Design-for-Testability (DFT) Engineer - 93642

Location: Boxborough, Massachusetts, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Design-for-Testability (DFT) Engineer - 93642


The Role:

As a Design-for-Testability (DFT) Engineer, you will be part of a leading team while implementing and verifying the DFT architecture and features. We are seeking an Engineer with a strong understanding of Design-for-Test (DFT) methodologies and DFT verification experience (eg. IEEE1500, JTAG 1149.x, scan, memory BIST, etc.).


The Person:

We are on the lookout for a dynamic DFT Engineer to join our growing team. Do you enjoy Design-for-Test methodologies and DFT verification? If yes, please read on for additional details regarding this position! Our team is looking for someone who can self-start and who is able to work efficiently within a team environment and independently to drive tasks to completion, all while demonstrating excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills!


Key Responsibilities:

This DFT Engineer will be responsible for Scan/Jtag/boundary scan insertion and ATPG pattern generation as well as, Memory BIST logic generation, implementation and verification. Additional responsibilities include:

  • ATPG patterns verification with gate level simulation
  • Test coverage and test cost reduction analysis
  • Post silicon support to ensure successful bringup and enhance yield learning


Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with Mentor testkompress and/or Synopsys Tetramax/DFTMAX
  • Experience with VCS simulation tool, Perl/Shell scripting and Verilog RTL design


Academic Credentials:

Master degree preferred, and/ working experience in the ASIC DFT area



Boxborough, MA



Requisition Number: 93642 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Design


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