Test Socket Development - 114822

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.


Accountable for leading and performing development work with a team responsible for defining, building, validating, and deploying test sockets used in system level test equipment, burn-in equipment, and semiconductor/platform validation setups/tools.



  • Handles and drives a team responsible for meeting test socket on-time-delivery and first-time-right goals without compromising product yields and planned capacity
  • Develops and deploys validated, production-worthy test sockets
  • Works closely with internal teams to budget for, procure, and track delivery of test sockets
  • Defines and refines developmental and operational processes to improve execution and efficiency
  • Proactively collaborate with internal customers and external test facilities to establish test socket requirements and ensure alignment to electrical, thermal, and manufacturing specifications
  • Collaborates on a technology roadmap to support future product functional and performance requirements



  • Experienced with developing and validating test sockets for semiconductor products
  • Knowledgeable in FEA, geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing, and thermal and high speed I/O signal integrity analysis
  • Experienced with integrating test sockets with other test hardware components
  • Experienced with leading technical employees
  • Experienced with working with global teams
  • Ability to direct a technical team, lead technical discussions, and handle execution
  • Experienced with modern computer hardware architecture
  • Strong communication skills at both the technical and executive levels, including the ability to create and discuss technical documentation and presentations



  • Familiar with system level test hardware (microprocessor, graphics, or other)
  • Familiar with burn-in test hardware and methodologies (microprocessor, graphics, or other)



  • A technology related bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree
  • At least 10 years of experience in test and/or product engineering
  • Management Experience




We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Requisition Number: 114822 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering


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