Validation Design Engineer

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.

Post-Si Validation Design Engineer – Senior Member of Technical Staff



AMD’s Low Power Advanced Development team is seeking talented, self-motivated individuals to help develop low power innovations that enable industry-leading power efficient computing and graphics products.  We have openings for R&D engineers focusing on post-Si platform bring-up, validation and productization of advanced power features and serve as key contributors in small project teams working on low power advanced development projects. 



  • Power feature post-Si validation, debugging, tuning, and bring-up
  • Interface with architecture, design and production teams
  • Bench testing platforms
  • Scripting and coding firmware



  • Background in power conversion and delivery for digital logic device, ideally x86 CPUs or GPUs
  • Familiarity with digital logic power management techniques (clock gating, power gating, V-F curves, on-die voltage regulation, clock integrity, etc..)
  • Hardware debug methods and tools
  • RTL Verilog coding experience
  • C++, Ruby, Python, Linux BASH scripting and Windows scripting
  • Lab Experience: proficient in assembling test hardware for remote or local testing, thermal control devices, working with oscilloscopes, understand power measurement techniques and data collection and analysis
  • Understanding networking and network tools (ssh, ping, etc.)
  • Database and Data Analysis experience
  • Experience and/or familiarity in Design-for-Debug techniques and architectures is preferred



Masters or CS/EE with relevant course work and project background 



Austin, Texas



Requisition Number: 138763 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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