Power and Performance Attainment Engineer-79612

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.

Power and Performance Attainment Engineer



The successful candidate will assume responsibility for post-silicon activities related to power and performance characterization and optimization of AMD Datacenter products



Must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion



Developing and executing power and perf/watt characterization and optimization test plans for different usage scenarios (High performance compute, Machine learning frameworks, multimedia, 3D GFX, Static Screen, etc.).

Analyzing interactions between various power management features and optimize their configurations for power and performance

Developing post-Si power models for key usage scenarios

Support prototyping experiments for improving current and implementing new features that impact performance and power

Debugging and troubleshooting system-level issues that may occur in test environments and platforms

Proactively driving continuous improvement for post-silicon power and performance activities

Participating in the product definition process



Strong programming skills: Strong preference for Python, Desirable to be proficient in C or C++, PHP and Shell scripting 

Good understanding of computer organization/architecture.

Strong understanding of timing in digital electronics

Understanding of Power/thermal management

Proficient in using lab equipment like oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.

Strong analytical, problem-solving skills with a key attention to detail

Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills



Bachelors degree in Electronics/Computer Engineering or Computer Science with emphasis on computer architecture and workload analysis

Master’s degree preferred

1-4 years’ experience 



Austin Texas



Requisition Number: 79612 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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