Senior SoC Validation and Characterization 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.


The AMD product characterization team in Singapore is looking for a highly motivated and driven individual to help evaluate the performance of our ACAP products. As a member of the product characterization team, you will develop and execute system-level characterization tests to guarantee design margins and ensure the performance of the Smart Network Interface Card ( SmartNIC ) IP in our ACAP products. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Designing and developing characterization tests in hardware and software, for measuring the performance and design margins of the SmartNIC IP and related subsystems with respect to parameters such as timing, frequency and voltage
  • Collecting and analyzing characterization data across a range of device operating conditions, and generating characterization reports
  • Implementing software and automation for pre-silicon and post-silicon experimental lab setups
  • Implement volume system test, analyze test results to discover trends and outliers
  • Working with cross-functional teams to correlate data, debug and resolve issues
  • Working on the cutting-edge Xilinx IP like CPM, PCIE Gen5, NOC and etc.


Successful candidate should possess the following attributes:

  • 7+ years of experience in pre/post-silicon validation
  • BS in EE, CS, ECE or related field, MS preferred
  • Logic design skills in VHDL/Verilog, with an understanding of EDA tools and FPGA architecture. Experience with Xilinx Vivado and FPGA design flow is a plus
  • Experience with Network Processing Unit / Interface Card architecture will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, Perl, and TCL.
  • Solid understanding of statistical analysis



Requisition Number: 155981 
Country/Region/Location: Singapore State/Province: Singapore City: Singapore 
Job Function: 
Product Engineering  

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