Fall 2022 Post Silicon Validation Co-Op/ Intern - (178641)

Aug 10, 2022
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Internship
Full time
... Office work

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.

Post Silicon Validation Coop Engineer



The role is a technical, hands-on Engineering Coop assignment within the Data Center Server SOC Post-Silicon validation team.  Engineering teams in this group have the responsibility for post-silicon feature enablement and validation at the SOC level up through BIOS, system firmware on AMD server products.  This Coop role works within these engineering teams. 



  • Develop and execute feature enablement and validation test plans for SoC- and system-level SoC features across all AMD Server products
  • Perform system-level debug and root cause analysis to narrow down the issues to various HW/SW blocks
  • Develop post-silicon validation infrastructure (software, hardware, automation environment, and lab setup)
  • Test interactions between various SoC features using validation infrastructure.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to improve post-silicon validation test strategy, methodology, and process.
  • Be able to work in a high demand, fast paced environment with lots of real-time problem solving and critical thinking




  • Knowledge of computer hardware architecture (CPU/APU, x86, memory, bus logic)
  • Understanding of modern x86 microprocessor architecture and Server platform architecture is highly desired.
  • Familiarity with programming / scripting language (Python, or other scripting languages ...)
  • Working knowledge of Server OSes (Linux, Windows Server)
  • Must be a self-starting team player with excellent communication skills who can work with minimal guidance.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills.




  • Knowledge of any of the following industry standard interfaces: DDR, PCIe, CXL, SATA, USB.
  • Working knowledge of lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and protocol analyzers

Requisition Number: 178641 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp

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