Systems Debug Engineer

Location: Singapore, Singapore, SG

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.


System Debug Engineer

The Role:

System Level Debug Engineering is a cost, quality, and time-to-market driven team responsible for enabling the availability of microprocessors to our customers. If you are looking for a fulfilling and challenging career as an engineer debugging PC system and IP level issues, you are at the right place! As a System Level Debug Engineer, you will perform debug analysis of AMD microprocessors at the system level leading to root cause determination, followed by corrective actions and recommending resolutions and implementation. This role requires interaction with design teams, Product & Test Engineering teams, Customer Quality teams, software & platform teams to come up with the best solution that balance quality and cost. You will experience working with and learning from AMD’s talented engineering teams around the world.


The Person:

We are looking for someone with a thirst of microprocessor technical knowledge, willing to learn and impart knowledge to others. One with the passion to work in depth on hardware and software encompassing the microprocessor to resolve issues. An independent and resourceful individual with strong technical, analytical and problem-solving skills.

The applicant must have a basic understanding of x86 CPU architecture and functionality, as well as a broad understanding of various industry standard bus protocols, such as DDR, PCIe, USB, and Display.


Key Responsibilities & Experience:

  • Validation of failures and in-depth debug of customer returns.
  • Root cause determination and recommendations for test coverage improvements and other quality enhancements.
  • Conduct engineering evaluations and analysis to drive closure of production issues.
  • Develop and apply new debug techniques to enhance technical depth in Product and Test Engineering.
  • Is responsible for quality and timeliness of result for assigned tasks.
  • Has accountability for accuracy, reliability and completeness of assignment results which contribute to a managed project’s success.


Preferred experience:

  • Familiar with general Computer Architecture such as X86 architecture, cache, PC computer organization and power management features.
  • Has good understanding of post silicon electrical and mixed signal circuitries.
  • Familiar with using voltmeters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and other debug tools.
  • Good and effective presentation, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with geographically distributed product engineering teams.
  • Able to deal with a high level of ambiguity.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Ruby, Python, shell script, or similar
  • Proficiency in Windows, Unix, and Linux operating systems
  • 2 years or more industry experience.


Academic credentials:

  • BS/MS Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or comparable disciplines





AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFDV


Requisition Number: 119183 
Country/Region/Location: Singapore State/Province: Singapore City: Singapore 
Job Function: 
Product Engineering  

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