Principal Systems Engineer - 78924

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.

Be part of a growing team within AMD that is building GPUs/Accelerated Processors that power the world’s biggest systems used for Machine Learning, HPC, AI and Cloud Gaming. Our customers include some of the biggest names in the industry and are eager to partner with AMD. You will be part of the team responsible for improving the silicon and system test capability for AMD’s compute/accelerated processing GPUs. The team is building new ways of doing both pre-silicon and post-silicon validation to ensure our products are Enterprise Ready.

You will be part of the test team. We are looking for people with energy, technical experience and willingness to stretch the boundary of testing. You will work with architects, silicon designers, testers and other automation engineers to develop stress tests and exercisers crafted to thoroughly verify our products. You will have the latitude to innovate and be part of driving change. Our business is growing rapidly and therefore you will have technical and leadership opportunities to demonstrate/grow your skills and career.

The Role:

Dual capacity role to serve as System Test architect and also develop System Level stress tests for AMD’s Datacenter Graphics products which will include Graphics based Compute/Accelerated Processing combined with AMD/Intel CPUs. The person will work in the Datacenter Graphics and Accelerated Computing team which is responsible for Silicon, Board and System Validation. Team members will be responsible for working with Silicon/IP design teams, key architects and other validation team members to drive and develop system test strategies and stress tests. This will cover systems to include multi-GPU with multi-CPU systems. Focus will be HPC, Compute and Machine Learning target markets.

  • 15+ years of experience working in validation area with focus on system test for server/enterprise space.
  • Proven skills in driving system test stress methodologies and test cases/suite design/development
  • Must possess both programming skills and the ability to understand hardware/software
  • Graphics experience a plus
  • Proven C, scripting programming skills
  • Solid understanding of Linux Kernel development
  • Any tools/infrastructure experience a plus
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated ability in “showing initiative” to get things done


Austin Texas

Requisition Number: 78924 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Information Technology


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