Product Development Engineer 2 (99166)

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 Development Engineer - ATE

The Role:

Our team is looking for a test team member that works on planning, debug and manage manufacturing and characterization test programs for next-generation AMD microprocessors. They work on Automated Test Equipment (ATE) platforms including LTXC Sapphire and Verigy 93K. They debug test infrastructure issues including test HW, test SW, and device-specific IP. They must ensure overall compatibility, compliance, drive improvements and test coverage of microprocessors from product definition through product qualification and into high volume manufacturing by developing product specific test hardware, software and diagnostics. We have competitive benefit packages and award-winning culture. Join Us!

The Person:

  • The person should possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work with geographically distributed product engineering teams. Also, the ability to lead projects of 1-3 months duration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • This person would be responsible for definable portion of large project or process and for quality and timely result. Primary focus is on driving execution of projects.
  • Solves sophisticated problems and makes some modifications to standard methods.
  • Minimize schedule and technical risk by foreseeing and addressing obstacles proactively and purposefully. Hardworking problem solver, building the best solutions for the most important problems
  • In collaboration with internal technical specialists and engineers, analyze global environmental regulations and initiatives (e.g. product energy efficiency, chemical restrictions, circular economy, end of life requirements, government procurement); assess the impact on AMD product design, processes, supply chain, and customers; and advocate AMD’s interests directly and/or within the industry
  • Includes accountability for results in that area, and for communication of the status of interdependencies to management or senior product development staff.
  • Execute product improvement activities to reduce cost, improve yield and resolve quality issues.
  • Other duties as vital.

Preferred Experience:

  • Proven experience in semiconductor product development.
  • Experience in silicon debug using Standard ATE platforms such and proficient in 93K Tester or equivalent. (SLT experience also accepted.)
  • Strong experience with C++, Java, C, or C#.
  • Experience in XP, AGILE, Scrum, or Kanban as processes.
  • Statistical analysis experience to determine population mean and outliers.
  • Pareto analysis experience to drive a debug process.
  • Experience w/ PC HW debug including networking, storage, and thermal control.
  • Familiar with general Computer Architecture concepts such as pipelining and caching, x86 architecture, and PC computer organization.
  • Experience with logic analyzers, voltmeters, oscilloscopes, and other debug tools.
  • Experience with revision control (GIT, SVN, CVS, or similar).
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Ruby, shell script, or similar
  • Familiar with Linux or Unix Operating Systems.
  • Familiar with Microsoft standard apps (i.e. Office), Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.
  • Familiar with building computer systems (desktops, laptops, servers, etc).
  • Low level software development experience (Assembly, BIOS).
  • Familiar with hardware description languages.

Academic Credentials:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering, proven experience is a plus.


Austin, TX



Requisition Number: 99166 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering


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