DDR Validation & Debug Engineer - 74590

Location: Austin, 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.

About the Position:
The AMD Server Memory Engineering Team is on the lookout for a dynamic, energetic Memory System Test Engineer to join our growing team.  As a key contributor to the success of AMD’s product portfolio, you will be part of a high-performance AMD team driving the delivery of high quality, industry leading product technology to market.  The Memory Engineering team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.

Key Responsibilities:
As a Memory IP System Test Engineer, you will be responsible for planning and driving the execution of the memory subsystem validation for AMD server products.  You will also be the primary interface with memory suppliers for the AMD server team.  You will be involved in the planning of resources and schedule requirements, hardware and software requirements, validation test architecture and test plan development based on the memory IP features of the server products.


Responsibilities include:
- Provide primary engagement and interface with the various memory suppliers for the AMD server team.

- Execute the overall memory IP functional test plan and validation strategy for AMD server products.

- Work closely with supporting teams in server design, memory IP development, firmware and diagnostics, for the purpose of ensuring readiness for first silicon arrival, enablement of memory features during bring up, and debug of memory related issues throughout the development life cycle.

- Participate in enhancing AMD’s memory validation capabilities, including tool and script development, technical and procedural methodology enhancement, and various internal and cross-functional technical initiatives.

- Engage with server customers in support of server system development and validation execution.

Skills and Experience:
- Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering with focus on high speed interface technology, memory controllers and/or I/O controllers.

- Minimum 4 years of experience in one or more of the following: post silicon Validation, memory system validation and/or IP electrical characterization.

- Working knowledge of various DDR memory technologies such as RDIMM, LRDIMM, 3DS and NVDIMM.

- Strong scripting skills (eg. Perl, Ruby, Python).

- Extensive experience with debug techniques and methodologies.

- Extensive experience with engineering lab equipment, oscilloscopes, protocol analyzers, signal generators, etc. 

- In-depth knowledge of PC architectures and system technologies.

- Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills for both internal and customer facing interaction.

- Attention to detail and the ability to analyze data quickly is a must.

- Must be a self-starter, able to drive tasks to completion independently in a dynamic team working environment.

- Ability to flex responsibilities over the development lifecycle.

- Leadership and mentoring skills a definite asset.



Requisition Number: 74590 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design 


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