Senior Server Performance Engineer - 76614

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 push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. We invite you to take a look at this opportunity to join our Server Performance team.

Server Performance Architect

The Role:

Our Server Performance Group is comprised of performance architects who analyze and optimize high-performance System-on-a-Chip (SoC) designs for Cloud computing, machine intelligence acceleration, and immersive mobile processing. We tackle the most complex and exciting challenges in the computing industry.


The Person:

Do you thrive solving sophisticated performance challenges across a range of compute areas? Join a technical team as a hands-on tech lead driving the most complex and exciting challenges in the computing industry. Use your curiosity, motivation, and consistent track record to deliver outstanding results and develop your reputation as a technical influencer. This opportunity puts you at the heart of the action where you will communicate, propose, and implement solutions to processor and system performance issues through multi-discipline interactions with microprocessor architects, ISA definition owners, software optimizers, compiler team, logic designers, and verification engineers to identify, resolve and document architectural performance issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead microarchitecture exploration, performance modeling, and analysis for SoC designs that include next-generation CPU cores, memory technologies, scalable interconnects, and quality-of-service.
  • Be responsible for some of the following: micro-benchmarking, workload characterization, competitive analysis, bottleneck identification, and optimization due to your experience and understanding design architecture. 
  • Propose solutions to enhance performance by communicating, proposing, and implementing solutions to processor and system performance issues.

Preferred Experience:

  • CPU, GPU, or computer system microarchitecture
  • Development and usage of computer system performance models
  • Computer workload analysis
  • Strong programming skills, including experience with C++ and Python (or similar)
  • Minimum of BS + 8 years or MS + 6 years or PhD + 2 years plus mastery of principles of microarchitecture and performance architecture 

Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree in Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related field
  • Masters or PhD with emphasis on computer architecture preferred



Requisition Number: 76614 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Performance Engineering


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