Spring 2022 SoC Performance Arch Co-Op/Intern - (121168)

Location: Mt. Pleasant, Wisconsin, 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.

About the Department:

The Radeon Technology Group MI SOC Performance Architecture team is responsible for optimizing SOC performance by developing models and tools for end-to-end performance analysis, and identifying opportunities to improve performance across cores, memory system, applications and software stack.


Job Purpose:
The purpose of this position is to contribute significantly to software engineering on performance models of High Performance Systems. As a member of the team you will have significant deliverables in order to achieve overall product goals.


What You Will Learn:
You will learn about performance simulators including build frameworks, application analysis tools, debug and testing methodologies, and modeling of architecture features. The types of problem-solving techniques that will be gained will provide a great stepping stone for advanced graduate degrees in any field.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing tools and methodology for performance modeling, workloads analysis and micro-architectural deep-dives.
  • Assist in software design of simulation infrastructure for performance analysis and data collection.
  • Architectural modeling, performance triage, deeper analysis, identifying bottlenecks and investigating solutions for performance improvement.
  • Collaborate with performance architects in analysis and debug of simulation functional and performance sightings.
  • Participate on cross-functional engineering teams, work closely and help resolve software build and infrastructure related issues.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1. Software Development using C++ or other Object-Oriented Languages, 
  • 2. Scripting and automaton of workflows using Python or Perl
  • 3. Software Profiling, Debug and Testing skills
  • 4. Experience working with Revision Control Systems
  • 5. Good Software Engineering skills
  • 6. Strong organizational and communication skills


Academic Credentials:

  • BS/MS/PhD in computer engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, or related.


AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by January 4, 2022. AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.


Requisition Number: 121168 
Country: United States State: Wisconsin City: Mt. Pleasant 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp


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