Jr. System Power 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.

Jr. System Power Engineer



As a Jr. System Power Engineer in our Client Systems Power and Performance Engineering team, you will ensure our solutions deliver the Best Possible Product.  Your schooling and any experience will drive the enablement of opportunity and the timely resolution of issues, your ability to work across the org will ensure full engagement with design & other teams, and your attention to detail will help analyze those challenging power optimization tasks. Your curiosity will drive your learning and innovation to improve how we as a group, and an organization, can get better every day, and your peers will provide you a challenging and supportive environment for your career growth, fueling your opportunity to be a part of Delighting Our Customers.


This role is not for the overly introverted but instead for the ambitious engineer who appreciates having a high-visibility role and making an impact. Each week brings new challenges and opportunities; your ability to tackle problems and work with others to drill into these problems matters to the whole organization as well as to the industry.


We at AMD are Gamers and Performance Enthusiasts at heart, so if you like Extreme Performance, the best Battery Life and seeing your hard work provide direct benefits to our customers’ Gaming experience, you would love our team.



  • Assist with targeted battery life and power characterization, analysis, & attainment for Client products with continuous test, debug, analysis, & defect resolution throughout the course of a project

  • Engage with cross-functional teams to integrate your deliverables with other project work streams

  • Execute strategies & test plans for product-specific power scenarios, features, and target market spaces as appropriate; identify risks & build mitigation plans

  • Hands-on characterization and debug to root cause power (and at times performance) challenges; collaborate with peer teams to analyze behaviors and resolve issues

  • Support cross-functional technical teams with targeted ad hoc analyses through hands-on testing

  • Collaborate with other engineers on common program test & debug activities and process improvements



  • Knowledge of EE/CS Fundamentals

  • SoC architectural characterization, analysis, & debug

  • System power optimization and micro-architectural power management

  • Power delivery and voltage regulator efficiency design experience is a plus

  • System design experience is a plus

  • General lab equipment knowledge and experience

  • Experience with power measurement methodologies and data acquisition equipment

  • Experience in the PC architecture space and familiarity with hands-on system setup & testing

  • Excellent verbal communication and written, presentation skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical, planning, and technical management skills

  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data to extract relevant test data and results

  • Experience working in a fast-paced matrixed technical organization and multi-site environment



  • Bachelor’s of Science or Computer or Electrical Engineering with 0-2+ years industry experience



  • Austin, Texas



Requisition Number: 147743 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design

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