Lead Data Engineer

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.

Lead Data Engineer

The Role:

We are looking for a data engineer to support our global delivery of world-class products. AMD's environment is fast paced, results oriented and built upon a legion of forward-thinking people with a passion for winning technology!


The Person:

The ideal candidate will have professional experience developing and deploying big data solutions with a strong desire to learn new technologies and to help build better tools in a team environment.



  • Familiar with Java, Python, Scala, SQL, and Databricks
  • Experienced professional with at experience building software
  • Work closely with the operations team while building and scaling back-end service
  • Develop and integrate software applications using suitable development methodologies and standards, applying standard architectural patterns
  • Coach and mentor junior engineers in engineering techniques, processes, and new technologies; enable others to succeed
  • Experience with Git best practices
  • Experience with test-driven development practices and CI/CD pipelines
  • Practical experience in the entire software lifecycle - Gathering requirements, Design, Development, Testing, Maintenance
  • Knowledge in data engineering and DevOps
  • Experience in cloud deployments (Azure/AWS)
  • Familiarity with JIRA issue management system and development workflows

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, design, enhance and build data pipeline with technology teams.
  • Application and feature development
  • Solution development with a production end-state in mind
  • Review code and provide peer feedback relative to standard methodologies
  • Work closely with architects to deliver appropriate technical solutions
  • Interact professionally with business partners and key contacts
  • Participant in Agile backlog grooming, story creation, and sizing.
  • Own new features from design to production release
  • Work with product management and operations in an Agile environment
  • Participate in resolution of production issues and lead efforts toward solutions
  • Think iteratively, and break down big problems into smaller, deliverable / deployable pieces
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of CS fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, and design patterns
  • Grow a high-performance production environment in a way that makes the system increasingly reliable


Preferred Experience:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science with 5+ years of work experience
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work well multi-functionally across multiple departments
  • Analytical problem solver passionate about delivering high-quality solutions


Location: Remote





Requisition Number: 147601 
Country: United States State: REMOTE 
Job Function: Product Engineering

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