Product Development Engineer

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 primary role of this position is:

Product Engineering is a time-to-market driven team responsible for enabling the availability of microprocessors to our customers. As a Product Development Engineer, you will

develop ATE test programs for high performance Graphics Processors. 


Pre-silicon responsibilities for the Test Engineer include:

  • understanding product features
  • developing test plans
  • test creation
  • pattern debug
  • characterization
  • data analysis
  • highlighting test coverage holes and developing software and hardware infrastructure to execute those plans.

This requires interaction with Design and Platform Engineering and allows for the opportunity to provide test enhancement 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 Test Engineer will work closely with Design and Platform Engineering to root cause issues that result from the debug, characterization and margin analysis.
  • The Test Engineer will also drive part failure analysis leading to test flow and/or yield improvements.



Education: Candidates will have a BS/MS in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering plus extensive directly related experience  


Required Skills:

  • Experience with developing tests, patterns/vectors, timing, and diagnostics on Automated Test Equipment
  • Familiar with Java, Eerl,  Python coding.  
  • Windows and Unix proficiency
  • Knowledge and experience with DFT features such as scan compression, memory BIST, JTAG, boundary SCAN and at-speed testing
  • ATE test program knowledge, including pattern development and conversion, 93k test experience preferred
  • Analog/High-speed IO Silicon debug or Failure Analysis is a plus
  • Understanding of semiconductor device physics and speed path analysis
  • Understanding of system-level test techniques is a plus
  • Experience with Mentor or cadence EDA tools a plus
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with geographically distributed product engineering teams


Location: Austin, TX



Requisition Number: 178841 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering

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