Microprocessor Test Engineering Manager - 93943

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.

Microprocessor Test Engineering Manager

The Role:

This is an Engineering Management position responsible for a product engineering team. Manages and controls activities in multi-functional areas of the team. Team activities ensure overall compatibility, compliance, and test coverage of AMD microprocessors from pre-silicon planning through high volume manufacturing by designing, developing, and modifying product specific test hardware, software and diagnostics. Team correlates the test solution to lab/manufacturing/customer platforms to validate product design, fabrication process, packaging technology, and manufacturing robustness to product specifications. Acts as liaison with internal customers/partners and vendors.


The Person:

A self-starter who is passionate about leading-edge technology, being an inspiring leader, excellent communicator who can engage with key partners at all levels to drive technical and strategic alignment.

  • These abilities will resolve ambiguity and adapt to changes in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • This person will be an established strategic and result oriented leader who consistently raises the bar to drive the team and the wider organization for success.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication and the ability to work with geographically distributed teams
  • Ability to influence across organizational boundaries



Key Responsibilities:

  • Recommends changes to unit or sub-unit policies.
  • Communicates status to management or executive staff.
  • Influences technical decisions that have an impact on final product.
  • Champions important technical decisions.
  • Management reviews work to measure meeting of objectives.
  • Provides direct supervision, coaching and mentorship to professional individual contributors and/or skilled support individual contributors (i.e. technicians, support personnel).
  • Sets clear team goals and responsibilities.
  • Acts as advisor to a unit or sub-units and may become actively involved as required to meet schedules and resolve problems.
  • Develops and maintain effective working relationship with other departments.
  • Collaborates on or assumes responsibility for a specific project, or a definable portion of a larger project or process.


Preferred Experience:

  • Strong background in Semiconductor Product Development, managing products, projects and people.
  • Broad experience developing tests, patterns/vectors, timing, and diagnostics on Automated Test Equipment (ATE)
  • Experience in XP, AGILE, Scrum, or Kanban as Scrum Master or Product Owner.
  • Statistical analysis experience to determine population mean and outliers.
  • Pareto analysis experience to drive a debug process.
  • Experience presenting to Director level management internally.
  • Avantest 93k experience preferred
  • Courses or certifications in project management(PMI, LSS, AGILE)
  • Experience with revision control (GIT, SVN, CVS, RCS or similar).
  • Debug experience in hardware, software, device, and/or manufacturing domains.
  • Experience with C++, Java, C, or C# and scripting languages (Perl, Ruby, shell script, or similar).
  • Experience with logic analyzers, voltmeters, oscilloscopes, and other debug tools.
  • Linux or Unix Operating Systems.
  • Microsoft standard apps (i.e. Office), Microsoft Windows Operating Systems


Academic Credentials:

  • B.S. or M.S. degree plus directly related engineering and team management experience



Austin, Tx



Requisition Number: 93943 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering


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