GPU Security Architect - 109222

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.

GPU Security Architect



Broad role acting as the end-to-end security owner for data center gpu’s. working with chip and system architecture teams to understand current thread models and help define the security architecture. Once the definition is completed work with hardware validation, software validation teams to make sure the architecture is implemented and tested against all relevant use cases.



Deep experience in defining and implementing security schemes in soc’s. 



  • Help define a security architecture against the latest threat models
  • Help implement security schema’s (soc register access, memory access, DRM content protection etc)
  • Help create and review validation test plans
  • Lead schema debug
  • Work with firmware, software, tools teams to understand how their use cases are impacted by security schema’s
  • Define debug methodology for systems under security protection
  • Work with customers and understand their use cases and requirements and fold that into security system architecture  



  • Strong experience working in ASIC design/validation/architecture
  • Deep understanding of threat models and security architecture in soc’s
  • Strong system and computer architecture experience
  • Ability to write viruses in C, C++ to test the strength of the system security
  • Understand of GPU architecture is a plus




  • Masters/Phd in Computers Science, Computer Engineering



Austin Texas or Santa Clara, CA



Requisition Number: 109222 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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