Design Engineering/ Cloud Architect

Location: Boxborough, Massachusetts, 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.

The Role
We have an architectural role in our Cloud Solution team to technically lead multiple teams focused on supporting cloud solutions and performance benchmarks for MDCs and Cloud Service Providers AMD EPYC technologies. The successful individual will have proven ability to lead technical teams and drive the efforts that influence the bigger picture while fostering strong relationships across the organization.


  • Plan and execute long term strategies that benefit Cloud enablement and POC engagements.
  • Lead, coach and support a highly effective group of passionate engineers to cultivate a high-performance culture
  • Work closely with the technical teams to derive optimal cloud solutions to our CSPs
  • Manage Agile best practices and test-driven development.
  • Ability to work directly with MDCs/CSPs coordinating engagements and planning across new Cloud instances and services.
  • Implement processes and KPIs to ensure the teams efficiency and work quality meets SLAs.
  • Enable a culture of creativity, collaboration, innovation, and excellence while continuously elevating the quality and caliber of our engineering organization
  • Provide strong leadership and participation across to multiple team scrums
  • Guide teams tactical and strategic initiative through process, transparency, and data driven analysis.



  • Experience in technical oversight and processes across multiple locations and time zones
  • Strong hands-on experience with benchmark and instance enablement’s with Cloud service integration using industry-standard tools as well as publishing white papers.
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully coaching and mentoring world-class engineers.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build productive cross-departmental relationships and motivate team members
  • Experience working with large Data Sets & Big Data.
  • Expertise in running POC development for x86 CPU server with system analysis across at least one OS (Linux/BSD/Windows)
  • Knowledge of cloud services and deploying/testing workloads across cloud-based IaaS or PaaS
  • A skilled communicator with the agility to be flexible in medium, audience, level of detail, and subject matter.
  • Significant hands-on expertise in optimizing and running SW workloads and benchmarks tuning for x86 CPU server with Memory configuration and storage systems.
  • Experience in running performance tools like SPEC, TPCC etc. for optimizing running of workloads on various cloud instances and provide actionable outcomes
  • A shift Left focus.


Academic Credentials

Minimum qualifications prefer a bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent combination of education, training, and expertise in related technical field as well as experience of 8-10 years’ experience in a management capacity.




Requisition Number: 176302 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Design

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