I/O Architect / Platform Architect - 79422

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.

I/O Architect / Datacenter Platform Architect



AMD’s Datacenter Systems Group is looking for engineers to drive future datacenter CPUs’ and servers. We are seeking engineers with a strong background in architecture, microarchitecture, performance analysis with knowledge of Enterprise/Cloud environments and workloads.



Collaborate with silicon design, server platform and software ecosystem teams to establish the end-to-end definition of key subsystems, contribution to datacenter-wide metrics and impacts of new/emerging technologies.

Analyze pre-silicon performance models and post-silicon test results to characterize performance and assess bottlenecks. Ability to run workloads and benchmarks on server hardware is an advantage.

Analyze new architecture and algorithmic options working with performance modeling and hardware design teams to optimize across performance, die area, cost, and power dimensions. Influence the processor roadmap with technical analysis, recommendations, and proposals



Knowledge and experience in one or more areas including:

  • Core microarchitecture and performance in virtualized environments
  • On-die Interconnects, cache/memory hierarchies and cache coherence protocols
  • Persistent memory technologies and memory tiering
  • Fabrics, SmartNIC’s and Storage I/O virtualization
  • Cache-coherent accelerators and offload
  • RAS and system manageability
  • Power management
  • Security



  • BSEE required; MSEE preferred



  • Santa Clara, CA USA




Requisition Number: 79422 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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