GPU Architect- 108968

Location: San Diego, California, 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.

GPU Architect 



RTG (Radeon Technologies Group) Architecture team in San Diego is instrumental to AMD’s success. We create innovative hardware solutions and deliver world class GPUs. As a GPU architect, you will be working on exciting projects with the very best and most passionate GPU team in the world.   



A self-motivated graphics enthusiast. An effective team player who focuses on collaboration, team building, mentoring and furthering team success. 



  • Work with a team of architects for developing new innovative algorithms in the field of graphics and compute for Low Power GPUs 

  • Identify complex technical problems, break them down, summarize multiple possible solutions, and help the team make advances in Performance, Power, and Silicon Area (PPA). 

  • Understand and improve existing and emerging graphics/compute paradigms and new APIs 

  • Work with subsystem architects to understand performance bottlenecks in Low Power Graphics Cores/SoCs 

  • Propose innovative solutions that can be implemented in HW with the best PPA characteristics 

  • Develop algorithms and architecture for mobile, embedded, integrated, and low-power devices 

  • Explore architectural innovation in shading/fixed-function GFX pipeline 

  • Collaborate with engineers and managers on multiple sites




  • Experience across Graphics/Compute architectures, performance analysis and algorithms; HW/RTL experience is a plus 

  • Excellent C/C++/Scripting (Python, etc.) experience 

  • Knowledge of Graphics/Compute APIs (DirectX/OpenGL/Vulkan/OpenCL) 

  • Knowledge of Graphics/Compute use cases and benchmarks  

  • Knowledge of modern GPU architecture 

  • Knowledge of OS/Device Drivers is a plus 

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills and attention to detail

  • Strong communication, time management, and presentation skills 

  • Effective Team player who focuses on collaboration and enabling team successes 




  • Bachelor of Science degree with emphasis in Electrical Engineering, Computer Architecture, or Computer Science with relevant experience preferred 

  • Master or PhD degree with emphasis in Electrical Engineering, Computer Architecture, or Computer Science 



San Diego, CA



Requisition Number: 108968 
Country: United States State: California City: San Diego 
Job Function: Design


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