Product Development Engineer 2 - 121844

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 is a test engineering position responsible for debug of manufacturing and characterization test programs for next-generation AMD microprocessors. This work is done using internal System Level Test (SLT) platforms to debug test infrastructure issues including test HW, test SW, diagnostics and device-specific IP. This position also includes test plan execution, silicon characterization/debug and data analysis. You will contribute to a larger team that correlates the test solution to lab/manufacturing/customer platforms to validate product design, fabrication process, packaging technology, and manufacturing robustness to product specifications.



  • 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.
  • Able to optimize partnerships with geographically distributed product engineering teams.
  • Executes projects with quality and timeliness.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Participation 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).
  • Adept 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.
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering

Requisition Number: 121844 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering
Hiring Manager: William Dao


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