Product Development Engineer (99165)

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.

Product Development Engineer - ATE

The person in this role will be a member of a test team that works on planning, debugging and developing manufacturing and characterization test programs for next-generation AMD microprocessors. They work on Automated Test Equipment (ATE) platforms including Verigy 93K. They debug test infrastructure issues including test HW, test SW, and device-specific IP. They must ensure overall compatibility, compliance, and test coverage of microprocessors from product definition through product qualification and into high volume manufacturing by developing product specific test hardware, software, and diagnostics.


The Person:

  • The person should possess excellent interpersonal skills and to work with geographically distributed product engineering teams. Also, the ability to lead projects of 1-3 months duration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • This person would be responsible for large project or process and for quality and timely result. Primary focus is on driving execution of projects
  • Is encouraged to implement meaningful technical decisions.
  • Involves collaboration on or assuming the responsibility for a specific project, or a definable portion of a larger project or process.
  • Includes accountability for results in that area, and for communication of the status of interdependencies to management or senior product development staff.
  • Execute product improvement activities to reduce cost, improve yield and resolve quality issues.
  • Other duties, as vital.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in semiconductor product development.
  • Experience in silicon debug using Standard ATE platforms such as 93K Tester or equivalent. (SLT experience also accepted.)
  • Strong experience with C++, Java, C, or C#.
  • Experience in XP, AGILE, Scrum, or Kanban as processes.
  • Statistical analysis experience to resolve population mean and outliers.
  • Pareto analysis experience to drive a debug process.
  • Experience w/ PC HW debug including networking, storage, and thermal control.
  • Familiar with general Computer Architecture concepts such as pipelining and caching, x86 architecture, and PC computer organization.
  • Experience with logic analyzers, voltmeters, oscilloscopes, and other debug tools.
  • Experience with revision control (GIT, SVN, CVS, or similar).
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Ruby, shell script, or similar
  • Familiar with Linux or Unix Operating Systems.
  • Familiar with Microsoft standard apps (i.e. Office), Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.
  • Familiar with building computer systems (desktops, laptops, servers, etc).
  • Low level software development experience (Assembly, BIOS).
  • Familiar with hardware description languages.

Academic Credentials:

B.S. or M.S. in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering, industry experience is a plus.


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.


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Requisition Number: 99165 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering


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