Server Cores Validation Engineer

May 10, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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Server Cores Validation Engineer

 

THE ROLE:  

The AMD Cores system validation team is looking for a dynamic, energetic Cores Validation engineer to join our growing team focused on the Zen CPU.

 

Cores Systems Validation Engineer will perform hands-on system level debug to isolate system level failures to a specific IP or domain. Exposure begins at the architecture level, working with pre-silicon teams to maximize pre-silicon coverage, post-silicon bring-up and enablement, and engagement through production and working with customer facing teams for best adoption. You will work in a dynamic environment, directly with the product, tools, motherboards, and BIOS/OS.

 

This position is not for new college graduates.

  

THE PERSON:  

As a key contributor to the success of AMD’s server roadmap, you will be part of a high performing team driving the delivery of high quality, industry leading processors to market. The validation team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.   

  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Isolate generic system level failures into a more focused area of the platform or CPU
  • Drive debug and resolution of Zen CPU validation issues across silicon, firmware/BIOS, and coordinating with memory partners as needed
  • Develop x86 content to exercise new features and reproduce complex bugs in silicon
  • Devise validation strategy from pre-silicon through customer adoption working across architecture, silicon design, firmware, validation, and debug teams
  • Proactively participating in project planning, developing, and maintaining schedules, managing dependencies, and ensuring quality of deliverables at committed milestones.
  • Generates/Maintains regular status representing the Server Validation team in program meetings providing status to program management  

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:  

  • Programming/scripting skills (e.g. C/C++, Perl, Ruby, Python) 
  • x86 assembly programming
  • Debug techniques and methodologies 
  • Extensive experience with board/platform-level debugging, including delivery, sequencing, analysis, and optimization 
  • Extensive knowledge of system architecture, technical debug, and validation strategy 
  • Strong analytical/problem-solving skills and pronounced attention to details 
  • Must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion 

  

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:  

Bachelors or Masters degree in electrical or computer engineering

 

LOCATION:

Austin, Tx 

 

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At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

Server Cores Validation Engineer

 

THE ROLE:  

The AMD Cores system validation team is looking for a dynamic, energetic Cores Validation engineer to join our growing team focused on the Zen CPU.

 

Cores Systems Validation Engineer will perform hands-on system level debug to isolate system level failures to a specific IP or domain. Exposure begins at the architecture level, working with pre-silicon teams to maximize pre-silicon coverage, post-silicon bring-up and enablement, and engagement through production and working with customer facing teams for best adoption. You will work in a dynamic environment, directly with the product, tools, motherboards, and BIOS/OS.

 

This position is not for new college graduates.

  

THE PERSON:  

As a key contributor to the success of AMD’s server roadmap, you will be part of a high performing team driving the delivery of high quality, industry leading processors to market. The validation team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.   

  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Isolate generic system level failures into a more focused area of the platform or CPU
  • Drive debug and resolution of Zen CPU validation issues across silicon, firmware/BIOS, and coordinating with memory partners as needed
  • Develop x86 content to exercise new features and reproduce complex bugs in silicon
  • Devise validation strategy from pre-silicon through customer adoption working across architecture, silicon design, firmware, validation, and debug teams
  • Proactively participating in project planning, developing, and maintaining schedules, managing dependencies, and ensuring quality of deliverables at committed milestones.
  • Generates/Maintains regular status representing the Server Validation team in program meetings providing status to program management  

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:  

  • Programming/scripting skills (e.g. C/C++, Perl, Ruby, Python) 
  • x86 assembly programming
  • Debug techniques and methodologies 
  • Extensive experience with board/platform-level debugging, including delivery, sequencing, analysis, and optimization 
  • Extensive knowledge of system architecture, technical debug, and validation strategy 
  • Strong analytical/problem-solving skills and pronounced attention to details 
  • Must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion 

  

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:  

Bachelors or Masters degree in electrical or computer engineering

 

LOCATION:

Austin, Tx 

 

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