Radeon SOC Power Management Architect - 150682

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.
 

Power Management Architect

The Role:

Drive the definition, tradeoff studies, protyping, implementation and verification of the Power Management Architecture features and algorithms for Radeon gaming and datacenter GPUs. Collaborate closely with a wide array of engineering disciplines to create leadership products that delight our customers.

 

The Person:

This is an experienced engineer who brings a deep understanding of SoC and Platform architecture, Power Management concepts and algorithms, and a passion to drive perf/watt and perf/$ optimizations for worldclass GPUs. Previous experience in the areas of voltage margin optimization, reliability and yield management, statistical analysis of silicon manufacturing/test data will be a bonus.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive Power Management advances and multi-generational roadmap in the area of voltage optimization, with an eye on silicon reliability and yeild, to maximize power and cost constrained performance for Radeon graphics platforms 
  • Take ownership for developing and driving PM features from concept through product launch for a family of SoC devices with varying configurations and target market segments 
  • Work cross functionally with Software, Firmware, SOC, IP, Platform, Technology, Product teams through every stage of product development, evangelize for power efficiency, lead broad forums and drive product definition alignment 
  • Work with product teams to understand the Perf/Power/Cost requirements
  • Drive power management feature definition per SoC program
  • Develop system level models, analyze return-on-investment and evaluate trade-offs
  • Document specifications
  • Guide power management feature implementation, verification, emulation and post-silicon validation in an engineering resource efficient and scalable manner
  • Coach and mentor other engineers as a technical leader 

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Proven experience with GPU or CPU power architecture, PPA tradeoffs, power management algorithms, embedded microcontroller firmware, hardware test and verification environments
  • Solid background in electrical circuits, VLSI and circuit design fundamentals
  • Familiarity with ASIC/SoC Design cycles and methodologies including RTL, Verification, Emulation, Physical Design and post-si validation
  • Background in prototyping and proof of concept of new complex architectures and algorithms in hardware/software/firmware using physical and/or emulation platforms will be a plus
  • Programming skills in C/C++, scripting with Perl or Python
  • Previous experience in the areas of voltage margin optimization, reliability and yield management, statistical analysis of silicon manufacturing/test data will be a major differentiator
  • Ability to work cross functionally with HW/SW and Pre/Post Silicon teams, lead by influence and strong communication skills

 

Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or another relevant field. Masters or Ph.D. preferred

 

Location: Santa Clara, CA - Austin, TX - Markham, Ontario

 

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Requisition Number: 150682 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Product Engineering
  

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