Manager - Semi-Custom Power and Performance Engineering- 114665

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.

Manager - Semi-Custom Power and Performance Engineering- 114665


The Role:

As a key contributor to the success of AMD’s product portfolio, you will be part of a high-performance AMD team driving the delivery of high quality, industry leading product technology to market. The SCBU team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.


The Person:

The AMD Semi-Custom Business Unit (CGE) is looking for a dynamic, upbeat power and performance manager to join our growing team passionate about power and performance attainment and creating a world class execution environment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a hardworking distributed team passionate about delivering a robust memory sub-system for new APU/CPU semi-custom products, including pre-silicon and post-silicon work
  • Own the team to innovate methods for pre-silicon power and performance validation and efficiencies for post silicon power/perf attainment, feature enablement, optimization, and validation
  • Drive power and performance validation strategies from pre-silicon through customer adoption working across architecture, silicon design, firmware, validation, and debug teams
  • Proactively leading project planning, developing and maintaining schedules, managing dependencies, and ensuring quality of work you're doing at committed landmarks
  • Working directly with our customers to ensure their power and performance goals are delivered to meet industry best requirements
  • Partner with technical specialists to drive debug and resolution of power and performance issues across silicon, firmware/BIOS, and coordinating with memory partners as needed
  • Develops regular status representing the system memory team in program meetings providing status to program and senior management
  • Ability to manage and plan staffing and budget needs to ensure a productive team
  • Passion for managing engineers and able to effectively coaches and mentors direct staff.


Preferred Experience:

  • Engineering management and technical leadership experience in system memory domain
  • Experience in post silicon validation with a focus on power and performance.
  • Experience in the debug of performance and power attainment issues as well as understanding of optimization techniques across OS/FW/HW full stack.
  • Good written and oral communication skills, with the ability to connect with a variety of engineering fields and management


Academic Credentials:

  • Masters or Bachelors in CE, CS, EE or with 10 years of experience



  • Austin, TX. Some travel (up to 25%), including international, is expected.



Requisition Number: 114665 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering


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