Packaging Engineer

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.

Job Description:  AMD’s Packaging Engineering team is looking for an experienced IC Packaging Engineer who will help solve complex technical challenges to deliver robust, reliable, cost-effective package & drive assembly solutions aligned with the end-product requirements. AMD is bolder than ever, focused and energized - you can make a career move that matters! Help turn "possibility" into "reality" every day!


The Person:

Will drive packaging, product risk assessment, mitigation plans, and establishing best-known processes methodologies to ensure robust package quality, reliability, and manufacturing yield.

Performing risk assessments, creating program schedules, and ownership of successful project executions within target landmark schedules/customer commitments.

Possesses excellent problem solving, communication, organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills.


Responsibilities –

  • This position will be responsible for fully owning and handling AMD’s laptop and desktop processor packaging programs branded externally “Ryzen” and “Threadripper”.
  • Extensively understand the package development flow and work fluently with NPI program management and manufacturing/process team to create and materialize a cohesive package introduction plan.
  • Interface and negotiate effectively across engineering teams to balance performance needs and schedule commitment
  • Hands on experience and Strong knowledge in NPI and high volume IC packaging, SIP Module packaging, single die packaging and heterogeneous package integration, Wafer Level Fan Out Technology (WLFO), familiarity with different assembly technologies and related characterization.
  • Create, conduct, and analyze Design of Experiments (DOE) for development and sustaining activities.
  • Execute what-if scenarios for novel packaging schemes such as 2.5D/3D and heterogeneous integration to improve assembly yield, bandwidth, power efficiency and package form factor for next generation products.
  • Responsible for package and product risk assessment, mitigation plans, and establishing best known processes methodology to ensure robust package quality, reliability, cost, and manufacturability.
  • Coordinate with suppliers, process engineers and contract manufacturers to define the process flow and ensure manufacturability.
  • Solve technical issues on package reliability, materials and assembly process.
  • Support initial package design & development activities to enable new test vehicles, package layer stackup selection and ensure critical package level performance.
  • Represent packaging team in all relevant forums to ensure on time flawless NPI.

Skills and Experience Requirements –

  • 5+ years of experience in electronic packaging development in related environments - SiP, MCM, flipchip BGA, WLFO, CSP packaging, etc.
  • Hands-on experience on Wafer Level Redistribution Layer processes and designs and InFO packaging development.
  • Experience working with tier 1 substrate and assembly suppliers for process engineering and package development.
  • Hands-on experience with SOC packaging design, assembly and reliability analysis.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, APD, SiP and CAM350.
  • Ability to work independently and tackle projects with minimum supervision.
  • BS or MS Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science or Physics required and relevant experience within technical discipline. MS or PhD preferred.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.


Requisition Number: 142901 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Packaging Engineering


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