Radeon Power and Performance POWER ARCHITECT/LEAD

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.



You will be part of a small, but dedicated team driving discrete GPU products’ performance attainment solutions across hardware, software and the platform.  The main tasks will be performance analysis of gaming workloads and building/maintaining a framework of tools that facilitate performance analysis.



You have good communication and analytical/problem-solving skills.

You are a fast learner and willing to take on new challenges.

You are a self-starter who can work independently but works toward making the overall product successful.

You should have good analytical and problem-solving skills with an interest in constantly making things stronger, better, faster.




  • You will use your academic and/or work experience in CPU/GPU architecture, programming, or data analysis to tackle tasks ranging from creating new analysis tools, improving upon existing ones, and doing performance analysis on important workloads.
  • Build upon current analysis flows to debug/address end user problems
  • Work alongside team members to implement new functionality
  • Generate/analyze performance data on new GPU hardware



  • Previous experience with performance analysis and optimization
  • Exposure to CPU/GPU architectures
  • Previous experience visualizing or analyzing data are desirable.
  • Good programming skills: preference for Python. Database/data visualization skills are a bonus



  • BS degree in EE and CS/CE or ECE degree(s) are required.



Austin, TX; Santa Clara, CA; Markham, Canada



Requisition Number: 176228 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design

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