PMTS Software System Design Eng.

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.

 Senior Oracle Database Developer and Performance Engineer

The Role

We are seeking an Oracle Database Developer and Performance Engineer/Architect for driving the performance tuning and optimization of running the database on AMD EPYC based server system and the cloud environments like OCI, AWS, Azure etc.. In this role you will play a technical subject matter expert developer for Oracle database working with Oracle engineering. You will champion the optimization of AMD-based HW for running Oracle database and other Oracle apps on AMD-powered systems and cloud instances thereby increasing AMD EPYC adoption.  You will be the technical developer lead for optimizing advanced AMD technology differentiators in the database internals resulting in various leading performance benchmarks for datacenter and cloud environments.

Preferred Experience

  • Significant hands-on development expertise in optimizing and running Oracle database especially Oracle database internals enabling optimizations for AMD x86 CPU architecture along with its memory configuration and IO sub systems.  Experience with deeper performance tuning on x86 systems.

  • Experience in running performance tools like TPC-C, TPC-H, TPC-E etc. for optimizing running of workloads on database

  • Deep knowledge of database engines and its tuning for in-memory, IO configurations.

  • Experience in scaling Oracle database on high CPU core density x86 system and delivering optimal database configurations for various workloads - transactional, analytics yielding highest performance  

  • Technical issue management and database engineering feedback and influencer for making AMD technology better

  • Deep understanding of different software layers that supports higher Oracle database performance including OS, memory config, IO config etc. and ability to interpret database benchmark results for tuning to all the way to x86 CPU level.

  • Experience in tuning Oracle database on cloud instances

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with experience in writing white papers, presenting to customers, partners and representing Oracle database with CPU technology in mind

  • Previous Intel and cloud infrastructure experience is preferred


Academic Credentials

  • Minimum BS or MS in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical field



Requisition Number: 82850 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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