Summer 2023 Yield Co-Op/Intern

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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The Yield team is a functional group supporting high quality Graphics, CPU and APU products with the goal to reduce cost of manufacturing, while achieving committed time to market in a predictable and consistent fashion.



The Yield Modeling Engineering Co-Op is expected to work closely with engineers to generate accurate product yield models for complex product architectures which will be used to drive forward-looking decision making for AMD’s product roadmap.   Proficiency in coding/scripting along with strong data analysis skills are important and will be developed in this role.  Time will also be spent analyzing product yield signals to drive improvement of forecast model accuracy. 



A Yield Model Engineer develops models to forecast the yield for all of AMD’s products.   Detailed model validation work leveraging actual product yield is required to ensure accuracy and opportunity to improve/refine models.   A Yield Model Engineer also conducts in-depth investigation and analysis to understand and characterize causes of systematic and random yield loss.  The Yield Model Engineering Co-Op will work closely with Yield Model Engineers to learn and support this work.

  • Generate yield models for AMD products across all business units leveraging existing model methodology/algorithms.
  • Validate model predictions against silicon data and make improvements to the model where necessary.
  • Work with design teams to model new products in the concept phase.
  • Develop new model algorithms and improve model accuracy.
  • Develop and improve automation to improve overall process efficiency.
  • Forecast product yields over the short and long term.
  • Engineers will be expected to bring a great deal of innovation and creativity to the role. 



  • A student on track for BSc, BSEE, or a degree in Math, Physics, or Statistics
  • Data analysis skills are required to be effective in this role.
  • Proficiency in Python highly desired to support and custom algorithms and automate analysis
  • Attention to details and an ability to learn on the job
  • Written and verbal communication skills and presentations skills
  • Knowledge of semiconductor device physics is an asset


AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact


AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from head-hunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

Requisition Number: 187181 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp

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