Memory Systems Performance Architect

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. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to join this team.

The Role:

Analyze and optimize high-performance memory subsystem designs for machine intelligence acceleration, HPC and Cloud computing. Propose solutions to improve performance.


The Person:

Do you seek the most sophisticated challenges in the computing industry? As a hard-working performance architect on our design engineering team, this is an opportunity to propose and implement solutions to processor and system performance issues.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for micro-benchmarking, workload characterization, competitive analysis, bottleneck identification, and optimization
  • Perform microarchitecture exploration, performance modeling, and analysis for SoC and memory subsystem designs that include next-generation memory technologies and scalable interconnects
  • Advance performance simulation methodologies for server memory subsystem exploration and projection


Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with memory system, CPU, GPU, or computer system microarchitecture
  • Experience with the development and usage of computer system performance models
  • Strong programming skills, including experience with C++ and Python (or similar)
  • Proficiency in principles and methods of microarchitecture, software, and hardware relevant to performance engineering


Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science with an emphasis on Computer Architecture performance studies preferred



  • Santa Clara, CA - San Francisco Bay Area
  • Austin, TX - Greater Austin Metro Area
  • Other locations in the US will be considered


Requisition Number: 85084 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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