System Performance Engineer

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.

System Performance Engineer


Technical, hands-on engineer responsible for Datacenter GPU and Accelerated Processing product line's Data Fabric and Networking validation. The scope includes validation of Data Fabric routing, latency validation, firmware features and PCIe/XGMI connectivity.  This individual will be primarily responsible for interfacing with silicon design, firmware, and platform design groups to develop pre-Silicon emulation and post-Silicon validation test plans.



  • Develop and execute feature enablement and validation test plans for SoC- and system-level SoC features. 
  • Get established as the subject matter expert for Data Fabric validation
  • Develop post-silicon validation plans for single and multi-socket scenarios
  • Test interactions between various SoC features using validation tools and infrastructure
  • Drive root-cause analysis for Data Fabric related issues
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in developing effective validation tools
  • Focus on continuous improvement of Data fabric test strategy, methodology, and process



  • Experience with GPU architecture and microprocessor cores
  • Understanding of modern GPU architecture is highly desired
  • Experience developing validation test plans and methodologies
  • Participated in silicon bring up and debug, support to internal engineering teams
  • Able to execute and drive success of programs with multiple projects on the go
  • Familiarity with programming / scripting language (C/C++, Python, Perl, ...)
  • Must be a self-starting team player with excellent communication skills
  • Thought leader that drives improvement to development process, code architecture and fosters a spirit of innovation



  • 4+ years of experience in Data Fabric or Networking Validation or debug
  • Workload development experience is a big plus
  • Knowledge on PCIe protocol. CXL protocol is a plus
  • Self-organizing and the ability multitask based on priorities



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Electronics



Austin, Texas, USA

Markham, Ontario, Canada



Requisition Number: 158542 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design  

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