CPU Performance Architect

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.

CPU Performance Architect

This Senior Design Engineer in the Core Performance team will contribute using their experience with CPU microarchitecture development, performance modeling, and analysis. Over the medium and longer-term they will have opportunities to expand their technical contributions more deeply into CPU microarchitecture performance simulator development, workload and performance analysis, and model correlation. If this sounds like a good match for you, come join our team!

The ideal candidate for the Cores team will be able to demonstrate success in a comparable technical role on a product team innovating and redefining high-performance computing. He or she will be comfortable working in a cross-team environment and show creativity and self-motivation in their academic and post-academic career.
•    Collaborate with a team of hardware and software engineers to optimize the performance of CPU microarchitecture

•    Collaborate with other Architects on idea generation for next generation high performance CPU Cores

•    Expand your experience with cycle-accurate core microarchitecture performance simulator development, workload and trace analysis, microarchitecture development, and RTL vs performance model correlation.

•    C++ programming and scripting language skills
•    Computer architecture background through coursework and/or work experience
•    Cycle-accurate microarchitecture performance simulator development
•    Pre-silicon performance analysis
•    Computing software, including operating systems, compilers, and applications.
•    Demonstrate thought leadership and perseverance with published papers or filed patents that contribute to the industry
•    Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.
•    Masters or PhD is preferred/desirable.  
•    Relevant industry experience is preferred/desirable.  

Santa Clara, CA
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Requisition Number: 157983 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design

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