Platform Debug Engineer - 118301

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.


Server Platform Debug Engineer will work with internal validation and our customer teams during critical issue escalations and help get issues resolved in time to meet customer development or sustaining milestones.




  • Debug and root cause determination of improper or inconsistent operation of PC systems.
  • Board level hardware and software bring up of X86 based SOCs (CPU, Memory Controllers, USB,PCIE).
  • Manage and track technical issues, risks and priorities.
  • Software tool development to support the debug and test simplification and automation
  • Support product engineering in resolving customer issues which require system-level expertise Provide debug, applications support, and design assistance to customers, and field applications.



  • 3+ years or more of experience debugging PC issues including window BSOD, hard hangs, Soft hangs, USB, PCIE, Memory and Power management issues.
  • Must excel in a dynamic team working environment.
  • System level debugging skills that enable the root causing of potential issues at the operating system level.
  • A thorough understanding of PC industry standard busses and their software stack, such as PCIe, USB, and SATA is required
  • Experience in programming and/or scripting languages (E.g. C++, Perl, Python, Shell).
  • Use of tools such as Jtag debuggers, logic analyzers, SATA, USB, and PCIe bus analyzers.
  • System Verilog and emulation knowledge is desired.
  • Familiarity with board level design is an added bonus.
  • Knowledge of Windows Internals, Kernel mode driver programming, Operating Systems & Applications is desired.





  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Engineering with 3+ years of applicable experience.




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: 118301 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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