Product Development 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.

Sr. Yield Engineer

About the department

The Yield team is a functional group supporting high quality Graphics, CPU and APU products with the goal to reduce cost of manufacturing, while achieving committed time to market in a predictable and consistent fashion.

Job purpose

The Yield Engineer is expected to find effective solutions to complex problems and drive continuous yield improvement. Troubleshooting and problem solving are the fundamental role of the Yield Engineer. Technical leadership and innovation are required.

Key responsibilities

A Yield Model Engineer develops models to forecast the yield for all of AMD’s products. Detailed model validation work using actual product yield is required to ensure accuracy and opportunity to improve/refine models. A Yield Model Engineer also conducts in-depth investigation and analysis to identify and eliminate causes of systematic and random yield loss.

  • Yield analysis to improve supply and reduce cost of production.
  • Fix identified problems by driving corrective actions.
  • Ensure that accurate product testing is performed on AMD products for efficient yield, performance, and quality.
  • Interacts with Foundry technology team and the Product Engineering teams to identify product improvement limitations and opportunities.
  • Forecast product yields over the short and long term
  • Engineers will be encouraged to bring a phenomenal deal of innovation and creativity to the role.

Skills and experience requirements

  • A BSc, BSEE, or a degree in Math, Physics, or Statistics
  • Strong data analysis skills are required to be effective in this role.
  • Proficiency in coding/scripting is vital to develop and automate custom analysis algorithms
  • Strong attention to details and an ability to learn on the job.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentations skills.
  • Ability to design experiments and analyze results to solve problems
  • Knowledge of semiconductor device physics or semiconductor manufacturing is an asset


Austin, TX


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: 99163 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering


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