Sr. Systems Design Engineer

Location: Shanghai, Shanghai, CN

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.



This is system performance engineering role in post-silicon stage from first silicon to production. Execution wise you will develop system perf from different angels and quantify the gains by measurable metrics, including CPU arch /GFX/Memory/ IO development and optimization, firmware coefficients characterization and optimization/ BIOS configuration optimization/ driver optimization/ OS optimization etc. Team developments wise you will own automation development helping team improve execution productivity, by defining automation model, develop automation scripts or tools.




  • Design verification for CORE/Fabric/Memory/GFX/IO
  • Characterize performance from quantitative perspective and various research.
  • Develop and optimize system perf including HW/FW/BIOS/Driver/OS/App/Compiler settings.
  • Drive program level activities, track perf defects, and validate perf features.
  • Report project progress in execution and work with stakeholders for program milestones.
  • Develop automation tools, improve efficient productivity methodologies.
  • Improve system perf develop cycles in daily routine tasks.



  • Profound knowledge in X86 microarchitecture, details in core/fabric/memory/GFX/PCIe
  • Performance engineering background or benchmark development in server, workstation, PC or benchmark dev.
  • Data analysis and reporting skills, Python or R.
  • Automation knowledge in distributed tools and scripts, Shell, Powershell, etc.
  • Linux kernel experience is a great plus, or equivalent in open source projects.
  • Teamwork skills in globalized organization, fluent English for verbal and written.



Requisition Number: 81673 
Country: China State: Shanghai City: Shanghai 
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