Fellow Silicon Design Engineer

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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HPC/ML GPU Performance Architect:

AMD is looking for an outstanding technical contributor & lead to help optimize performance of AMDbased

next-generation GPU accelerators for HPC and Machine Learning. As a passionate and dedicated

Server GPU Performance Architect in the MI SOC Architecture Team, you will optimize SOC

performance by identifying opportunities across all parts of system architecture, spanning the

application and related frameworks, driver, GPU core, memory & I/O subsystems. You will collect and

analyze performance profiling data and traces to isolate performance bottlenecks, and share the

insights to help drive features into the next generation of server GPUs and software stack components.

The ideal candidate is expected to be well informed on latest trends in GPU accelerated HPC and ML,

and be able to quickly ascertain, in a data-driven manner, how next generation server GPUs and

platforms should be engineered to support those needs

Key Responsibilities:

• Establishes and maintains AMD's technological leadership position

• Considered technical leader across project and departmental boundaries and has a proven

track record for sustained innovation.

• Is responsible for projects or processes of significant strategic or commercial importance and

for project/program results

• Deals with problems requiring cutting edge approaches and champions innovation across the


• Makes technical decisions that have a significant impact on product families, go to market

strategies and customer satisfaction

• Has business and technical time horizon of generally 6 to 36 months.

• Accountability on project execution with significant influence on project/product time-tomarket


• Provides consultative direction with senior management

• Coaches and mentors experienced staff

• Represents AMD to the outside technical community, partners and vendors

• Work closely with other team members to understand design architecture and to propose

solutions to improve/enhance performance with given SoC/IP and markets.

• Architectural modeling, performance triage, deeper analysis, identifying bottlenecks working

with architects and proposing solutions for performance improvement.

• Developing tools and methodology for performance modeling, workloads analysis.

• Proposing, communicating and implementing solutions to issues.

• Lead technical teams, participate and present in executive reviews on product planning and


• Participate in collaborative development and workload performance optimization with AMD’s


Position Requirements:

• Exceptional foundation in systems architecture, cutting across CPU or GPU, memory, storage

and I/O subsystems

• Power user of performance profiling tools

• Experience with hardware performance counter monitoring tools

• Knowledge of OS internals and kernel parameter tuning experience

• Exposure to GPU accelerator performance benchmarks and codes are a plus (HPL, STREAM, etc)

• Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation)

• > 7 years relevant industry experience

Education Requirements:

Master’s degree required, PhD preferred, emphasis in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer

Architecture, or Computer Science with SoC/IP performance studies.


Requisition Number: 186081 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design

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