SMTS Software System Design Eng. (79215)

Location: Bellevue, Washington, 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.

SQL Server Performance Architect – Datacenter / Cloud



We are seeking a Microsoft SQL Performance Architect for DC and Cloud Solutions focusing on performance optimization on AMD architectures and leading performance benchmarking projects driving the adoption of AMD EPYC technologies by various server makers and Cloud Service Providers like Azure, AWS, Google and others.



We are hiring a strong SQL Server Engineer who must pocess a strong programming experience with an extensive background in database development, performance analysis, data management, database administration, monitoring and maintenance. This technical Microsoft SQL Server domain expert role, will be an integral member of AMD’s Application Engineering team, partnering closely with engineering and development teams. You will champion the optimization of MS SQL server software on AMD EPYC and Radeon for Windows and Linux, both in on-prem and cloud deployments.



  • Optimizing workloads and benchmarks tuning for x86 CPU server
  • Workload optimization, automation programming models to automate running performance tests
  • Using performance tools like SPEC, TPCC etc. for optimizing running of workloads on Cloud environments



  • Proficient in SQL Server database code-level tuning and performance tuning!
  • Crafting efficient infrastructure configurations and optimization for various workload types on various infrastructure environments; on-premise and Clouds.
  • Technical issue management and product engineering feedback and influence for AMD technology roadmaps
  • Deep understanding of different software stacks including OS, DB technologies run on clouds
  • Ability to interpret benchmark results from applications tuning to all the way to AMD EPYC CPU level.
  • Understand schemas, table indexing, query strategies, and database objects maintenance and performance issues.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with experience in writing white papers, interacting with customers, partners and representing AMD technology to the cloud vendors.



  • BS, MS or PhDs in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical field



  • Bellevue, WA



Requisition Number: 79215 
Country: United States State: Washington City: Bellevue 
Job Function: Design


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