Product Lab Manager 105941

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 Lab Manager 105941


The Role:

At AMD growing our leadership and expertise is essential. We invite you to consider this opportunity now available to join our team.

As the leader of AMD's Client NPRP lab team, you will own the last step in the process before sending AMD's latest cutting edged products to the most influential reviewers in the world. In addition to working side by side with some of the best engineers in the world, you will also get exposure to teams and executives across the company in this high profile role.


The Person:

  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills
  • Exhibits strong attention to detail
  • Engages well with customers and partners while navigating through potential roadblocks
  • Effective with executive communication and building respect
  • Accomplished listener who can analyze, abstract, communicate the big picture, status, progress and success to upper management.


Key Responsibilities:

  • The primary mission is to lead and mentor a team of technicians through build, test and on time shipment of systems to reviewers.
  • Ensure software, firmware, CPUs, Motherboards and memory are aligned to NPRP delivery scheduled.
  • Develop test plans, and system configurations with engineering, product marketing and product management to for NPRP.
  • Quickly diagnose issues and resolve or bring them to the attention of the lead engineer in order to maintain overall test schedule.
  • Responsible for diagnosing and resolving test automation issues.
  • Sign-off responsibility for synchronized releases for internal and external delivery
  • Partners with External and Customer co-validation teams


Preferred Experience:

  • Demonstrates Systems breadth - CPU, chipset, boards, options, peripherals, OS, BIOS, drivers
  • Sufficient exposure to industry standard benchmarks, benchmark testing, setup and reporting.
  • Ability to lead teams to test requirements for test flow development and execution.
  • Speaks SW, Hardware and System. Able to function within Bios, Drivers, Silicon, IO subsystems, power, thermal.
  • Knowledge of test methodologies as they would apply to end customer experience through NPRP review cycle.
  • Ability to work with Lead System Engineers, Lead Technical Engineers and debug leads to resolve sophisticated issues that are found in the NPRP test cycle.
  • Experience working with Product Marketing, Product Management, Program Management, and PR to ensure all software, firmware, CPU, motherboard, and memory schedules align to support launch schedule and ensure the highest quality product is delivered to reviewers on time.
  • Knowledge of how systems power sequence from POST to operating system including power, BIOS, firmware, boot and HAL.
  • Exposure to register read and write using software and hardware tools in an OS or with JTAG interface.
  • Ability to interpret new technologies from specifications and execute test procedure content.
  • Ability to code with C#, Python and PowerShell
  • Experience leading computer testing, validation or performance benchmarking.
  • Experience with client PC and mobile testing, diagnostic and debug preferred
  • Experience designing, tracking, and detailing experiments to isolate and root cause issues, industry standard computer architecture specs
  • Familiar with Microsoft Operating Systems, Linux Operating Systems, virtualization software (VMware, Xen, et al), and validation/certification processes for each of these environments
  • Familiar with high performance client IO adapters, drivers and stress testing


Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering



Austin, TX


Full Relocation and Outstanding Employee Medical Benefits!



Requisition Number: 105941 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering


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