Test & Reliability Architect (Design/Test For Reliability Architect - 123581

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.


The primary role of this position is:

The Test for Reliability Architect serves as the primary technical interface between design, technology and product engineering teams and leads efforts to establish and drive best practices to optimize performance and reliability across AMD products.


Role details include:

  • Provide technical leadership across departmental boundaries in all aspects of reliability enhancement on advanced nodes. 
  • Harmonize DFT/Design and Test Methods to detect outlier units.
  • Develop and drive innovative DFT architecture, custom test methods, test infrastructure, and automated statistical detection methodologies (ex. DPAT, Adaptive Test, etc..).
  • Consolidate learning from early technology validation vehicles (test chips and lead product(s)) to deliver platform level guidance. 
  • Interact with vendors toward driving next generation DFT capability (ex. Analytical Software, Siemens/SnPS/EDA, 3PIP, Advantest/Test Systems)
  • Develop and deliver customized innovative analytical solutions where appropriate (ex.  multivariate, clustering, principal component, etc…).
  • Work with technology validation, DFM, and product teams to capture new defect modes and implement corrective actions at foundry partners.
    Years of experience and education:
    Candidates will have a M.S. in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering plus 5 years of applicable experience or B.S and 7 years applicable experience or Ph.D. in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering plus 1 years of directly related experience.
    Required Skills:
  • Understanding of semiconductor design, process, packaging and test technologies
  • Strong competency in data analysis, reliability modeling, and outlier detection
  • Experience in HPC new product introduction and ATE test methodology
  • Familiarity with modern CAD/EDA flows and competency in DFT approaches
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with geographically distributed teams
  • Demonstrated ability to influence across organizational boundaries


Location: Austin, TX



Requisition Number: 123581 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering
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