Senior Systems Hardware 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.

Senior Systems Hardware Engineer


The Role:

Senior level EE/Hardware Engineer focused on AMD CPU/APU Client System Hardware architecture, design, bring up and validation working on both external and internal platforms.


The Person:

The individual must have the expertise to lead and execute in the following areas:

  • Electrical Engineering, System and Board Level expertise working with cross organization teams to ensure Silicon/SW/Platform/etc. features are in sync, development is supported, and validation is planned.

    • Primary focus is on EE Motherboard level design

    • Coordination of all test activities including Bring up of silicon & boards

    • Defect prioritization and root-cause resolution plans

  • Owner for Post-silicon validation activity that includes:

    • Platform validation and test both Electrical and Functional

    • System level features, verification, and optimization

    • Test execution and debug leadership across AMD

    • Assure that all responsibilities are clearly defined across all relevant and participating organizations

  • Coordinates/Functions within Bios, Drivers, Silicon, IO subsystems, power, thermal, OS certification subject matter experts.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the Primary Electrical Engineering contact for an OEM or ODM Customer

  • Lead/Execute Customer Production Platform Design Reviews.

  • Participate in Internal Platform/Silicon Design/Bring up as required.

  • Lead/Participate in Customer Platform Bring up and as required.

  • Lead/Participate in Customer New Production Introduction Validation

  • Debug and troubleshooting system and board level issues in a development environment and platform enablement focus of Customer Production Platform

  • Proactively driving continuous improvement for pre and post-silicon Customer Engineering related procedures


Preferred Experience:

  • 10+ years' experience.


Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor's, Master's or PhD in Electrical or Computer Engineering



Austin, TX




Requisition Number: 141324 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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