Principal Solution Architect - Machine Learning - 74509

Location: Santa Clara, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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JOB TITLE:  Solution Architect  - Machine Learning  (Santa Clara)




We are seeking a highly skilled Machine Learning Solution Architect for the Datacenter GPU Business Unit. This is a critical role that is requires both deep customer as well as internal AMD engineering engagements. The Solutions Architect is responsible for enabling strategic ML customers to create value using AMD GPUs.


The Solution Architect at AMD will:


  • Act as a trusted advisor to key customers on machine learning topics
  • Understand and document customer machine learning needs
  • Partner with product manager and business development managers to define successful go-to-market strategies for AMD Datacenter GPUs
  • Partner with other AMD and vendor subject matter experts to define specific customer solutions
  • Install and test solutions in-house, to ensure successful deployments and evaluations
  • Evangelize AMD machine learning solutions through presentations to customers, partners and the community
  • Other related duties as assigned


This opening is for a Machine Learning subject matter expert to support current and future datacenter GPU opportunities at key datacenter customers - including some internationally. Established engineering relationships with customers is a strong plus, as is a solid background in cloud computing and machine intelligence.




This position requires an individual with excellent organizational and communication skills (written, verbal and presentation skills) with a good balance of hardware, system architecture and software expertise. The successful candidate must demonstrate both the ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and the ability to manage multiple priorities. Strong internal (sales, marketing, engineering) and external (customer) relationships are required and the candidate must demonstrate a history of success in developing and maintaining technical relationships.


  • Must be a team player with excellent collaborative skills and superior written and oral communication skills
  • Must demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to manage complex problems involving multi-disciplined, cross-functional teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent. Graduate degree a plus.
  • At least 8 years of experience as a senior level engineer (or equivalent technical role)
  • At least 4 years of solution or system architecture experience, including GPU experience
  • Hands-on experience with modern programming languages (Python, C/C++) and GPU acceleration (OpenCL, CUDA, etc)
  • Experience with one or more major machine learning framework (TensorFlow, PyTorch, MxNet, Caffe, etc)
  • Experience with hardware virtualization or distributed computing a plus
  • Hands on experience in the setup and configuration of server systems including both hardware and software/OS installation
  • Must be willing to travel up to 30%


Requisition Number: 74509 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Other Engineering 


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