Client Platform Debug Engineer 125785

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.

Client Platform Debug Engineer 125785


The Role:

Client Platform Debug Engineer to work closely with our customers who are developing AMD processors, chipset, and graphics-based systems. This engineer will work with validation and our customer teams during critical issue escalations and help get issues resolved in time to meet product development or sustaining milestones. This position is based in Bellevue, Washington.


The Person:

Problem solving, curious, go getter who strives for the answer in a fast paced high profile environment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Notebook/Mobile Client Platform Post-Silicon debug and validation
  • Include debugging PC systems with an emphasis on platform-level debug. Knowledge and use of standard debuggers, programmers, and emulators.
  • During development or sustaining engineering, the debug engineer is to provide root cause analysis and guidance to internal and customer design teams to help close issues.
  • Drive validation/to debug with coordination among various geos


Preferred Experience:

  • A thorough understanding of PC industry standard busses, such as PCI/PCIe, LPC, USB is required in addition to detailed knowledge of high-speed digital design and signal integrity
  • Strong understanding of BIOS, OS, and driver interactions at the system level as well as a proficient understanding of x86 CPU architecture and functionality
  • Good familiarity with switching power supplies
  • Experience as a design or debugs engineer and worked on at least 2 projects from development, through bring-up and validation and supported through the production release
  • Strong knowledge of X86 and chipset architectures and DDR memory interface desired
  • Experienced use of tools such as Jtag debuggers, logic analyzers, SATA, USB, and PCIe bus analyzers is required
  • Familiarity with tools such as schematics capture, PLD, PCB layout, signal integrity, and simulation is a bonus
  • Excellent communication skills are required in the role of supporting customers


Academic Credentials:

  • BS or MS plus with experience in debug validation environment desired.



Austin TX or Bellevue, WA 



Requisition Number: 125785 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design
Hiring Manager: Sumit Panchasara


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