ML/HPC GPU Performance Architect - 124246

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.

HPC/ML GPU Performance Architect:

AMD is looking for an outstanding technical contributor & lead to help optimize performance of AMD based next-generation GPU accelerators for HPC and Machine Learning. As a passionate and dedicated Server GPU Performance Architect in the MI SOC Architecture Team, you will optimize SOC performance by identifying opportunities across all parts of system architecture, spanning the application and related frameworks, driver, GPU core, memory & I/O subsystems. You will collect and analyze performance profiling data and traces to isolate performance bottlenecks, and share the insights to help drive features into the next generation of server GPUs and software stack components.  The ideal candidate is expected to be well informed on latest trends in GPU accelerated HPC and ML, and be able to quickly ascertain, in a data-driven manner, how next generation server GPUs and platforms should be engineered to support those needs.


Key Responsibilities:

• Establishes and maintains AMD's technological leadership position

• Considered technical leader across project and departmental boundaries and has a proven track record for sustained innovation.

• Is responsible for projects or processes of significant strategic or commercial importance and for project/program results

• Deals with problems requiring cutting edge approaches and champions innovation across the organization

• Makes technical decisions that have a significant impact on product families, go to market strategies and customer satisfaction

• Has business and technical time horizon of generally 6 to 36 months.

• Accountability on project execution with significant influence on project/product time-tomarket schedules.

• Provides consultative direction with senior management

• Coaches and mentors experienced staff

• Represents AMD to the outside technical community, partners and vendors

• Work closely with other team members to understand design architecture and to propose solutions to improve/enhance performance with given SoC/IP and markets.

• Architectural modeling, performance triage, deeper analysis, identifying bottlenecks working with architects and proposing solutions for performance improvement.

• Developing tools and methodology for performance modeling, workloads analysis.

• Proposing, communicating and implementing solutions to issues.

• Lead technical teams, participate and present in executive reviews on product planning and execution.

• Participate in collaborative development and workload performance optimization with AMD’s partners/customers.


Position Requirements:

• Exceptional foundation in systems architecture, cutting across CPU or GPU, memory, storage and I/O subsystems

• Power user of performance profiling tools

• Experience with hardware performance counter monitoring tools

• Knowledge of OS internals and kernel parameter tuning experience

• Exposure to GPU accelerator performance benchmarks and codes are a plus (HPL, HPCG, STREAM, MLPerf, HACC, QMCPACK, LAMMPS, etc.)

• Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation)

• > 7 years relevant industry experience


Education Requirements:

Master’s degree required, PhD preferred, emphasis in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer

Architecture, or Computer Science with SoC/IP performance studies.

      • AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by January 4, 2022. AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.

Requisition Number: 124246 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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