ATE Product Development Engineer

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.

AMD Introduction:

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) (NYSE: AMD) is an innovative technology company dedicated to collaborating with customers and technology partners to ignite the next generation of computing and graphics solutions at work, home and play.


If you have a passion for excellence and a drive to achieve, you belong at AMD. Our employees work hard, have fun, and thrive on success. We meet the challenges of an evolving marketplace by staying true to our corporate values, including an unwavering respect for individuals and a focus on retaining superior employees.

The primary role of this position is:

Plan, debug and handle manufacturing and characterization test programs for next-generation AMD microprocessors. Work on Automated Test Equipment (ATE) platforms including LTXC Sapphire and Verigy 93K. Debug test infrastructure issues including test HW, test SW, and device-specific IP. Engineer must ensure overall compatibility, compliance, and test coverage of microprocessors from product definition through product qualification and into high volume manufacturing by developing product specific test hardware, software and diagnostics.

Potential roles of an Product Development Engineer include:

  1. Is responsible for quality and timeliness of result for\project/process.
  2. Problems require analysis and evaluation using standard engineering methods.
  3. Makes more sophisticated technical decisions independently.
  4. Performs design or design-equivalent work on a portion of a project, process or activity of limited scope.
  5. Has accountability for accuracy, reliability and completeness of assignment results which aid to a project’s success.
  6. Implement product improvement activities to reduce cost, improve yield and resolve quality issues.
  7. Other duties as necessary.


Years of experience and education: Candidates will have a B.S. in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering plus directly related experience or M.S.

Required Skills:

Programming experience with Ruby, C++,Java, C, or C#.

Familiar with general Computer Architecture concepts such as pipelining and caching, x86 architecture, and PC computer organization.

Courses in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Digital Logic, and Circuit Theory.

Experience in Lean, XP, AGILE, Scrum, or Kanban processes.

Experience with revision control (GIT, SVN, CVS, or similar).

Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Ruby, shell script, or similar

Familiar with Linux or Unix Operating Systems.

Familiar with Microsoft standard apps (i.e. Office), Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.

Ability to collaborate and the ability to work with geographically distributed product engineering teams.

Preferred Skills:

Experience in silicon debug using ATE implementing test specifications, ATE patterns/vectors, and ATE timing.

Familiar with using logic analyzers, voltmeters, oscilloscopes, and other debug tools.

Familiar with JTAG IEEE 1149.1 specification.

Familiar with hardware description languages.

Statistical analysis experience to resolve population mean and outliers.

Pareto experience to drive a debug process.

Work experience in any of these areas preferred.


Location: Austin, TX




Requisition Number: 157861 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering

Benefits offered are described here.

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