Systems Debug Lead

Location: Penang, Penang, MY

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.




The System debug lead will oversee the Server Post-Silicon debug process at AMD. In this role you will coordinate the debug efforts of a program to ensure the maximum debug throughput is achieved. The system debug lead will be responsible for driving improvements in the debug process working with HW System Engineering teams and other stakeholders (System Architects, IP, SOC, FW, SW, manufacturing). 



  • Ensure issues are solved on time with quality.  
  • Lead complex debug efforts for internal/customer findings to identify root cause and resolution.
  • Publish debug program indicators to identify major roadblocks and drive changes to improve debug throughput.
  • Manage and track technical issues, risks and priorities. Manage customer and executive communications, including program status, risks and opportunities.
  • Evaluate at the end of every program milestone if the open issues are gating to go to the next milestone.
  • Drive improvements to the debug process based on the program learnings.    



  • 8+ years or more of experience in roles involving debugging OS, FW, Silicon, and HW issues.
  • A thorough understanding of PC industry standard busses and their software stack, such as PCIe.
  • Strong knowledge of X86 architecture, SoC design and Power management.
  • Good understanding of PC platform hardware, Operating System, Device Drivers and System BIOS interactions.
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills.
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize, and juggle multiple work streams to tight deadlines
  • Demonstrable experience in Technical program management.  



  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Engineering with 8+ years of applicable experience.



Penang, Malaysia

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Requisition Number: 140903 
Country/Region/Location: Malaysia State/Province: Penang City: Penang 
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