Memory Systems Performance Architect - 80097

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 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.

Memory Systems Performance Architect - MTS

The Role:

Analyze and optimize high-performance memory subsystem designs for Cloud computing and machine intelligence acceleration. Propose solutions to enhance performance. Explore and analyze next-generation memory technologies and scalable interconnects.

The Person:

Do you seek the most sophisticated challenges in the computing industry? As a passionate performance architect at staff level on our design engineering team, you will propose and implement solutions to processor and system performance issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for micro-benchmarking, workload characterization, competitive analysis, bottleneck identification, and optimization.
  • Develop tools and methodology for performance analysis of workloads.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with CPU, GPU, or computer system microarchitecture
  • Experience with the development and usage of computer system performance models
  • Experience with computer workload analysis
  • Strong programming skills, including experience with C++ and Python (or similar)
  • Minimum of BS + 5 years or MS + 3 years or PhD + 1 year plus mastery of principles and methods of microarchitecture, software, and hardware relevant to performance engineering

Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree in Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related field
  • Masters or PhD with emphasis on Computer Architecture performance studies preferred


Santa Clara, CA - California Bay Area - San Francisco Bay Area --or-- Fort Collins, CO


Requisition Number: 80097 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: 
Performance Architecture  


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