Manager, Performance Architecture

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.

Manager, Performance Architecture


The role:

AMD’s Memory Subsystem Performance Architecture team delivers performance features and models for all of AMD’s flagship processors. This includes the CPUs, GPUs, and APUs that power AMD’s Server, Client, Game Console, discrete graphics, and machine learning products. As the Manager of this high-caliber team, the individual will be responsible to lead experienced performance architects and modeling engineers who are engaged in analyzing and optimizing high-performance memory subsystem designs for Cloud computing, machine intelligence acceleration, and immersive mobile processing.


The person:

The successful candidate will be motivated to lead teams that seek the most complex and exciting challenges in the computing industry. You will have a proven track record leading teams to deliver exceptional results and have a reputation as a technical influencer.


Key responsibilities:

Serving as the Performance Architecture Manager, you will guide the team’s deliverables and coordinate the dependencies with leads from multiple business units and collaborate with the executive team on program execution reviews. This also entails participating n next generation product planning, concept/HLD reviews and lead the team to carry out microarchitecture exploration, performance modeling, and analysis for next-generation memory technologies, scalable interconnects, and quality-of-service.


Additional responsibilities include:

  • Intimately understand design architecture and propose solutions to enhance performance
  • Leading micro-benchmarking, workload characterization, competitive analysis, bottleneck identification, and optimization.
  • Set direction to the team that develops tools and methodology for performance analysis of workloads.
  • Communicate, propose, and implement solutions to processor and system performance issues.


Preferred experience:

We are seeking a person with a demonstrated background in Performance Architecture who is also a technical leader.

  • Experience with CPU, GPU, or computer system microarchitecture
  • Experience with the development and usage of computer system performance models
  • Experience with computer workload analysis
  • Experience with leading staffing, budget planning, project execution and cross-team dependencies


Academic credentials:

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



Requisition Number: 79120 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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