SMTS Product Development 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.


Senior / Member of Technical Staff (Test Engineering, ATE/Thermal/FUSE/Burnin Test Specialist)




SMTS Test Engineer is responsible for the test solution for a next-generation AMD Product.  This position serves as the Test Engineering team's Technical Leader and go-to expert for solutions.  This position requires engagement with Product, Design, Platform Engineering, Device Analysis, Foundry, Quality and Reliability Engineering to drive test and characterization plan, 1st silicon bring-up, silicon debug, attainment and optimization of yield and performance distributions, test costs and product quality for next-generation AMD products.



The type of person we are looking for is one with a passion towards technical development, possesses broad technical leadership, critical problem solving and troubleshooting skills. The person must be a team player and have good and effective communications to deep dive into technical discussion with other members across the globe and use data to illustrate their points.

This person is expected to be independent, self-starter, well organized and have the sense of responsibility to see projects through beginning to the end. This person is expected to be market savvy and comfortable in a multi-tasking environment.




Key responsibilities for this role will differ according to the product life cycle and are as below:

  • New product introduction phase:
    • Developing characterization and test coverage strategies/plans during pre-silicon phase
    • Establishing pattern requirements and driving Design Verification deliveries during pre-silicon phase
    • Executing the defined characterization and test plans on new silicon
    • Delivery of optimized test and product definitions across PVT corners to meet business requirements.
    • Perform new device characterization, circuit sensitivity analysis, interpret findings, guide deep-dive investigations to root-cause, and/or provide mitigation actions.
    • Interface with global teams across the organization on root cause resolution for device failures.
    • Foster and develop new ideas/concepts in device test/debug/DFT/DFM and follow-through to deliverable outcomes.
    • To develop, optimize, and release program for high volume production.
    • Collaborate with package, hardware team for ATE HW readiness.


  • Product health and cost target attainment during production phase:
    • Optimize test contents to meet/exceed business goal
    • Lead effort to optimize yield to meet business requirements, from Fab to Back-end-Test.



  • At least 5 years of experience in the Semiconductor industry
  • Experience must include technical and specialized knowledge in the areas below:
    • Strong ATE & test class/method development experience with Advantest 93k and/or T2K platform preferred
    • Thermal/Fuse test/pattern development and debug experience
    • Product Burn-in bring-up and experience with MCC HPB burn-in program development is an added advantage.
    • Microprocessor architecture
    • Strong Python/Ruby/Java/Perl/C++ coding skills





  • Bachelor/Master in Electrical/Electronic Engineering





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: 142149 
Country/Region/Location: Singapore State/Province: Singapore City: Singapore 
Job Function: 
Product Engineering  

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