Desktop Power & Performance Lead - 77908

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.
 

Desktop Power & Performance Lead

 

THE ROLE:

As the overall Power and Performance Technical Lead of a key strategic, next-generation product you will drive and manage the integration of complex components in a system – a custom solution. This systems power and performance lead engineer is a cross-functional technical leader in our PC/Desktop business unit.

 

THE PERSON:

Leading technical experts internally and externally to guide complex products from end to end, from design to delivery, requires an unusual mix of technical breadth, problem solving, and soft skills. It’s not for the overly introverted. It is for the ambitious engineer who appreciates having a high-visibility role and making an impact. Successful power/performance engineers drive technical decisions and maintain an even keel. You will need to learn as you go and mentor along the way as well.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Bring depth and expertise in power and/or performance tradeoffs
  • Speak SW not just HW
  • Understand power, performance, and thermal issues at system level
  • Lead the process of optimizing power and performance attainment for Client APU/CPU products
  • Feedback system measurements and improvement areas to the various teams, including the power management architecture, IP, SoC, O/S, FW, and silicon enablement teams
  • Technically interface with all functions required to enable and optimize power management for Client APU/CPU products
  • Ensure system assessments and customer platform attainment to deliver industry best products
  • Direct the unit test, integration, optimization, and validation of all power management features via a core team focused on this scope
  • Work with company-wide architects to set power and performance attainment objectives (IP, SoC, Power, Firmware, System)
  • Develop strong partnerships with program stakeholders across the organization and development partners
  • Effective with communication and building respect while communicating status to executive level audience

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of 10 years of industry experience including at least five years focused on system engineering and power/performance

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant discipline.
  • Master’s Degree (MS) preferred

 

LOCATION:

Austin, Texas

 

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Requisition Number: 77908 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design
  

 

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