SMTS Systems Design Eng.(171123)

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

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.


SMTS Systems Design Engineer (1 position) –Silicon Validation & Debug Lead:

Adaptive and Embedded Solutions Group

AMD is looking for a Senior Member Technical Staff Development Engineer for the exciting role of platform bring-up and full IP validation that enable AMD embedded SOC and CPU based platforms into multiple verticals. You will work closely with Silicon teams and platform bring-up teams across multiple vertical engineering teams to qualify the platform for customer use. As part of an experienced engineering group with highly-talented engineers, you will help validate the IP specific to embedded customer use cases.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • This position will be working directly under the supervision of Hardware Validation and Debug Lead engineer.
  • This engineer will be responsible for leading the debug efforts for all relevant X86 IP issues reported by Validation teams
  • Debug Platform and CPU / APU bring-up issues and issues discovered by validation of IP test plan.
  • Debug knowledge on HW Validation of RAS, DDR, PCIe, ECC, Ethernet IPs on the APU / CPU
  • Debug knowledge on HW validation the interfaces and storage technologies like I2S, I2C, UART, SATA, SSD, NVMe.
  • Work closely with Validation engineers, Silicon teams and firmware teams to debug and root cause any silicon issues OR firmware issues.
  • Drive for resolution of all blocking issues that are gating the release of the silicon and platforms to customers.
  • Support issues that are reported by Field and customer support engineers and guide them to resolve customer issues.



  • Engineering degree in Electrical/Electronics/Computer science with 9-15 years of relevant experience and strong technical skills. Advanced degree highly preferred.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Strong Hands-on debugging experience with JTAG / Trace32 is required on test equipment like Logic analyzer, Oscilloscope and Protocol analyzers.
  • Experience in SOC / Platform Bring-up and debugging bring-up failures.
  • Experience in System level Performance & Power Optimization and measurements.
  • Experience in writing scripts in ruby or PERL.
  • Hands-on experience related to validating one or more of the following is required. 
    1. X86 Processors & Debug
    2. High speed Memories like LPDDR3, DDR4, LPDDR4
    3. High speed peripherals like USB 2.0/3.0, eMMC, M.2, SATA, NVMe, PCIe, and Gigabit Ethernet.
    4. Low Speed peripherals like SPI, UART, I2C
    5. Multimedia:
      -Audio: Soundwire, I2S, PCM.
      -Graphics: GPU, Video Codecs.
      -Display: DP, HDMI, DVI
  • Experience working in a multi-site environment and ability to travel as needed










Internal Information:

  • SMTS System Design Engineer
  • Located in Bangalore
  • Individual Contributor


Requisition Number: 171123 
Country/Region/Location: India State/Province: Karnataka City: Bangalore 
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