Post Silicon Debug Manager - 87788

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.



AMD Server Engineering is looking for a Senior Manager to lead our Austin Server Debug team which is responsible to Debug and root cause improper or inconsistent operation of server systems. The manager will also lead a team responsible for driving Post-Silicon debug strategic initiatives in the Server Platform Solution Engineering Group to accelerate debug in AMD. Ideal candidate must possess strong analytical skills, demonstrate experience in design of experiments to solve problems, and management capabilities.  



  • Grow and manage a Server debug team responsible to root cause and determinate improper or inconsistent operation of server systems.
  • Guide the team to provide root cause analysis and guidance to internal design teams to help close any gating issues.
  • Direct complex debug efforts for internal/customer findings to identify root cause and resolution.
  • Improve debug capabilities and methodologies over time by identifying common challenges or impediments to efficient debug and working with partner organizations to drive innovation in tools and methods.
  • Manage and track technical issues, risks and priorities. Manage customer and executive communications, including program status, risks and opportunities.



  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, leadership, analytical, project planning and management skills.
  • The individual is required to be a self-starter and be able to deal with a high level of ambiguity.
  • Extensive industry experience in semiconductor, hardware or firmware development.
  • Excellent verbal communication and written, presentation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of X86 architecture, SoC design and Power management.
  • Good understanding of PC platform hardware, Operating Systems, Device Drivers and System BIOS interactions.
  • Hands-on experience debugging low-level firmware such as UEFI, power management FW, memory initialization and training, or similar.
  • System level debugging skills that enable the root causing of potential issues at the operating system level.
  • Experience in programming and/or scripting languages (E.g. C++, Perl, Python, Shell).


Austin, TX 

Santa Clara, CA 



Requisition Number: 87788 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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