MTS Automation and Data Engineer

Location: Penang, Penang, MY

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.




AMD Server team is looking for Python developer to add to our world class team. The primary role will be developing state of the art event-driven, graph-processing software systems and automation tools required to measure and optimize performance of server products.  AMD is becoming a dominant player in the server space. Our team is focused on ensuring that the server products AMD c. Our working model is to characterize (what is happening), analyze (why is this happening – develop a hypothesis) and optimize (design an experiment, collect data, rinse and repeat until expectations are met). This automation framework will support performance, stress and validation workloads.



This is an opportunity rich environment for a Automation and Data Engineer.  Some example projects include:

  • Improving our data platform using Scala and Python languages
  • Building Hadoop, Hive, Jupyter notebook and PowerBI-based analytics
  • Architecting and developing Ansible automation playbooks
  • Working with and maintaining a set of JSON-based RESTful web services
  • Configuring and authoring Ansible Tower benchmark automation workflows
  • Building back end systems that integrate with specialized equipment
  • Analyzing time-series (discrete time) SOC telemetry using Power BI
  • Identifying opportunities to scale our operations through software
  • Integrating different contents like validation, performance and a variety of test suites and benchmarks to the automation framework



  • Hunger to learn. You don’t have to know everything coming in but you do need to be a curious, resourceful and a self-starter
  • SW development experience. Emphasis on Python.
  • Git version control and full SDLC experience
  • Deep knowledge of Linux and standard UNIX utilities and programs
  • Working knowledge of industry standard DevOps tools, such as Jenkins, Docker or Kubernetes
  • Experience with PXE boot
  • Expertise with Linux based server virtualization (KVM, Xen, containers)
  • At least 4 years industry experience developing back-end services
  • Expertise in one or more of the following:  Scala, Python, Kafka, Spark, Hive
  • Previous experience with load testing or benchmarking server workloads
  • Working knowledge of configuring and setting up servers and databases
  • Linux and Windows deployment environments
  • JSON-based REST web service development experience
  • Functional Programming experience for Scala and Spark



Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Architecture, Software Engineering or similar




Penang, Malaysia

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFDV



Requisition Number: 92372 
Country/Region/Location: Malaysia State/Province: Penang City: Penang 
Job Function: 
Product Engineering  

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