System Hardware Architect

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.

System Hardware Architect - 143781



Are you seeking a role where you can be visible, impactful and a part of a growing and exciting team?! AMD is looking for an Architect to drive execution and delivery of client product requirements which include areas such as system feature definition, product requirement specifications, performance optimization, power management, and developing use cases.

The person:

Someone who can see the “big picture” and how everything fits together. Someone who works well with people from a wide variety of functional areas within AMD and externally with our OEM/ODM customers and partners.

Key responsibilities:

  • Primary technical contact point for the program.

  • Responsible for the product features and capabilities (such as performance and power manageability) from the pins looking in to the silicon to ensure that the accepted marketing product requirements are met.

  • Comprehends the SOC as a complete system which includes HW (silicon), FW, BIOS & SW

  • Proves that the complete system is aligned to enable SOC and commercial system features

  • Knowledgeable and chips in to the platform architecture and system features.

  • Ensures that the required Use Cases are achieved

  • Responsible for any marketing change requests or any changes to the requirements to be negotiated between the BU and the design team to reach a solution that both sides agree.

  • Responsible for technical accuracy of product disclosures

  • Responsible to quantify impact of bugs and feature / performance goals.

  • Is not encouraged to be the specialist in all areas but is tightly linked to the other architects and technical leads.

  • Passion for leading other domain specialists in driving solutions and architecting system features

Preferred experience:

  • Must have 8+years of PC and/or tablet experience

  • Knowledgeable on the architecture of the PC platform for x86 based platforms

  • Familiar with the interface industry standards specifications defined to improve power manageability

  • Understand silicon process technologies and the tools to project power & performance of the SOC

  • Requires a mixture of Silicon and System Board Experience

  • Experience with PC software and hardware

Academic credentials:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Electronics/Computer Engineering or Computer Science.


Austin, TX


Requisition Number: 143781 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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