High Performance Computing Solution Architect

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.

The Role: 


The HPC Solutions Engineering team at AMD is looking for an HPC Solution Architect to drive AMD’s technical engagement with the world’s leading HPC software companies, covering a broad set of HPC applications across multiple verticals. This is a hands-on role working with software providers to optimize their solutions on AMD architectures.  The  HPC Solution Architect will also lead long-term optimization discussions with software providers based on AMD’s forward-looking roadmap and provide technical presentations to software companies. The candidate must be able to clearly articulate the technical differentiation and value proposition of AMD’s product roadmap. The HPC Solution Architect will also influence AMD’s product portfolio by providing the product management team with insights into the needs of datacenter software companies.


The Person: 


The Solution Architect must have a solid understanding of software development, of how CPU architectural elements impact system performance, and be a credible subject matter expert to software partners on AMD product capabilities.  The role will work closely with both the business and engineering teams within AMD, while establishing relationships throughout the HPC software eco-system.


The HPC Solution Architect will engage with software partner architects and engineers to jointly work on performance optimizations, develop benchmarking plans, develop technical collateral (presentations, whitepapers, ..) to position AMD products in target market segments, and co-develop joint partner demos and proof-points. The role may also work with partners to create SOW for implementations as needed.


Key Responsibilities: 





  • MS or PhD degree in Computer Science/Engineering or an HPC related quantitative/scientific field with 5  years of relevant experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in these fields with 10+ years of experience.
  • Hands-on experience tuning server systems at the node, rack, and datacenter level, and optimizing  performance of scale-out HPC applications using OpenMP and various MPI implementations.
  • Deep understanding of the software development ecosystem, including compilers, math libraries, and performance profiling/debug tools.
  • Knowledgeable at both software application development level and at the CPU architecture level.
  • Ability to independently manage technical relationships with software partners.



Requisition Number: 100785 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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