Director Silicon Design Engineering

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

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.


 Design Manager, Server Performance Group

The Role:

AMD’s Server Performance Group (SPG) is responsible for performance analysis, modeling and optimization of AMD’s record-breaking flagship EPYC line of server processors. AMD’s SPG is looking for an outstanding technical manager for its India team. The team’s charter spans all aspects of server performance, including benchmarking, workload characterization, competitive analysis, bottleneck analysis, performance modeling, tracing, performance feature development, and HW/SW co-optimization.  


The Person:

The successful candidate will be motivated to lead teams that seek the most complex and exciting challenges in the computing industry. The candidate should have a proven track record leading teams to deliver exceptional results, have a reputation as a technical influencer, strong technical grounding in Computer Systems, and at least 5 years in a leadership role in Performance Engineering. 


Key Responsibilities:

As the Manager of the India operations, the individual will be responsible for leading a high-caliber team of experienced performance engineers who are engaged in analyzing and optimizing AMD’s EPYC line of server CPUs for cloud, enterprise, and HPC workloads. Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Define and manage team deliverables
  • Project and plan for resources based on future needs
  • Coordinate dependencies with other stakeholders (SoC/IP perf architects, SW teams)
  • Collaborate with the global leadership team on planning and execution
  • Organize team to ensure it is performing to its full potential
  • Coach and mentor career growth for team members.
  • Grow and manage the server performance lab, drive efficiency improvements


Preferred Experience:

We are seeking a person with a demonstrated technical background in performance engineering, with experience leading high performing teams.

  • Required technical expertise (at least 3 of the following):
    • Expertise in CPU microarchitecture and / or system level architecture
    • Server workloads (cloud, enterprise, HPC) and performance benchmarking
    • Experience with cycle accurate performance models
    • Experience with post silicon performance debug
    • Experience developing tools for performance analysis and tracing
    • Awareness of server SW stack components (OS, virtualization, Java, I/O, etc)
  • Required leadership experience:
    • Should have managed a team of at least 10 engineers with complex deliverables
    • Demonstrated experience in team building, organization, budget planning, project management, and dependency tracking
    • Experience / knowledge to maintain, manage and grow an on-premises server lab


Academic Credentials:

  • MS/MTech/PhD in Computer Engineering, or closely related discipline



Location: Bangalore, IN



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Requisition Number: 88701 
Country: India State: Karnataka City: Bangalore 
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