System Validation Engineer (Desktop/Laptop/WS)

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.

System Validation Engineer (Desktop/Laptop/WS)


In this position, you will serve as a system engineer for a global operation passionate about validating, evaluating, and improving end user experience of OEM customer Client PC systems. You will collaborate multi-functionally to define and validate firmware, driver, BIOS, and new OS releases to optimize system performance, stability and improve user experience (Net Promoter Score factors) of all latest commercial and consumer OEM systems. In addition, you will define and implement competitive analysis, identify top improvement opportunities, drive corrective actions, and prepare reports for review at the Executive level within AMD and with Customers.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work cohesively with team members and lab leads to develop schedule and test execution of workstreams to support business objectives

  • To develop, to fine tune test content, methodologies, automate test execution and analysis

  • Review and Analyze test results for anomalies and out of bound conditions, drive root cause and corrective actions for such cases

  • Collaborate with R&D teams on best known configuration (BKC) SW/FW stack and OS updates, as well as developing methodologies to evaluate key NPS metrics and use case scenarios

  • Perform competitive analysis between AMD based OEM systems and targeted competitor platforms

  • Executive level reporting of key metrics, issue resolution actions, and top opportunity areas

Required skills:

  • Minimum of 2-5 years of relevant working experience in system development or debug. Specific x86 system experience preferred

  • System validation of hardware platforms and related software ecosystem

  • Must be well-organized, technically oriented, and a self-starter with a proven track record to work collaboratively and coordinate the activities of geographically distributed technical teams

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly

  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills

  • Quick to adapt to dynamic business and technical requirements

  • Motivated by working in a fast-paced matrixed organization and multi-site environment

Academic credentials:

BS or master’s degree in related field preferred


Austin, TX




We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.



Requisition Number: 135443 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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