Fellow Server System Architect - 121723

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.

Fellow, Server System Architect


AMD is a semiconductor design innovator leading the next era of digital experiences with its EPYC Roadmap which powers server computing products focused on driving industry-leading cloud computing and virtualization environments. If you have a passion for excellence and a drive to achieve, you belong at AMD.  Our employees, AMDer’s as we like to call them, work hard, have fun, and thrive on success. We meet the challenges of an evolving marketplace by staying true to our corporate values, including an unwavering respect for individuals and a focus on retaining superior employees.   AMD's environment is fast paced, results oriented and built upon a legion of forward-thinking people with a passion for winning technology. This is an extraordinary opportunity to work in an outstanding company like AMD - Join us! 



AMD is looking for a Server System Architect to join our Datacenter System Architecture and Engineering team to develop world-class products around EPYC processors.  In this role you will be engaged with key customers and internal architects, field application teams, and internal stakeholders to define end to end system architecture that require technically analyzing, defining outside-in usage cases, and mapping across a broad spectrum of technologies to ensure a holistic, constrained system spanning Si, platform HW/SW, and usages to deliver the best customer experiences. In this role you will provide a cohesive technical vision of the required end-to-end architecture considering prioritized use cases and the need to scale.




  • System requirements capture
  • Architect system definition using AMD Processors, accelerators, Network Components for High-Performance Computing, Server and Mega data center applications and be in the forefront of system hardware innovation. 
  • Closely work with Customer, processor architects, IP and SOC architects, network and IO device architects, application software developers and system software developers, and Business unit to define requirements for system and components for best performance, power balance and cost. 
  • Work on research and development of next generation system designs to continually improve the performance, conduct system analysis on proprietary and competition systems.
  • Influence the shaping of future products/solutions by significantly contributing to the system architecture and technology execution throughout the server products.
  • Deep knowledge of system architecture and design including memory, I/O, signal integrity, power integrity, packaging, power delivery, thermal, mechanical, power management, boot process, FW and hardware management.
  • Proven track record of working with leading technology companies to jointly engineer outstanding products based on new SoCs/CPUs/chipsets.
  • Establish credibility with both engineering and leadership counterparts at top technology companies, communicate technical results and positions clearly and accurately, and drive alignment on solutions.



  • Demonstrated Server products experience by working on multiple projects from architecture, development, design including memory, I/O, power delivery, power management, boot process, FW and BMC/hardware management through bring-up and validation and supported through the release to production. 
  • Detailed understanding of server industry standard busses, such as DDR, PCIe, SATA, and other high-speed IO protocol is required. 
  • Experience working seamlessly across engineering disciplines and geographies to deliver excellent results. 



Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science with extensive experience.  



Austin, TX


​​​​​​​AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by December 8, 2021. AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.



Requisition Number: 121723 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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