Power & Performance Optimization Co-Op Engineer - Spring 2019 - 69861

Location: Austin, 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.


- Pursuing an Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science or related degree



- Good understanding of computer architecture

- Computer Performance Benchmarking Experience

- Strong understanding of board layout and schematics

- Highly capable at Assembling Computer hardware, Installing Operating Systems, Installing Software, Microsoft Excel

- Extensive laboratory experience, including oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.

- Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to detail

- Must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills


The successful candidate will assume responsibility for post-silicon activities related to performance measurement and analysis for CPU/GPU products. The following is a list of key responsibilities that the candidate will assume:

- Developing and executing performance characterization test plans for new computer processors

- Analyzing interactions between various performance features/settings and optimizing their configurations.

- Setting up test systems for automated test framework.

- Analyzing performance results and writing reports.

Requisition Number: 69861 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp 


AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. We consider candidates regardless of age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status. Please click here for more information.

Nearest Major Market: Austin

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