Platform Performance Engineer - 110982

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.
 

Platform Performance Engineer

 

The Role:

AMD server team is looking for a Linux or Microsoft Windows performance engineer to optimize the power and performance of our new EPYC server line.  Our EPYC architecture is a game changer for both client and server platforms.  This candidate will be part of a fast-growing team developing new core competencies for the AMD server group.

 

The Person:

We are looking for someone with a deep background in Linux or Microsoft Windows operating systems in a server environment. Candidate must be a fast learner and have a passion for teaching others.

 

Responsibilities

  • Drive AMD platforms to achieve the best performance in compute and I/O
  • Analyzing benchmarks and performance characteristics
  • Develop the overall team understanding of performance related to tools, techniques, and analysis to measure and improve performance
  • Driver development or testing experience on Linux or Windows PCIe based endpoints
  • Work closely with operating system team to uncover new techniques for accelerating server-based applications
  • Research trade-offs for our server architecture, especially as related to the memory hierarchy, storage systems, scheduling, and I/O devices
  • Work closely with AMD silicon designers to identify architectural changes / optimizations necessary to get improve overall system performance
  • Drive changes to memory, storage systems, I/O systems, file systems and operating system scheduling that reduce power requirements while improving performance.
     

     

Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience in system architecture and performance analysis
  • Strong understanding of CPU and computer system architecture
  • Hands-on experience tuning the Linux or Windows operating systems
  • Solid understanding of Linux or Windows performance analysis tools and methods
  • Experience in creating benchmarks or other performance test tools
  • Must be highly motivated with a strong desire to learn
  • Track record of innovation and creativity in problem-solving
     

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with GPU accelerator
  • Understanding of IO subsystem architecture is strongly preferred
  • Performance testing automation experience

 

Academic Credentials:

  • BS or MS (MS preferred) in computer architecture, computer science, computer engineering or related field.

 

 Location:

  • Austin, US

 

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AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by December 8, 2021. AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation



Requisition Number: 110982 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design
  

 

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