Debug Engineer - Junior
Austin, TX | 12 Months
Platform Debug Engineer to work closely with our internal teams on Chromebook systems. This engineer will work with validation teams on critical issue escalations and help get issues resolved in time to meet development milestones. This position is based in Austin, Texas.
Debugging Linux systems with an emphasis on platform level debug. A thorough understanding of PC industry standard busses, such as HT, PCI, PCIe, LPC, USB, and SATA is required in addition to detailed knowledge of high speed digital design and signal integrity. Further requirements include a strong understanding of BIOS, Linux and driver interactions at the system level as well as a proficient understanding of x86 CPU architecture and functionality.
During development the debug engineer is expected to provide root cause analysis and guidance to internal design teams to help close any gating issues. This individual is required to be a self-starter and be able to deal with a high level of ambiguity.
BS plus 3 years of experience or MS plus 2 years of experience desired. The ideal candidate is a hardware designer or systems debug engineer who has worked at computer hardware company as a design or debug engineer and worked on at least 1 projects from development, through bring-up and validation and supported through the release to production. Strong knowledge of X86 and chipset architectures and Linux OS desired. Expert use of tools such as Jtag debuggers, logic analyzers, SATA, USB, and PCIe bus analyzers is required. Familiarity with tools such as schematics capture, PLD, PCB layout, signal integrity and simulation is an added bonus. Excellent communication skills are required.