Diagnostic Framework 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.

Diagnostic Framework Engineer - Austin


This position is crucial to the success of AMD’s Product Road Map and will be focused on providing critical diagnostics for the next generation of our flagship products.


  • Motivated, self-starter who can work both independently and collaboratively in groundbreaking, fast pace environment
  • Creative problem solver
  • Excellent technical communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Enjoys working with global AMD teams across multiple continents

  • Develop and maintain Diagnostic software framework (The Linux driver utilized by CPU and GPU diagnostic software developers to write tests to verify AMD IPs on silicon).
  • Collaborate with AMD software organizations to co-develop common features to initialize and configure AMD Device and verify them in diagnostic environment
  • Verify Diagnostic framework on emulation, Simulation and silicon
  • Collaborate with ASIC design team/SoC architecture to implement necessary features to enable diagnostic teams to write effective diagnostic tests.
  • Participating in AMD’s broader debug and diagnostic efforts to root cause silicon or design issues
    Preferred Experience
  • Extensive experience in C, C++, and script languages
  • Demonstrated experience in software & semiconductor industry
  • Producing quality software (architecture and development)
  • Excellent knowledge of x86 architecture with an emphasis on hardware interfaces
  • Deep knowledge of Operating System Architectures (Linux & Windows)
  • Proficient with compiler toolchains, debug tools, and build environments
  • Broad debug experience with JTAG and/or GDB to identify critical software bugs
  • Linux/Windows kernel and device driver development
  • Software performance analysis, optimization and low-level programming
  • Knowledge of CPU and GPU architecture
  • Work with the upstream Linux kernel community to present and implement new features in the upstream kernel
  • Familiar with source control systems like Perforce, SVN and Git
  • Hands-on experience with ASIC bring up

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. In EE or CS or equivalent preferred


    Austin, Texas






      • 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: 91064 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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