Director Emerging Technologies and Application Engineering - 95088

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.

Director, Emerging Technology & Applications Engineering




We are seeking a technical leader to lead a team driving the adoption of AMD technologies for datacenter and cloud native applications.




In this role you will play an integral part in the Application Engineering team, working closely with software ecosystem partners (operating systems, containers, databases, analytics) to enable and optimize advanced AMD technology differentiators for a broad range of applications including business analytics, relational and non-relational databases, management and monitoring tools, internet of things, and artificial intelligence for the edge, datacenter, and cloud environments.



  • Significant hands-on expertise in optimizing and running SW engineering and migration tuning for x86 CPU server with memory configuration and storage sub systems.
  • Experience with performance testing on Intel/AMD-powered Infrastructure.
  • Experience in creating optimal infrastructure configurations and optimization best practices or recommendations for various workload types on various infrastructure environments; on-prem and Clouds.  
  • Technical issue management and product engineering feedback and influencer to for making AMD technology better
  • Deep understanding of different software stacks including OS, DB technologies run on the clouds and ability to interpret benchmark results to applications tuning to all the way to AMD EPYC CPU level.
  • Significant experience in modern applications, workload optimization, automation programming models for re-platforming and modernization
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with experience in writing white papers, interacting with customers, partners and representing AMD technology to Cloud vendors
  • Significant expertise in servers and storage systems and architecture
  • Experience as a technical management and product engineering 
  • Deep understanding of relational and non-relational technologies,
  • Significant experience in cloud native applications, workload optimization, programming models
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills



  • BS or MS in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field, plus MBA preferred



  • Austin, TX or Santa Clara, CA




Requisition Number: 95088 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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