IT DevOps Applications Architect (70572)

Location: Austin, 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.

IT DevOps Architect



 In the exciting role of IT Devops Architect, you will be primarily responsible for the delivery and operations of IT systems that support and enable AMD business process.

This is a senior tactical and strategic leadership position. This position encompasses hands-on, cloud and applications environment automation but also collaboratively leads/influences embedded DevOps administrators and specialists in other groups within IT. This position requires leading cloud strategies, architectures, tools/technology/process standards for environment and application deployment automation.



  • Architect, Develop and deploy effective IT Devops Architecture to improve the efficiency of AMD systems.
  • Day-to-day tactical responsibilities may include: automated patching, config & change management, compliance enforcement, tools Implementation and maintenance.
  • Strategic planning and roadmap of DevOps technologies processes
  • Create a climate and culture of continuous improvement and elegant simple solutions.
  • Establish a Triage model to address Production Issues with cross functional teams and implement with Intermediate Corrective Actions and Permanent Corrective Actions.
  • Flexible travel, up to 30% possible



  • 10 years proven success in Information Technology (IT)
  • 4 years proven success in DevOps and Environment Deployment Automation leadership
  • 5 years proven success in project/program management

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Strong technical experience in IT applications Developing and deployment
  • Broad range of enterprise experience with a variety of Infrastructure, cloud applications (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS)
  • Experience with implementing business continuity and disaster recovery programs
  • Excellent partnering and collaboration skills
  • A history of success and learning from past experiences
  • Ability to multi-task in an ever-changing environment
  • Ability to identify and solve problems creatively to ensure satisfactory user experience
  • Excellent Technical acumen and strategic thinking
  • Strong problem analysis and troubleshooting experience working with cross functional teams

Technical Skills:

  • Operating Systems: Windows, RHEL
  • Databases: SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Amazon RDS, OracleDB (suggested).
  • Scripting Languages and API: Bash, Python, Java, Ruby, REST API
  • Automation and Configuration Mgmt: Ansible, Cloud Formation, Docker, Rancher, Bamboo, Jenkins, Kubernetes.
  • Monitoring and Alerting: Nagios, SCOM, OMS, Servicenow Service Watch
  • Storage: NetApp, SnapVault, SnapMirror, NFS, Azure E3 storage:
  • Virtualization: VMWare ESX, VCenter, VSphere, VMotion, VM Templates.



  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, business or technical field, or equivalent experience



Austin,Texas or Santa Clara, California



Requisition Number: 70572 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Information Technology 


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