Power/Performance Systems Engineer - 78965

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

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.
 

 

 

Power & Performance System Engineer - 78965

 

The Role:

Assume and support responsibility for post-silicon activities related to power and performance characterization and optimization of AMD Client Computing products.

 

The Person:

Has a passion post silicon system power and performance, providing technical leadership, as well as mentoring and leading engineers on staff.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and executing power, performance, and perf/watt characterization and optimization test plans for different usage scenarios (CPU, GPU, Multimedia, VR, Compute, Static Screen, etc).
  • Analyzing interactions between various power management features and optimize their configurations for power and performance
  • Developing post-silicon power and performance models for key usage scenarios
  • Support prototyping experiments for improving current and implementing new features that impact power and performance
  • Debugging and troubleshooting system-level issues that may occur in test environments and platforms
  • Proactively driving continuous improvement for post-silicon power and performance activities
  • Participating in the product definition process

 

Key Requirements:

  • Experience: 3+ years
  • Strong programming skills: C or C++, and a scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby, etc.)
  • Good understanding of computer organization/architecture
  • Deep understanding of digital electronics
  • Understanding of power/thermal management
  • Extensive laboratory experience, including oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to detail
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion

 

Education:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science with emphasis on computer architecture and workload analysis

 

Location:

  • Markham, Ontario Canada

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