Fellow Server System Security Architect - 89361

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.

Fellow Server System Security Architect


AMD is a semiconductor design innovator leading the next era of digital experiences with its EPYC Roadmap, Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) which power a wide range of computing devices. AMD’s server computing products are focused on driving industry-leading cloud computing and virtualization environments. AMD’s superior graphics technologies are found in a variety of solutions ranging from game consoles, PCs to supercomputers. If you have a passion for excellence and a drive to achieve, you belong at AMD.  Our employees, AMDer’s as we like to call them, work hard, have fun, and thrive on success. We meet the challenges of an evolving marketplace by staying true to our corporate values, including an unwavering respect for individuals and a focus on retaining superior employees.  AMD's environment is fast paced, results oriented and built upon a legion of forward-thinking people with a passion for winning technology. This is an extraordinary opportunity to work in an outstanding company like AMD - Join us! 


The Role

AMD is looking for a System Security Architect to join our Datacenter System Architecture and Engineering team to develop world-class products around EPYC processors to ensure foundational security, workload protection, software reliability and security assurance. Chartered with developing a comprehensive understanding of current and future security threats and developing solutions and mitigations. In this role, you will collaborate with AMD internal and industry team for future research and to influence architecture decisions to secure AMD’s platforms across HPC, Cloud and Enterprise market segments.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for secure design and architecture, including threat assessments, design of security components, and vulnerability assessment.
  • Ensures products conform to standards and specifications. Develops plans and cost estimates and assesses projects to analyze risks. Responds to customer requests or events as they occur
  • Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art security principles, theories, attacks and contributes to literature and conferences
  • Engage with customers for capturing requirements related to security, develop documentation and training materials


Preferred experience:

Demonstrated  experience in platform security and/or device security microarchitecture and/or CPU, SOC, HW security-oriented definition.

  • Security micro-architecture experience with solid track record of tangible impact
  • Experience designing and/or implementing secure systems, including activities such as threat modeling, security architecture, protocol design, network security, operating system security
  • Linux kernel, virtualization, operating system, containerization, and related application technologies, reliability, security, and performance
  • Strong understanding of underlying CPU and system hardware and firmware
  • Experience with SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and container systems like Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of x86 ISA
  • Leading and/or influencing silicon design teams, peers and managers
  • Team player, ability to work in cross-site and matrix environments


Academic credentials:

  • BS in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field



Austin, TX



Requisition Number: 89361 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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