Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Austin, TX, United States
Jun 27, 2020
Oct 10, 2020
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.
Staff Test Technician
AMD is searching for a dynamic, self-motivated candidate to join our Server BIOS Quality Assurance team testing groundbreaking server and manageability firmware solutions.
Using detailed test procedures, the functional test technician will perform various hardware and software diagnostics in order to determine functional issues/failures on cutting edge server systems. Through the use of various internal hardware test tools, internal software utilities or third utilities will capture and report failures to engineering and debug teams. Functional test technician will capture and record results/data into a database and write up detailed description of failures seen. Assigned tests must be completed in a timely fashion based on encouraged completion time and customer/internal roadmap deadlines.
Experience and technical expertise in PC hardware devices and motherboard architecture;
Apply knowledge and principles of PC architecture in order to trouble shoot hardware compatibility issues;
Solid understanding/experience with the installation of Linux and Windows operating systems including drivers;
Experience flashing BIOS using ROM burner or utilities;
Knowledge and ability to locate voltage rails, signals and components through the use of schematics;
Ability to read, locate and decipher system registers;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on detail!
Minimum of 5 years with PC hardware and software validation;
PC hardware and software troubleshooting skills
AAS Degree in Computer Engineering/Technology or equivalent training and experience;
Strong background in computer hardware, software and PC architecture;
Extensive familiarity Windows operating systems, Linux experience
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