Sr. CPU Core Performance Architect

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, GB

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:

This Senior Engineer in the Core Performance Architecture Modeling team will contribute using their experience with CPU microarchitecture development, performance modeling, and analysis. They will have opportunities to expand their technical contributions more deeply into CPU microarchitecture performance simulator development, workload and performance analysis, model correlation, and feature definition. If this sounds like a good match for you, come join our team!


The Person:

The ideal candidate for the Cores team will be able to demonstrate success in a comparable technical role on a product team innovating and redefining high-performance computing. He or she will be comfortable working in a cross-team environment and show creativity and self-motivation in their academic and post-academic career.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Expand your experience with cycle-accurate core microarchitecture performance simulator development, workload and trace analysis, microarchitecture development, RTL vs performance model correlation, and so forth
  • Collaborate with a dedicated team of hardware and software engineers to develop novel features to optimize the performance of CPU microarchitecture


Preferred Experience:

  • C++ programming and scripting language capabilities
  • Computer architecture background through coursework and/or work experience
  • Cycle-accurate microarchitecture performance simulator development
  • Pre-silicon performance analysis
  • Computing software, including operating systems, compilers, and applications.
  • Demonstrate thought leadership and perseverance with published papers or filed patents that contribute to the industry


Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.
  • Masters or PhD is preferred/desirable. 
  • Relevant industry experience is preferred/desirable. 




Requisition Number: 146547 
Country: United Kingdom Province: Cambridgeshire City: Cambridge 
Job Function: Design  

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