1+ months

Experienced Systems Engineer Lead - 77996

Advanced Micro Devices

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. As AMD grows, growing our leadership in systems engineering expertise is essential. We invite you to consider this opportunity now available to join our team.

Experienced Systems Engineer Lead - 77996


What's the mission?

Leading technical specialists internally and externally to guide complex products from end to end, from design to delivery, requires an unusual mix of technical breadth, problem solving, and soft skills. Its not for the overly introverted! It is for the ambitious engineer who appreciates having a high-visibility role and making an impact. Each week brings new challenges! Your ability to solve problems and to encourage others to so as well matters to the whole organization as well as the industry.

As a lead systems engineer (LSE) you work across swim lanes and drive output through technical perfection and influence. Your track record of accomplishment at the Principal Engineer level will enable you to prioritize, drive, and communicate throughout the organization and externally to key partners. Successful LSEs generate consensus, drive technical decisions, and maintain an even keel. We anticipate providing an opportunity where you will learn as you go and while also mentoring.

Key responsibilities

  • Define system specification, negotiate features with input teams and silicon designers
  • Plan Collaborative Sub teams focused around high risk System areas
  • Work with functional teams to prioritize and develop test plans for all aspects of testing
  • Develop and drive detailed workflow for all development and Validation through Phased Validation Process
  • Drive silicon validation, characterization and debug of existing and new microprocessor and chip-set products
  • Partner with External and Customer co-validation teams to shepherd major initiatives from start to finish at the system level building bridges, trust, and confidence along the journey

Technical leadership capabilities

  • Systems breadth - CPU, chipset, boards, options, peripherals, OS, BIOS, drivers; Sufficient exposure to system features to move through validation gates
  • Speaks SW not just HW - Able to function within Bios, Drivers, Silicon, IO subsystems, power, thermal, OS certification
  • Platform experience across configurations, definitions, and integrations including: system bill of materials (BOM) definition and definition of validation, test, and reference platforms
  • Engages well with customers and partners while navigating through potential roadblocks
  • Works across groups (Performance, Power, and Manufacturing, etc.) to gain convergence on technical decisions and to coach and develop engineers
  • Sign-off responsibility for Synchronized releases for internal and external delivery - Ability to lead teams to test requirements for system features
  • Accomplished listener who can analyze, abstract, communicate the big picture, and bring along the team

Education and experience

  • Bachelors Degree (BS) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant discipline plus a minimum of 10 years of industry experience including at least five years focused on system or platform engineering and integration
  • Masters Degree (MS) preferred
  • Prior experience with: client PC and server system design and validation; testing tools and environments, defect tracking and revision control
  • Familiar with: general Computer Architecture concepts and silicon features; Microsoft Operating Systems, Linux Operating Systems, virtualization software (VMware, Xen, et al), and validation/certification processes for each of these environments; system component compatibility; high performance client IO adapters, drivers; stress testing


Austin, TX


AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFDV

Posted: 2020-02-08 Expires: 2020-04-13

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