High Performance Computing Architecture Researcher - 126423

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.
 

 

High Performance Computing Architecture Researcher - 126423

The Role:

AMD Research is an entrepreneurial research organization with a strong track record of driving research innovations into AMD products. We are a global leader in the development of the world’s most advanced high-performance computers (HPC), such as El Capitan, the upcoming world-leading 2 exaflop supercomputer.

We are looking for a researcher to drive long-term ground-breaking changes in heterogeneous compute architectures targeting artificial intelligence and machine learning applications. In this role, you will work within a world-class research team and closely collaborate with AMD’s product developers to invent novel solutions that directly impact next-generation CPUs, GPUs, and FPGAs.

The Person:

Will embrace developing proof-of-concepts and working prototypes that demonstrate how future technology can impact the industry. You are self-motivated, a strong communicator, and work well in collaborations. Does this describe you? If so, then join us!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze performance limitations of current and planned hardware; conceive of optimizations and new features to accelerate the performance
  • Implement innovative software and/or hardware solutions and demonstrate their effectiveness analytically and in simulation
  • Drive the results of the research projects into product roadmaps
  • Write and submit patentable inventions
  • Clearly communicate research results to academic, product and commercial audiences

Required Skills:

  • Experience in high-performance computer system design and working knowledge of application and software development
  • Proven experience in ideation, evaluation, and optimization of a research project
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Deep understanding of computer architecture fundamentals and cycle-level simulation development
  • Demonstrated experience in performance and/or power analysis and design tradeoffs
  • Strong programming skills in C/C++ and Python

Additional Experience Required:

  • CPU hardware measurements
  • Deep knowledge of advanced statistics and machine-learning techniques
  • Experience in reliability, circuit design, and security is a plus

Academic Credentials:

  • PhD degree or equivalent accomplishments in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering or related field preferred

Location:

Santa Clara, Ca; Austin, TX; Bellevue, WA

 

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Requisition Number: 126423 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design
  

 

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