Post Silicon Validation Engineer - 116511

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.

Post Silicon Validation Engineer



Technical, hands-on engineer responsible for Datacenter Server SoC Post-Silicon features validation and enablement at the silicon SoC level up through BIOS, system firmware on AMD Server products.  This individual will be primarily responsible for interfacing with silicon, firmware, and platform design groups to develop and execute validation test plans for Datacenter Server SoC products during post-silicon bring-up / validation, and to debug memory system feature issues. Experience with DDR and memory systems is preferred.




  • Drive post-silicon debug efforts to identify root cause and resolution of AMD's newest Server SoC
  • Perform system-level debug and root cause analysis to narrow down the issues to various HW/SW blocks
  • Develop and execute feature enablement and validation test plans for SoC- and system-level SoC features across all AMD Server products
  • Develop post-silicon validation infrastructure (software, hardware, automation environment, and lab setup)
  • Test interactions between various SoC features using validation infrastructure.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to improve post-silicon validation test strategy, methodology, and process.
  • Leading collaborative technical discussions to drive resolution on technical issues and roll out technical initiatives.
  • Be able to work in a high demand, fast paced environment with lots of real-time problem solving and critical thinking




  • Knowledge of computer hardware architecture (CPU/APU, x86, memory, bus logic)
  • Understanding of modern x86 microprocessor architecture and Server platform architecture is highly desired.
  • Test plan and test development experience
  • Able to execute and drive success of programs with multiple projects on the go.
  • Debug skills
  • Familiarity with scripting language (Python, or other scripting languages ...)
  • Working knowledge of Server OSes (Linux)
  • Must be a self-starting team player with excellent communication skills who can work with minimal guidance.
  • Forward thinker that drives improvement to development process, code architecture and fosters a spirit of innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills.




  • Knowledge of DDR4, DDR5, dram, and DDR bus highly desired
  • Working knowledge of lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and protocol analyzers
  • Self-organizing and the ability multitask based on priorities.



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Electronics / Computer Science related
  • 2+ years of experience in SoC validation and debug.



Austin, Texas



Requisition Number: 116511 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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