Principal Member of Technical Staff, EPYC: Customer Platform Architect

Location: Portland, Oregon, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Principal Member of Technical Staff, EPYC: Customer Platform Architect


The Role:

It's a pivotal role where you draw from a broad spectrum of technical experience including silicon, platform hardware, and software to deliver sophisticated products.


The Person:

As a deeply experienced senior system engineer with breadth across system and/or chip development, you work across swim lanes and guide system-level server technical execution.


Key Responsibilities:

In this role you will utilize the latest technological and scientific methods to develop and fully optimize EPYC SoC products and platforms. Identify opportunities to advance current methods, design experiments, conduct Proof of Concept studies, build consensus, and apply new techniques directly to products in development. Your track record of accomplishment at the Principal Engineer level will enable you to prioritize, drive, and influence throughout the organization and externally to deliver groundbreaking results for EPYC customers and AMD’s server business. Work at depth across silicon design, system validation, manufacturing test, firmware, and other disciplines to optimize power, performance and TCO through to launch.


Preferred Experience:

  • Deep knowledge of system architecture and design including memory, I/O, signal integrity, power integrity, packaging, power delivery, thermal, mechanical, power management, boot process, FW and hardware management.
  • Proven track record of working with top technology companies to jointly engineer best-in-class products based on new SoCs/CPUs/chipsets.
  • Expert ability to break complex system-level problems down into manageable pieces and drive resolution through design of experiments and data-driven decisions.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish credibility with both engineering and leadership counterparts at top technology companies, communicate technical results and positions clearly and accurately, and drive alignment on solutions.
  • Experience leading and directing the work of other domain specialists across engineering disciplines and geographies to deliver excellent results.
  • Strong debug skills with proven track record of debugging complex issues all the way to root cause and delivering quality solutions.
  • Experience developing and delivering customer communications to bring clarity to complex situations.
  • Proven track record of innovation as demonstrated by shipping products
  • Experience in Power/Performance and/or Post-Silicon validation
  • Excellent communication capability


Academic Credentials:

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or another related field


Bellevue, WA

Requisition Number: 80507 
Country: United States State: Oregon City: Portland 
Job Function: Design


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