Product Development Engineer 2 - 115981

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.

This role:

Position includes test planning, test creation, characterization, data analysis, and silicon debug testing in groundbreaking process technologies. Experienced in DFT (Design for Test) Scan, scan design, methodology, test development, optimization, failure mechanisms, and debug processes.


This person:

Test Engineering is a cost, quality, and time-to-market driven team responsible for enabling the availability of microprocessors to our customers.

We are looking for someone with analytical mentality that enjoys evaluation and problem solving using standard engineering methods.

Drives technical decisions independently.

Has accountability for accuracy, reliability and completeness of assignment results critical to the project’s success.

Someone with pre-silicon experience including understanding product features, developing characterization test plans, highlighting test coverage holes, and developing software and hardware infrastructure to execute those plans.

This requires interaction with Design, our internal customers and allows for the opportunity to provide test improvement feedback for future designs.

Post-silicon responsibilities include microprocessor debug & analysis and the execution of characterization plans.

This may include silicon performance issues, yield issues, manufacturing processes, and device marginalities. The Engineer will work closely with Design to root cause issues that result from the debug, characterization, and margin analysis.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Test pattern & test flow development, debug, test and characterization
  • Pre-Silicon Test planning & validation, Engagement with Design
  • Post Silicon Bring up of Test patterns leading to optimization for mass production enablement
  • Characterization and debug of new silicon designs and process technologies
  • Optimization of test flows for increased quality and cost improvement
  • Analysis of part failures leading to test improvement
  • Analysis of characterization data across PVT


Preferred Experience:

  • Strong Leadership & communications skills including data presentation
  • Java, Perl, C++ coding skills
  • ATE (Automatic Test Equipment) test experience - Advantest V93K experience preferred.
  • Unix and Windows proficiency
  • Deep knowledge of computer architecture is preferred




LOCATION: Austin, Texas




We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.



Requisition Number: 115981 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering


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