Spring 2023 Server SOC Post Silicon Validation Engineer Co-Op/ Intern Co-Op/ Intern

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Post Silicon Validation Coop Engineer



The role is a technical, hands-on Engineering Coop assignment within the Data Center Server SOC Post-Silicon validation team.  Engineering teams in this group have the responsibility for post-silicon feature enablement and validation at the SOC level up through BIOS, system firmware on AMD server products.  This Coop role works within these engineering teams. 



  • Develop python scripts and automation framework to support Server RAS (Reliability, Availability, Serviceability) Validation
  • Develop and execute feature enablement and validation test plans for SoC- and system-level SoC features across all AMD Server products
  • Perform system-level debug and root cause analysis to narrow down the issues to various HW/SW blocks
  • Develop post-silicon validation infrastructure (software, hardware, automation environment, and lab setup)
  • Test interactions between various SoC features using validation infrastructure.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to improve post-silicon validation test strategy, methodology, and process.
  • Be able to work in a high demand, fast paced environment with lots of real-time problem solving and critical thinking




  • Knowledge of computer hardware architecture (CPU/APU, x86, memory, bus logic)
  • Understanding of modern x86 microprocessor architecture and Server platform architecture is highly desired.
  • Familiarity with programming / scripting language (Python, or other scripting languages ...)
  • Working knowledge of Server OSes (Linux, Windows Server)
  • Must be a self-starting team player with excellent communication skills who can work with minimal guidance.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills.




  • Knowledge of any of the following industry standard interfaces: DDR, PCIe, CXL, SATA, USB.
  • Working knowledge of lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and protocol analyzers

Requisition Number: 187124 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp

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