Test Engineer 2 - 161742

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.


Datacenter Lab Manager / Benchmark Engineer



  • Assist Datacenter Solutions Architect team with testing and deployment of Proof-of-Concept (PoCs) demos, to show the value of FPGA acceleration solutions for datacenter customers
  • Maintain and troubleshoot x86 Server HW and SW: tasks such as OS installation, PCIe card installation, drive installation, BIOS upgrades, etc.
  • Maintain and troubleshooting lab networks
  • Maintain Datacenter equipment inventories and pending task lists
  • Work with Datacenter Solutions Architects to define and run performance benchmarks
  • Create custom programs and/or scripts in support of performance benchmarking
  • Manage procurement of servers and accessories
  • Co-ordinate activities with corporate IT team as needed
  • IT support at colocation sites as needed (San Jose area)


  • Must be a hands-on, self-starter who makes and follows through on commitment, with strong interest in enabling hardware-accelerated systems
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering with 2+ years of industry experience
  • Working knowledge of x86, PCIe and Ethernet technologies
  • Experience with application development in Linux environment
  • C/C++ programming and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with Containers, Virtual Machines is a plus
  • Experience with Run-Time Environments

Additional Qualifications:

  • Basic understanding of datacenter workloads, from both HW and SW perspectives
  • Comfortable in architecture discussions with system/software architects, and system-level architecture
  • Experience in Linux OS
  • Experience in Heterogenous system programming
  • Foundational skills/work experience using Java, Python
  • Experience working on RESTful APIs
  • Experience or coursework in FPGA digital design is a plus


Requisition Number: 161742 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Reliability & Test

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