Memory sub-system Power and Performance Engineer/Architect - 74802

Location: Santa Clara, 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.

Radeon Power and Performance Senior Engineer/Architect



  •  Drive pre/post silicon GPU efforts at GPU/SOC level to improve perf/watt for next generation of Radeon processors



  • Identify/Analyze performance/power bottlenecks and work with arch/uArch team to resolve them
  • Create, plan, and execute perf/power plans
  • Analyze and report failure and sightings and drive them to closure with collaboration with cross-functional engineering teams
  • Develop validation strategies, pioneer hardware/software validation improvements




  • Prior hands-on GPU/CPU hardware experience; GPU is a plus
  • Fairly knowledgeable in [functional, performance, and/or power] analysis methodologies.
  • Pre-silicon and/or post silicon debug experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of verilog, C, C++ and a scripting language; experience with Perl and python is a plus
  • Strong understanding of SOC architecture
  • M.S./BS with 2+ years of applicable experience
  • Prior knowledge of OpenGL/OpenCL/DirectX is a plus
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details.
  • Must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion
  • Prior knowledge of PTPX or Power Artist is a plus


Requisition Number: 74802 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design 


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Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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