Server Performance Analyst - 116444

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.

The Role:

If you want to impact the AMD server roadmap strategy, then this is your chance! Identify and evaluate internal & external product options by drawing on experience in performance architecture – either modeling, workloads, or silicon. Learning on the job is a must. The work involves data generation as well as building high-level models and data-validation frameworks.


The Person:

Do you love performance analysis? We would like to talk with a performance engineer / analyst who wants to apply their performance characterization and modeling experience over to Server product analysis and projections. A software development background/interest will be useful as well.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform silicon characterization of existing products - simulations, workload analysis on AMD and non-AMD silicon
  • Configure, run, debug, and analyze internal performance/power models
  • Maintain fast/flexible projections framework
  • Generate roadmap reports, proposals, and presentations


Preferred Experience:

  • Strong performance analysis track record including experience with spreadsheet models or analysis tools
  • Software engineering abilities (scripting, object-oriented programming, collaborative software development)
  • Performance architecture background (performance modeling, workload analysis, or hardware/software optimization)
  • Minimum of BS + 5 years or MS + 3 years or PhD + 1 year plus proficiency in principles and methods of software and data analysis relevant to performance optimization and performance modeling


Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree - Masters with emphasis on Computer Science or Computer Engineering preferred



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



Requisition Number: 116444 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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