Memory IP System Engineer - 83043

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Memory IP System Engineer - 83043


The Role:

The Memory Engineering team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development. As a key contributor to the success of AMD’s product portfolio, you will be part of a high-performance AMD team driving the delivery of high quality, industry leading product technology to market.


The Person:

The AMD Semi-Custom Business Memory Engineering Team is on the lookout for a Memory IP System Engineer to join our growing team. Are you passionate about problem solving with a curiosity to tackle challenges and improve technology? Please read on, this may be the perfect job for you!


Key Responsibilities:

As a Memory IP System Engineer (IPSE), you will drive planning and execution for memory subsystem development, and validation of AMD Semi-Custom SOC products. Planning and execution covers resource and schedule requirements, hardware and software requirements, validation test architecture and development based on the memory IP features of SOC products. This memory IPSE will also be directly in contact with AMD customers of the Semi-Customer SOC products.

  • Defining and executing overall memory IP functional test plan and validation strategy for AMD Semi-Custom SOC products.
  • Working closely with supporting teams in SOC design, memory IP development, firmware and diagnostics ensuring readiness for first silicon arrival, enablement of memory features during bring up, and debug of memory related issues throughout the development life cycle.
  • Driving technical innovation to enhance AMD’s memory validation capabilities, including tool and script development, technical and procedural methodology enhancement, and various internal and multi-functional technical initiatives.
  • Driving debug of memory IP related issues found during pre-silicon emulation, bringup, validation, and production phases of SOC programs.
  • Drive collaborative team discussions to drive resolution of technical issues and to address technical initiatives.
  • Engage with AMD Semi-Custom SOC customers throughout the development lifecycle, from the early stages of development planning through validation execution and production support.
  • Engaging with the various memory suppliers is support of the SOC system development and the validation execution.


Preferred Experience:

We are seeking someone with previous confirmed experience in SOC design/verification, memory validation and/or SOC IP electrical characterization,  post-silicon experience preferred. Additional experience includes:

  • Solid understanding and hands-on experience with various memory technologies such as DDR, GDDR, LPDDR and others.
  • Programming/scripting skills (eg. C/C++, Perl, Ruby, Python).
  • Extensive experience with debug techniques and methodologies.
  • Hands-on experience in using lab equipment, oscilloscopes, bit error rate detectors etc.
  • Experience in characterization of analog IPs like PLL, DAC and transceivers are a strong plus.
  • In-depth knowledge of PC architectures and system technologies.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills for both internal and customer facing interaction.
  • Must be a self-starter, able drive tasks to completion independently in a dynamic team working environment.
  • Ability to flex responsibilities over the development lifecycle.
  • Leadership and mentoring skills a definite asset.


Academic Credentials:

Bachelors or Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering with focus on high-speed interface technology, memory controllers and/or I/O controllers.



Austin, TX




Requisition Number: 83043 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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