Senior Characterization Engineer (IC timing)

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.


Product Characterization Development description

  • Building framework and infrastructure to streamline pin timing characterization development

  • Takes full responsibility of validating any characterization or customer application issue with minimal guidance.

  • Takes responsibility for isolating the issue to a specific area such as test gap, SW bug, silicon bug, or process deviation using ATE and/or bench setup

  • Analyze characterization results and create characterization report

  • Possesses good understanding of how FPGA features are used and implemented by Xilinx SW tools in typical applications.

  • Establishes block ownership for characterization in the V&C process. This includes the validation of silicon and the accuracy of related SW tools.

  • Represent characterization in the cross functional team, including Design, Test and Software team.

  • Demonstrates fluency in the application of different characterization test methodologies to appropriate tests with minimal guidance.

  • Responsible for resolving any issues that arise in the characterization or production environment.

  • Generates automation scripts where applicable for efficiency improvements.



- Bachelor/Master Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Fresh graduate welcome to apply.

- Good understanding of timing characterization

- Experience with FPGA design flow and timing closure

- Experience on Functional (Digital) characterization

- Strong data analysis skill as well as proficiency on data analysis tool e.g. JMP, Microsoft tools

- Experience in Linux environment and writing/using scripting languages such as Perl, Tcl, etc.

- Strong communication skills, works well in a group environment that spans across continents

- RTL knowledge for content creation & debug, including logic and state machine implementation, and Vivado SW knowledge is a plus




Requisition Number: 154584 
Country/Region/Location: Singapore State/Province: Singapore City: Singapore 
Job Function: 
Product Engineering  

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