Compiler Performance Consultant - 129941

Location: Santa Clara, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Compiler Performance Consultant | Compiler and applications

The role:

As a key member of AMD’s performance compiler team (AOCC), you will use your application and analysis skills to collaborate with customer/ISV to improve the customer’s application performance in HPC, Cloud, database domains with a special focus on AMD’s high-performance processors and multi-core server systems. The focus of this performance analysis is to identify and drive improvement in the compiler to automatically deliver the required performance on the customer application. To succeed in this, you will also have to closely collaborate with the core compiler engineering team to deliver the solution. When you join our hardworking and engaged team, you will notice right away we are committed to success. Be responsible for analyzing the performance of code, identifying bottlenecks, designing prototype solutions and designing demonstrations. It's all about building the world's best infrastructure around AMD's hardware.

The person:

Enjoys analyzing the root causes of performance bottlenecks. Maintains the patience and rigor needed to analyze code/assembly. Sees collaborating as the means to deliver solutions. Sound like you? Then this could be your opportunity! Your technical abilities and team-player nature will directly impact AMD’s success with key partners and customers. This is an outstanding opportunity for more autonomy and flexibility as you develop in your career.

Key responsibilities:

  • Analyze the large applications stacks in a small scale setup to identify compiler optimization / code generation improvements to start with and expand the scope to analyze at scale
  • Extract simplified and independent test cases to simulate functional or performance issues for core compiler developers to work on
  • Collaborate with US, Europe and Asia customers in identifying problems and suggesting solutions
  • Work with core compiler development team in India and globally to keep up with evolving features and sharing insights from customers
  • Drive technical and strategic meetings with customers at different levels and advocate for our compiler/tool chain as appropriate

Preferred experience:

  • Hands-on experience in benchmarking and analyzing workloads
  • Consistent track record with tools and performance analysis of large application stack
  • Proven experience in debugging/prioritizing root cause of sophisticated compiler and performance issues
  • Excellent knowledge of compiler optimization techniques, use of optimized libraries, profilers tools
  • Experience in working with customers/partners in a distributed team
  • Experience working and collaborating with core engineering teams and representing technical teams in customer meetings

Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science. Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field - emphasis on Computer Architecture, Algorithms and Compilers preferred

Location:

Santa Clara, CA

 

 

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Requisition Number: 129941 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design
  

 

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