Performance Analysis Researcher- 126425

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.
 

Performance Analysis Researcher - 126425

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 world-leading 2 exaflop supercomputer.

 

AMD Research is looking for a researcher to drive our long-term vision in next generation architectures for machine learning and high-performance computing.

The Person:

You enjoy diving deeply into application behavior, and its interaction with hardware, to design efficient future architectures, optimize performance and energy efficiency of systems. Does this describe you? If so, then join us!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deep dive into application algorithms, detailed profiling of application behavior to deduce future architecture designs and extensions.
  • 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
  • Submit patentable inventions
  • Clearly communicate research results to academic, product and commercial audiences

Required Skills:

  • Deep understanding of computer architecture fundamentals
  • Deep understanding of memory subsystems
  • Demonstrated experience in performance and/or power analysis and processor simulator development
  • Demonstrated experience in ideation, evaluation, and optimization of a research project
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong programming skills in C/C++ and Python

Additional Experience Desired:

  • Experience with tools and techniques for performance profiling on CPUs and GPUs
  • Experience building analytical performance models to study new architectures and extensions

Academic Credentials:

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

Location:

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

 

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Requisition Number: 126425 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Information Technology
  

 

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