Senior Memory Systems Performance Architect - 78668

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.

POSITION TITLE: Senior Memory Systems Performance Architect


POSITION SUMMARY: AMD is hiring performance architects to analyze and optimize high-performance memory subsystem designs for Cloud computing, machine intelligence acceleration, and immersive mobile processing. Candidates excited to tackle the most complex and exciting challenges in the computing industry are encouraged to apply.



  • Serve as a Performance Architect in AMD's electronics design engineering team.
  • Participate in microarchitecture exploration, performance modeling, and analysis for next-generation memory technologies, scalable interconnects, and quality-of-service.
  • Intimately understand design architecture and propose solutions to enhance performance 
  • Responsible for micro-benchmarking, workload characterization, competitive analysis, bottleneck identification, and optimization.
  • Develop tools and methodology for performance analysis of workloads.
  • Communicate, propose, and implement solutions to processor and system performance issues.



  • Experience with CPU, GPU, or computer system microarchitecture
  • Experience with the development and usage of computer system performance models
  • Experience with computer workload analysis
  • Strong programming skills, including experience with C++ and Python (or similar).



  • PhD in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science
  • MS in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science




Requisition Number: 78668 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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