Performance Analysis Engineer - 100561

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.

Performance Analysis Engineer | Libraries and applications


The role:

As a key member of libraries team (AOCL), you will use your application and analysis skills to collaborate and improve application performance for HPC, Cloud, database applications relevant to high-performance and multi-core server systems with a special focus on AMD processors. Engage with leading HPC and ISV customers on open source and software system solutions. Collaborate with a phenomenal team including developers active in the upstream community. When you join our hardworking and engaged team, you will notice right away we are committed to success. Be responsible for analyzing the performance of code, identifying bottlenecks, and designing optimizations to improve performance. It's all about building the world's best infrastructure around AMD's hardware.


The person:

Enjoy problems at scale? This could be your opportunity! Your technical abilities will directly impact AMD’s success with tier-one partners. You will operate with more autonomy and flexibility as you develop in this role. Both by working collaboratively with engineers inside and outside of AMD and by working independently, you will advance technical program goals - drawing on your own expertise, savvy, and problem solving skills.


Key responsibilities:

  • Analyze large applications stacks (HPC, cloud, Database) and root cause performance bottlenecks
  • Collaborate with US, Europe, and Asia customers in identifying problems and suggesting solutions
  • Work with development team in India to keep up with evolving features and sharing insights from customers.


Preferred experience:

  • Knowledge of HPC, Enterprise and Cloud workloads/markets/business
  • Good understanding of CPU libraries for X86
  • Experience in working with customers/partners across the world
  • Representing technical teams in customer meetings
  • Experience in performance analysis for data center, HPC (High Performance Computing), MPI (Message passing Interface) applications
  • Hands-on experience with setting up cluster or multi –node inter-connected systems
  • Experience in software development using C/C++ and debugging skills on multicore systems – a plus
  • Some experience on Intel MKL libraries, Linear Algebra, FFT, and/or x86 assembly programming - a plus
  • Exposure to compiler technologies, use of optimized libraries, and/or profiler tools - a plus
  • Minimum of Bachelors degree with 6 years of relevant experience or Masters degree with 4 years of relevant experience or PhD with 1 year of relevant experience


Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science. Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
  • Masters with emphasis on Algorithms or Computer Architecture preferred



Austin, TX | Greater Austin Area, Texas




Requisition Number: 100561 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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