Product Development Engineer 2- 102041

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.

The Role:

As a part of this team you as a Test Engineer will debug and manage manufacturing and characterization test programs for next-generation AMD microprocessors. You will work on internal System Level Test (SLT) platforms. Debug test infrastructure issues including test HW, test SW, diagnostics, and device-specific IP. Additionally, you'll demonstrate SLT data to drive improvements in either the product’s platform software or upstream ATE test coverage. AMD is bolder than ever, focused and energized - you can make a career move that matters! We have competitive benefit packages and award-wining culture. Join us!

The Person:

  • Analytical mentality that enjoys evaluation and problem solving using standard engineering methods.
  • Seek problems requiring cutting edge approaches and champions innovation across the organization; Make technical decisions that have a significant impact on product groups, go to market strategies, and customer happiness.
  • Ability to come up with ideas to improve current process and practices are valued. If you are a self-starter, ideas which benefit the organization are encouraged to get implemented.
  • Must be well-organized, technically oriented, and a self-starter with a validated ability to work collaboratively and coordinate activities with geographically distributed technical teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reproduce and analyze end-user reported quality issues, and working with engineering teams to prioritize and drive to resolution
  • Performs design or design-equivalent work on a portion of a project, process or activity of limited scope.
  • Executes product improvement activities to reduce cost, improve yield and resolves quality issues.

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong programming skills with Java, C++, C, Python.
  • Familiar with general Computer Architecture concepts such as pipelining and caching, x86 architecture, and PC computer organization.
  • Courses in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Digital Logic, and Circuit Theory, or an equivalent.
  • Experience in Lean, XP, AGILE, Scrum, or Kanban processes.
  • Proficient with revision control (GIT, SVN, CVS, or similar) and Continuous Integration/Deployment.
  • Familiar with unit testing.
  • Skilled in scripting languages such as Perl, Ruby, shell script, or similar
  • Familiar with Linux or Unix Operating Systems.
  • Comprehension of Microsoft standard apps (i.e. Office), Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.
  • Experience in silicon debugging using customized diagnostics and OS’s on a bench or in System Level Test platform.
  • Familiar with building computer systems (desktops, laptops, servers, etc).
  • Accomplished with low level software development experience (Assembly, BIOS).
  • Comfortable with PC HW debug including networking, storage, and thermal control.
  • Proficient with using logic analyzers, voltmeters, oscilloscopes, and other debug tools.
  • Able to perform statistical and Pareto analysis to resolve population mean and outliers as well as to drive a debug process.
  • Familiar with hardware description languages.

Academic Credentials:

B.S. in Electrical, Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent)


Austin, TX 



Requisition Number: 102041 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering


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