Server Platform Validation Architect - 79420

Location: Austin, Texas, US

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.

Server Platform Validation Architect


This team is the ultimate gatekeeper for quality of every server product and includes functional, electrical, and security post-silicon validation responsibility! The team also uses emulation to ‘shift left’ development and testing to pre-silicon. This Architect role works across Emulation and Validation to define holistic, optimized test strategies & plans, and provides significant execution leadership. The team ensures functional correctness, electrical compliance/margins, and customer use case enablement. The validation team will engage from the beginning and stay engaged through post-launch.



  • The leader must collaborate well with cross-company development, manufacturing, and business leads to deliver high quality products at competitive costs and schedule.
  • He/she is the key server technical leader from pre-silicon planning and emulation to initial power on through post-silicon execution to customer launch. Sound and rapid decision-making skills, ability to handle ambiguity, and consistent visible leadership during customer issues is a must.
  • He/she should also have an ability to derive test requirements and strategies through collaboration with Si, HW, & FW/SW teams, guide test planning to establish execution plans from silicon to solutions with AMD’s top customers and development partners including focused and persistent alignment on product and launch date dependencies.



  • Hands-on work on a variety of different technical items coming from customer program execution and product development. This spans silicon to platform; firmware to BIOS to software and other aspects of the complete solution. These technical items will also vary in complexity and be Q&A to solution architecting to complex problem debug to custom development to training to regular applications engineering to perf-benchmarking, etc.
  • Technical Debug leadership and multi-expert steering in assuming the role of debug lead and driving a complex debug through a virtual taskforce and taking it to the resolution and satisfaction of the customer's problem.
  • The role will involve high level visibility of the most senior leaders inside and outside of the company.
  • Executive level communications on status and problem resolutions



  • BSEE; MSEE preferred



Austin, TX

Requisition Number: 79420 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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