SMTS Silicon Design Engineer

Location: Santa Clara, 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.

Machine Learning/HPC Architect

The Role:

The RTG (Radeon Technologies Group) Architecture team in San Diego is passionate about developing next-generation GPU solutions! You will collaborate with a strong architecture and design team on developing the next generation products for data centers and super-computers. You will engage in architecture exploration, modeling and analysis of ML/HPC workloads. Through your experiments and analysis, you will provide valuable insight into new and emerging hardware and software technologies.

The Person:

We are looking for an ideal candidate with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and who has an attention to detail. If you are an effective teammate who focuses on collaboration, team building, mentoring, and furthering team success we want you. With strong communication, time management, and presentation skills progress in advance is high.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work and connect with a network of experienced architects and designers around the world.
  • Identify sophisticated technical problems, break them down, and summarize possible solutions.
  • Work with architects to propose innovative solutions that can be implemented in HW, validated by developing various models and simulators.
  • Collect and summarize data or simulation results for consumption by the architects and design teams.

Preferred Experience:

  • A knowledge of CPU architectures, and basic knowledge of GPGPU architectures.
  • Excellent C/C++/Scripting (Python, etc.) experience.
  • HW/RTL/System C experience.
  • Knowledge of Graphics/Compute APIs (CUDA/OpenCL/Vulkan etc.) is desired.
  • Knowledge of ML networks, TensorFlow/PyTorch is desirable.
  • Knowledge of OS/device drivers is a plus.

Academic Credentials:

Bachelor of Science, Masters’, or PhD degree, with an emphasis in Electrical Engineering, Computer architecture, or Computer Science.


San Diego, CA





Requisition Number: 93662 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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