Product Development Engineer

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Product Development Engineer




Position includes test planning, test creation, characterization, data analysis, and silicon debug of DFT Scan/ ATPG tests in groundbreaking process technologies. Familiarity with DFT Scan, test development, optimization, and debug processes.


The Candidate:

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 pre-silicon abilities 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 and Platform Engineering 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 & Platform Engineering to root cause issues that result from the debug, characterization, and margin analysis. The position also provides datasheets specifications and drive improvements in yield. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Test patterns & test flows 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 & communication skills including data presentation
  • Java, Perl, C++ coding skills
  •  ATE test experience – Advantest V93K experience preferred.
  • Unix and Windows proficiency
  • Modern computer architecture knowledge
  • JTAG knowledge
  • Any one of SCAN, BIST, FUNC or HSIO pattern development and debug experience


Academic Credentials:

BS/MS EE or equivalent 



Austin, Tx



Requisition Number: 187064 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering

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