GPU Graphics (GFx) Domain Validation Engineer - 112461

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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GPU Graphics (GFx) Domain Validation Engineer



The Datacenter Graphics and Accelerated Computing Validation Team is looking for a dynamic and energetic engineer to join our growing team. As a key contributor to the bring-up and pre- and post-silicon validation of AMD’s Datacenter GPU Multi-core Graphics domain (GFx, VCN, Cache Coherent), and working with cross-functional teams to ensure functionality and quality of SOC designs. Graphics sub-system is at heart of complex technology that delivers industry leading Datacenter solutions for Machine Learning (ML), and High-Performance Computing (HPC), and a validation engineer is responsible to run and debug industry-standard Workloads Apps (Healthcare, Genomics, Weather, Finance, Oil & Gas, etc.). The validation team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.



An experienced self-starter with the ability to execute complex test plans independently and collaborate with cross-function teams to debug and resolve issues. As a valued team member, you are expected to lead by example, and mentor junior engineers. You should be hands-on with lab tools and comfortable working in a lab environment.



Graphics Domain Validation Engineer’s responsibility includes all aspects of System validation from planning & pre-silicon emulation to post-silicon bring-up, validation, and debug. The focus will be on writing new test plans, developing bare-metal and stack-enabled unit tests & exercisers for functional and stress coverage, tune Workloads to validate various datapaths, and execute test cases on standalone silicon boards and server platforms, by targeting system-level features and operations.


Responsibilities include:

  • Develop test plans and code test cases for Graphics domain feature enablement for system-level features
  • Develop and execute test cases for unit-level functional and stress scenarios
  • Build automation and regression scripts for faster turn-around time
  • Develop re-usable, scalable, collaborative test approach by interfacing with HW, FW and Design teams
  • Able to work in fast paced environment with real-time problem-solving skills and critical thinking
  • Able to comfortable working in lab environment



  • 5-7 years of experience in SoC validation and debug
  • Validation or Verification experience of GPU cores, GFx sub-system and Cache coherency
  • Hands-on experience in using industry standard JTAG, I2C, Tester and Lab tools
  • Strong programming skills (C/C++, Python) and comfortable working on Linux or Windows platforms
  • Strong analytical and collaborative skills for test case creation and debug
  • Experience in developing test cases for Machine Learning, High Performance Computing
  • Able to work as a team and work efficiently in a dynamic environment and on multiple projects



  • Bachelors or Masters in Electrical or Computer Engineering



Austin, Texas, US


AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by December 8, 2021. AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.



Requisition Number: 112461 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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