PMTS 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.

Product Architect (Data Center GPU) - 91242

The Role:

As a passionate and dedicated Product Architect, you are the driving force behind the technological innovation and formulation of product concepts and business cases for AMD and our most important external partners. You will collaborate with internal architects and technology leaders to support our Data Center GPU Business Unit and Corporate R&D strategies, roadmaps, and product development cycles. You will work with AMD external partners on optimal and unique solutions for their critical market needs and applications including areas of Hardware, unique IPs, Server/Platform configurations, Firmware, API, Software, OS and Applications.


The Person:

You are an agile and self-driven general technologist with experience in product domains related to hardware, software and modern cloud / data center system architectures. You have a passion and vision for high performance technology solutions across CPU, GPU, AI, and hardware accelerators. Your vision has defined multi-year product developments and partnerships across technology domains, spanning from semi-conductor hardware developers up to cloud service providers. You have led the architecture and deployment of leading industry solutions built on complex HW/SW infrastructure and appreciate the challenges of bringing product solutions from concept to launch. You have broad knowledge and expertise in computing technology and a depth in unique areas (e.g. Cloud Gaming, Virtualization, SoC design, server design) that will complement our Architecture and Design teams.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop industry leading solutions to fulfill customer product and business needs in all areas of computing, graphics, and emerging technologies.
  • Understand and document unique customer requirements, workloads and applications.
  • Create customer requirement document and collaborate with AMD Architects and Engineering leaders to document statement of work.
  • Collaborate with business and engineering teams on differentiating product concepts and business cases.
  • Work closely with AMD Customer, and Industry teams to leverage, develop, and deploy the best-in-class cloud solutions for superior product design and best total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Guide architecture and engineering teams throughout the product R&D cycle.
  • Orchestrate system optimization and productization across AMD and Customer Engineering teams for successful product deployments.
  • Conceptualize and communicate product improvements to AMD roadmap owners


Preferred Experience:

  • Consistent record of architecting product solutions with new technologies and/or significant technological improvements
  • Ability to support strategic technology roadmaps and partnerships across technology domains, such as semi-conductor hardware developers up to cloud service providers
  • Experience collaborating, influencing and fostering technical alignment across multi-functional, multi-location technical teams
  • Have successfully developed deep customer relationships
  • Experience as a Lead Product Architect for chip and/or server platform applying hardware/software optimization to create leading industry cloud solutions
  • Broad knowledge and expertise in computing technology and a depth in unique areas (e.g. Cloud Gaming, Virtualization, SoC design, server design)


Academic Credentials:

Advanced technical degree with emphasis in Computer Architecture, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering



Austin, Texas

Santa Clara, California

Markham, Ontario



Requisition Number: 91242 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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