Spring 2022 System Power and Performance Analysis Engineer Co-Op/Intern - 119721

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.

Work in the power performance attainment (ie optimization) team to improve the battery life and performance of SoCs and Systems for not-yet-released and sometimes protected (NDA controlled) projects.  

The System Power and Performance Analysis Engineer Co-Op/Intern position is responsible for assisting the team with projects to achieve the battery life and performance goals through setting up, running, configuration of systems or experiments. The efforts will involve collecting power measurements, or performance results and finding the best configurations.  Additionally, analysis of results and presentation of these findings are equally important.
We are seeking an analytical thinker with problem-solving skills and excellent attention to detail. The ideal candidate: enjoys ambitious work in a multi-project team environment using state-of-the-art tools and technology, is a self-starter who is able to work independently to complete tasks on schedule, and demonstrates creativity with "out-of-the-box" solutions and high initiative to solve unassigned but project impacting issues.  Fluency in English is a requirement.  

•    Work with Architects, Engineers, Customers to learn and solve problems
•    Comfort in communicating results, enteracting in group settings and debugging issues with other 
•    Knowledge of hardware in PCs, motherboards, Gaming system setups  (building a PC, installing memory, installing a processor/heatsinks, etc.)
•    Knowledge in variables affecting PC performance 
•    Knowledge in variables affecting batterylife
•    Confidence and expertise in Windows environments
•    Problem solving to achieve the communicated goals
•    Ability to work efficiently in person and remotely as dictated by the team and circumstances


•    Fluency in English
•    Hardware and System Knowledge
•    Working knowledge of Windows environments
•    Knowledge of System Verilog, UVM (plus)
•    General tools experience with MS Office Suite (Teams, Excel, etc.)


•    Enrolled in BS or MS (preferred) in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related


Austin TX


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 December 8, 2021. 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: 119721 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp


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