Sr. Quality Technician - 78038

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

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.



Sr. Quality Technician

This Role:

The Quality Returns Debug Team is looking for a Senior Level Technician who will work with our board operations and engineering functions to perform card-level debug on customer and factory failures to determine root cause and work with appropriate technical owners on preventative and corrective actions to address the failures.


This Person:


  • Has a demonstrated experience with technical problem-solving
  • Aptitude and desire to perform hands-on technical tasks
  • 5-10 years of working experience with lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzer, in-house test tools
  • Knowledge of high-speed digital design, memory interface (HBM, GDDR), PCIE bus interface, display outputs (DP, HDMI)
  • Proficient in reading electronic schematics and electronic component datasheets
  • Can readily identify components on the card and can rework/apply-solder for debug
  • Familiar with IPC-610 quality standards
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support internal and external requests to troubleshoot card-level AMD product failures for continuous yield & quality improvements, and customer quality support
  • Perform incoming inspection and document condition of all units submitted for analysis
  • Perform failure analysis to determine root causes of failures within expected timelines, including analyzing card level features to validate functionality and spec conformance
  • Triage and communicate with the contract manufacturer and AMD teams (such as BIOS, memory, I/O, display, diagnostics, etc) as needed to converge on root cause
  • After root cause identification, drive accountable issue owner to ensure corrective and preventative actions are taken to meet customer expectations
  • Document all findings into FA database and create a completed failure analysis report for customer consumption
  • Implement ongoing continuous improvements of failure analysis process & techniques


Educational Credentials:

  • College Diploma – Electrical Technician or equivalent


Location: Markham, ON, CA


Requisition Number: 78038 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Quality


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