Memory Product Application Engineer 1 (158282)

Location: Longmont, Colorado, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Job Description


The person in the role of Product Applications Engineer (PAE) provides technical support for Xilinx FPGAs, SoCs, and ACAPs as well as the associated Xilinx tools, software drivers, and IP. The PAE works with customers, field engineers, marketing and factory engineers to rapidly resolve complex technical issues. The PAE enables customers to proceed with their designs and recommends improvements to AMD products. 


This role has a growth path towards becoming an expert in Memory Interfaces and IPs. This specialty handles support requests in all aspects of memory system design from component selection to PCB design to performance optimization. A successful PAE listens to the customer, discusses debug strategies, works issues to root cause and identifies corrective actions. Excellent written and spoken communications skills, a commitment to teamwork and an ability to multi-task are essential skills.


This role is based in Longmont, Colorado at the foot of the beautiful Rocky Mountains.



  • Provide direct technical support to customers on critical design issues with a focus on Memory Interfaces and IP 
  • Work in a team environment in identifying customer problems and proposing appropriate solutions 
  • Provide customers advice on alternative design techniques and the implementation of alternative solutions 
  • Provide information and data on a variety of AMD products 
  • Provide solutions for specific customer needs 
  • Develop specific tactical projects for key design programs 
  • Generate application notes, reference designs, and answer records 
  • Provide input to product development teams on ease of use and customer needs

AMD is a US federal government contractor and subcontractor and our employees are subject to any and all federal guidelines by Executive Order or OSHA related to COVID-19 vaccination. If selected to be hired, you may be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exemption as required by law.



We are looking for entry level professionals with interest in the role and willingness to learn!


Education Requirements: BS in CS/CE/EE with 0-2 Years of Experience


Required skills

  • Experience with common lab tools like oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and/or in-system debuggers
  • Experience in RTL and C coding
  • Experience analyzing simulation or logic analyzer waveforms
  • Understanding of computer architecture
  • Ability to read and analyze board schematics
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills 
  • Ability to communicate technical information in an organized and understandable fashion 
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to multitask, prioritize and track many activities
  • High initiative and self-starter
  • People focused approach with a demonstrated concern and desire to work with and assist customers 

Desired skills

  • Experience with Xilinx Vivado tools, simulation tools and/or timing closure techniques
  • Knowledge of best practices and tools for designing and debugging
  • Ability to create test designs to root cause FPGA design, embedded system design, or board level issues 
  • Ability to read and analyze board layouts
  • Experience with FPGA based design, PCB design and/or hardware validation
  • Experience with DDR3, LPDDR3, DDR4, LPDDR4 and/or industry IO standards


COMPENSATION RANGE AND BENEFITS STATEMENT: Expected to range from $54,390 to $77,700, commensurate with experience and specific skill sets. Benefits offered are described



Requisition Number: 158282 
Country: United States State: Colorado City: Longmont 
Job Function: Product Engineering  

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