of the team which will deliver our next generation of computer graphics products like Ryzen APUs – This is a great opportunity to work in a unique company like AMD.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Validate new products/new SW features before releasing to customers
  • Develop and drive execution of a comprehensive, highly effective test automation strategy for complex new technology and new product introduction projects
  • Convert feature specification into test cases (manual and automated) that will cover different types of testing – boundary, negative, functional, etc.
  • Work very closely with dev teams and Project Managers to drive defects to closures.
  • Any ideas to improve current process are valued. If you are a self-starter, ideas which benefit the organization are encouraged to get implemented.



Preferred Experience:

  • Keen interest in PC Gaming and latest Computer Graphics technologies (including 3D graphics concepts/API/Gaming, VR and MR, Display technologies (FreeSync/HDR), Multimedia, Compute)
  • Good knowledge and hands on experience in PC configuration (both Software and Hardware) with methods of Troubleshooting
  • Demonstrated work on Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Hands-on experience in programming/scripting skills would be a big asset; familiar with Python, VBA, C++, Selenium framework, ML/AI coding knowledge is a plus
  • Self-starter able to achieve successful outcomes in a non-hierarchical environment, with minimal supervision or direction.
  • Detailed oriented; ability to multitask through planning/organizing.
  • Excellent Communication and Presentation skills



Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent degree plus 0-3 years relevant hands-on experience in high tech industry working in software development lifecycles, software QA or test automation




  • Canada, Ontario, Markham


Requisition Number: 129302 
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.