Field Applications Engineer (FAE) - Spain 134681

Location: Madrid, Madrid, ES

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.


Field Applications Engineer (FAE) - Spain   134681


The Role:

We are looking for our next team member to help drive a new era of computing into the datacenter or for enterprise accounts by engaging with key end users and platform and software partners to demonstrate AMD technology differentiators addressing their business needs in real world usage scenarios. To be responsible for providing technical support to commercial end user accounts within their defined region(s) or vertical market(s). This position is accountable to the commercial sales team and the field engineering director for all aspects of technical engagements required to support sales and account objectives. The ideal team member will also occasionally provide training to teammates and assist them with their own unique challenges. 


This position places a special emphasis on platform and end user workload optimization. The FAE will cultivate a deep technical understanding of client, workstation and server processor architecture, operating systems (Windows and Linux) or hypervisors (ESXi, KVM, Hyper-V), compilers, and application software. The successful FAE will leverage the synthesis of this knowledge to understand application performance at the system up to datacenter level and guide the customer. 


The Person:

The following are MUST have!

  • Pre-Sales experience (customer relationship, in sales environment)
  • Knowledge on commercial clients (desktop/laptops) at hardware level and knowledge on Operating System (Windows, good if some Linux knowledge too) but system administrator experience also has proven to be key
  • A good balance of hardware, system architecture and software expertise
  • Ability to cultivate strong internal (sales, marketing, engineering) and external (customer) relationships; demonstrated history of success in developing and maintaining such relationships
  • Hands on experience in the setup and configuration/deployment of systems including software, networking and graphics infrastructure 
  • Proven experience as a senior level engineer (or equivalent technical role) 
  • Fluent in spoken and written Spanish and English. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Articulate AMD based technology offerings across multiple market verticals 
  • Provide hands-on, expert-level technical assistance to end-users 
  • Partner with other AMD and vendor subject matter experts to build specific customer solutions 
  • Analyze vendor product solutions and evaluate product performance based on customer needs 
  • Provide technical assistance to sales in the design and integration of customer applications using AMD based solutions 
  • Install and test solutions in-house, as required, to ensure successful deployments and evaluations 
  • Lead technical design sessions; architect and document technical solutions that are aligned with end-user objectives 
  • Design and manage the execution of evaluations to ensure a quality solution is delivered 
  • Capture a solid understanding of the competitive landscape and clearly articulate the technical differentiation and value proposition associated with AMD versus its competitors



Preferred Experience:

  • Demonstrated knowledge in one or more market verticals including cloud computing, high performance computing, workstation, or commercial clients. 
  • Proven understanding of client or server software ecosystem in one or more areas including OS/hypervisors, compilers, and profiling tools 
  • Good working knowledge of client or server hardware ecosystem
  • Experience in application/workload profiling, tuning and performance assessment a plus 
  • Experience in workstation or datacenter Graphics (Professional ISV, AI/ML, GPGPU) a plus 


Academic Credentials:

Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent (Computer Science or Electrical Engineering preferred) 



Spain: Preferably Madrid, but not a must





Requisition Number: 134681 
Country/Region/Location: Spain State/Province: Madrid City: Madrid 
Job Function: 
Field Application Engineering/ Field Sup  

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