RAS & Low Speed IOs Validation & Debug Engineer - 74855

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.


Technical, hands-on engineer responsible for RAS (Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability), SPI/I2C, and Server Security features Validation at silicon SoC level through system solution integration and customer enablement on AMD Enterprise products.

This individual will be primarily responsible for interfacing with Silicon Design, Firmware, Platform design groups, Software and Validation teams to define Validation Infrastructure, to develop and execute test plans for Enterprise products from bring-up to validation, to ramp for initial production, and to support customers in ramping into full production.


Candidate Requirements

The candidate must have a BS or MSEE degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience in new product development from a silicon design, platform design and/or product engineering discipline. The candidate must also have a strong understanding of the general silicon engineering process, from concept to tape-out and production, as well as experience in cross-organization collaboration.  A successful candidate must have exceptional verbal, as well as written, communication skills.



  • Develop pre-silicon readiness and post-silicon plan to validate RAS features from silicon level through final System Solution Software stack.
  • Develop pre-silicon readiness and post-silicon plan to validate Low Speed IOs (Serial Peripheral Interface, I2C, SMBUS) and Server Security features from System Hardware level through final Software Solution stack.
  • Identify and root cause failures found in SoC Validation and Characterization
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team in developing HW/SW tools to improve SoC Validation coverage & Debug timeline
  • Work with cross-functional teams to proactively improve post-silicon Validation test strategy, methodology and process
  • Develop post-silicon validation infrastructure (Software, Hardware, Automation, and lab setup)
  • Mentor and lead more junior engineers on the team



  • BS or MS degree in CE, EE, or Computer Science with at least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent knowledge of RAS (Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability) features at silicon SoC, at Platform Hardware level, as well as at BIOS/FW and OS/Kernel software level
  • Strong understanding of modern Micro-Processor architecture (x86, ARM) and modern x86 Server Platform architecture
  • Excellent debugging skills at SoC and System level
  • Strong understanding of RAS features for industry standard IO interfaces (NVMe, and PCIe3/4)
  • Good knowledge of Server Low Speed IOs (SPI, I2C, SMBUS)
  • Familiarity knowledge of modern OS kernel (MS, Linux) and programming / scripting languages (C/C++, Python, Perl, ...)
  • Familiarity with pre-silicon environments (Verification, Emulation, Virtual Bring-Up) is a plus
  • Must be a self-starting team player with excellent communication skills who can work with minimal guidance
  • Must be organized and willing to take on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be passionate and driven to learn new technology and take on new challenges



Requisition Number: 74855 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering 


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