Power Management Technical Lead - 75051

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.


Technical engineering lead for Power Management (PMM) feature enablement and tuning at the silicon SoC level up through BIOS, system firmware, and OS levels on AMD Server products.  This role includes wide responsibilities to coordinate feature enablement, validation, and optimization efforts across multiple functional teams.  A team of four engineers will be under the direct supervision of this lead role.


Candidate Requirements

The candidate must have a BS or MS degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering and at least 8 years of relevant working experience in SoC Power Management.  A successful candidate must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and must be able to collaborate with cross-functional teams.



  • Direct the development and execution of validation/characterization/optimization test plans for SoC- and system-level Power Management features across all AMD Server products
  • Direct the development of post-silicon validation infrastructure (software, hardware, automation environment, tools, and lab setup)
  • Debug and drive root-cause analysis for Power Management related issues
  • Coordinate cross-functional teams to deliver the best power and performance for each server product
  • Work with cross-functional teams to improve post-silicon validation test strategy, methodology, and process



  • BS or MS degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering with at least 8 years of relevant experience
  • Understanding of Power Management mechanisms/interactions at SoC, OS, and system level
  • Understanding of power delivery mechanisms, both on platform and on die, as well as knowledge of voltage regulation and static/dynamic power consumption
  • Understanding of modern x86 microprocessor architecture and Server platform architecture is highly desired
  • Debugging skills at SoC and system level
  • Familiarity with programming / scripting language (C/C++, Python, Perl, ...)
  • Working knowledge of Server OSes (Linux, Windows)
  • Working knowledge of lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers
  • Familiarity with data engineering and machine learning is a strong plus
  • Must be a self-starting team player with excellent communication skills who can work with minimal guidance
  • Must be organized and multitask well
  • Passion and hunger to learn new technology every day and drive to getting things done



Requisition Number: 75051 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering 


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