Datacenter GPU Performance Engineer - 82114

Location: Santa Clara, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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. 

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 Datacenter GPU Performance Engineer



Our team elevates AMD's data center GPU products by exposing and demonstrating the unique performance features of our Datacenter GPU products. We are seeking an engineer to join our team that will thrive in a fast-paced work environment, using strong communication, problem solving and prioritization skills. Individuals that are well organized, show great attention to detail and employ critical thinking are well-suited for our team.



  • Establish performance suite and best practices for measuring GPU accelerated workloads for DaaS, WaaS, Cloud Gaming, HPC and Machine Learning.
  • Own Datacenter GPU performance and market competitiveness for use in product development and product marketing
  • Study, evaluate and share, not only GPU performance but other system variables that impact performance -- CPU, RAM, OS, drivers, etc.
  • Configure hardware and software, run experiments, and most importantly, analyze the data to visualize and share
  • Master, improve and innovate upon existing tools and processes for monitoring and measuring application performance
  • Identify performance issues that impact datacenter GPU accelerated workloads, and partner with relevant teams to find solutions



  • Experience in a position that includes performance analysis of computer systems
  • Deep knowledge and strong hands-on experience with datacenter technologies
  • Working knowledge of relevant programming languages, tools, APIs including Python, Javascript, C/C++, NoSQL, Postgres, sh/batch scripting
  • Familiarity with OTS benchmark automation tools, such as Ansible and Salt, helpful
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems as well as computer architecture, including BIOS, drivers, CPU, memory, storage, and graphics
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and oral



  • You have a passion and an expertise in HPC, compute, virtualization, or cloud gaming
  • Experienced with GPU acceleration with either AMD or Nvidia products
  • Experience working in a public cloud environment – i.e., Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud
  • You have a passion for data visualization to enhance our sophisticated in-house tools - familiarity with Tableau or PowerBI



  • B.S./M.S. degree in Computer Science with relevant experience in software engineering, benchmarking, performance, or systems engineering



Santa Clara, CA



Requisition Number: 82114 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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