Senior Product Characterization Engineer

Sep 07, 2022
Singapore, Singapore
... Not specified
... Senior
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.


Senior Product Characterization Engineer


We are looking for a talented, self-driven and motivated characterization engineer to be part of the AMD Characterization team. The Characterization team develops functional tests for measuring the performance of AMD Xilinx MPSoC products.  Being a member of the characterization team requires passion and motivation to solve challenging technical problems.

Some core responsibilities would be:

  • Design and develop functional tests for measuring performance of blocks within SoC for an ARM based SoC system.
  • Developing tests for measuring performance of external interfaces like QSPI/SPI, ULPI, GEM/MDIO or other relevant industry standards. 
  • Develop FPGA system level designs to test for SoC performance
  • Implement testing across process, voltage and temperature, analyze test results to discover trends and outliers
  • Collaborate closely with cross functional teams to investigate and find solutions to various issues.


The successful candidate should be/possess the following attributes:

  • 5+ years of experience developing FPGA applications for ARM-based SoC devices, ideally in the areas of CPU benchmarking or high-performance computing applications.
  • Have a strong background in low-level C programming.
  • MSEE/MSCS or BSEE/BSCS or related equivalent.
  • Knowledge in ARM architecture and AMBA.
  • Knowledge of SoC design and architecture, including debug solutions.
  • Embedded software and device driver experience using Linux on FPGAs or SoCs.
  • Good understanding of statistical analysis.
  • Possesses good understanding of how FPGA features are used and implemented by Xilinx SW tools in typical applications.
  • Demonstrates fluency in the application of different characterization test methodologies to appropriate tests with minimal guidance.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Tcl, Perl or Python; familiar with LabVIEW for automated testing.
  • Must be able to excel in a team environment with good interpersonal and communication skills.








Requisition Number: 181301 
Country/Region/Location: Singapore State/Province: Singapore City: Singapore 
Job Function: 
Product Engineering  

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