Client Platform Debug Lead - 79963

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.

System Debug Lead:

The Client Platform System Debug Lead responsible for working directly with customers and internal development teams for debugging SW and HW Issues.


Responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:

  • Experience with debugging user or kernel mode drivers using WinDBG.
  • Experience in Crash dump analysis, system hang analysis and ETL parsing.
  • CPU or GPU Silicon Debug, Design for Debug Architecture, and Diagnostic Development
  • Board level hardware and software bring up of X86 based SOCs (CPU, Memory Controllers, Chip Interconnect/Fabric).
  • Debug and root cause determination of improper or inconsistent operation.
  • Software tool development to support the debug and test simplification and automation
  • Leverage debug features to accelerate testing and improve test effectiveness.
  • Provide debug and testing input for feature improvements to next generation designs.
  • Lead and drive internal cross functional teams to meet program deliverables and quality criteria according to program milestones.
  • Manage and track technical issues, risks and priorities. Manage customer and executive communications, including program status, risks and opportunities.
  • Support product engineering in resolving customer issues which require system-level expertise Provide debug, applications support, and design assistance to customers, and  field applications.



  • BS plus 8+ years of experience or MS plus 5+ years of experience desired. 
  • The ideal candidate is a hardware designer or systems debug engineer who has worked at computer hardware company as a design or debug engineer and worked on at least 2 projects from development, through bring-up and validation and supported through the release to production.
  • Strong knowledge of X86 and chipset architectures and Power management specially Modern Standby desired.
  • Expert use of tools such as Jtag debuggers, logic analyzers, SATA, USB, and PCIe bus analyzers is required.
  • Familiarity with tools such as schematics capture, PLD, PCB layout, signal integrity and simulation is an added bonus.
  • Expertise with Window kernel and driver debug
  • Excellent communication skills are required in the role of supporting customers.



Requisition Number: 79963 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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