Director Test Engineering

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana, IN

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.


looking for an individual to lead the Test Development Engineering group in Hyderabad who will report directly to the VP of Test Development Engineering in San Jose. In this role, the candidate will manage a staff of test development managers and a department with over 15 engineers supporting DFT, test pattern development, and bench / ATE validation. Scope of department also includes internal tool development to support FPGA test specific development needs

The TDE Director will engage early with IC design and software engineering groups during pre-silicon development to drive implementation of DFT and develop test plans. The team is responsible for both structural test (scan, MBIST) and functional test / fault grading of the FPGA. The team will work on both pure digital blocks, as well as, mixed signal blocks. The candidate will need to collaborate effectively with Product and Test Engineering in Singapore and overseas to bring-up test patterns on the ATE and resolve design / yield / test pattern issues. The candidate will need to hire talented managers and engineers to continue growing the organization. The candidate should have past experience and success in building an organization that meets business objectives and is adaptable to changing needs.

Qualifications - External


  • MS or Ph.D. Engineering degree (EE or equivalent) with 15-20 years semiconductor industry experience
  • Minimum of ten years of hands on Test Development experience (DFT, EDA tools, etc..)
  • Solid knowledge & experience in defining test solutions for multi-million gate SOC (Scan & MBIST) with Mixed Signal IPs (PLL, High Speed SERDES, DDR)
  • Knowledgeable in full SOC design and manufacturing cycle with specialized/direct experience in multiple areas; RTL/Custom Logic design, Synthesis, P&R, STA, Integration, Verification, Characterization and ATE test
  • Strong understanding of relationships between Hardware, Firmware and Software in FPGA and/or multi-processors SOC. Past experience in leading the team to successful silicon bring-up and problem solving in a complex system
  • Strong planning, project, and people management skills required.  Must have experience developing managers and individual contributors
  • Experienced hands-on technical manager not afraid to dig into details to provide technical direction
  • Proven track record of delivering results and meeting quality, cost, and time-to-market objectives
  • Ability to collaborate with overseas colleagues to define strategy, plan, and execute across the larger, global organization
  • Stakeholder influencing and people skills must be excellent.  Needs to be able to set aggressive goals and manage risks effectively
  • Must have a thorough understanding of tool development methodology.  Ability to manage software development tasks associated with specifying, developing, scheduling, and debugging according to current and future tool requirements
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Requisition Number: 152870 
Country/Region/Location: India State/Province: Telangana City: Hyderabad 
Job Function: 
Reliability & Test  

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