Sr. Memory Product Application Engineer (160842)

Location: San Jose, California, US

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.
 

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 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 look at the opportunities available to join our team. 

 

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, technical marketing, and factory engineers in a worldwide team to rapidly resolve complex technical issues. The PAE enables customers to complete their designs and recommends improvements to AMD products. The environment is fast moving with a focus on emerging technologies.

 

The ideal candidate has experience designing and debugging either memory controller IP or memory interfaces on a PCB. 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, outlines debug strategies, identifies corrective actions and works issues to resolution. Excellent written and spoken communications skills, a commitment to teamwork and an ability to multi-task are essential skills.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direct technical support to multiple customers on critical design issues with a focus on Memory Interfaces and IP 
  • Collaborate with cross functional team members to identify customer problems and propose appropriate solutions 
  • Advise customers on design techniques and the implementation of alternative solutions 
  • Develop tactical projects to explain or demonstrate product features
  • Generate self-support materials including application notes, reference designs, and answer records 
  • Analyze customer cases and use data to influence product improvements
  • Identify gaps in products, provide test cases and work with engineering to resolve

 

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.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Demonstrated debug of complex issues using common lab tools including oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and/or in-system debuggers
  • Experience with FPGA based design, PCB design and/or hardware validation
  • Proven ability to creating targeted tests to root cause FPGA design, embedded system design, or board level issues 
  • Knowledge of best practices for designing and debugging memory systems
  • Proficiency in Verilog, VHDL and/or C
  • Understanding of system on chip architectures, preferably with Arm processors and/or AXI protocol
  • Experience with Xilinx Vivado tools, RTL simulation tools and/or timing closure techniques is preferred
  • Experience with signal integrity and power integrity simulation tools such as Hyperlynx is preferred
  • Experience with DDR3, LPDDR3, DDR4, LPDDR4 and/or industry IO standards is preferred
  • 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 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • BS in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related equivalent

 

LOCATION:

This role can be based in either Longmont, Colorado or San Jose, California


Requisition Number: 160842 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Product Engineering
  

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