Memory Subsystem Performance Architect

Advanced Micro Devices   •  

Santa Clara, CA

Less than 5 years

Posted 240 days ago

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  • What makes this an interesting opportunity?
    • You will be able to influence performance architecture development across a wide range of high performance products from client APUs, Server CPUs, Discrete Graphics products and APUs for Game Console products.
  • Why it’s exciting
    • AMD has a strong product line up and has a compelling roadmap of products with tremendous growth potential. Become one and work with the performance architecture team that helped AMD design award winning product families like Ryzen, EPYC and Vega.
  • What we are working on
    • Memory Subsystem performance architecture development including state of the art interconnect and memory technologies that covers a wide range of market segments.
    • Server Performance architecture development and system level performance optimization.
      • Explore micro-architecture features in CPU cores, memory subsystem, IO subsystem and cross-IP.
      • Carry out detailed competitive analysis on server workloads
      • Optimize server system performance through hardware/software stack tuning
      • Collaborate with business units and sales organizations on server customer engagement and enablement.
    • Developing flexible and robust simulation methodologies to help design AMD’s next generation products’ performance architecture.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Establishes and maintains AMD's technological leadership position
  • Considered technical leader across project and departmental boundaries and has a proven track record for sustained innovation.
  • Is responsible for projects or processes of significant strategic or commercial importance and for project/program results
  • Deals with problems requiring cutting edge approaches and champions innovation across the organization
  • Makes technical decisions that have a significant impact on product families, go to market strategies and customer satisfaction
  • Has business and technical time horizon of generally 6 to 18 months.
  • Accountability on project execution with significant influence on project/product time-to-market schedules.
  • Provides consultative direction with senior management
  • Coaches and mentors experienced staff
  • Represents AMD to the outside technical community, partners and vendors
  • Work closely with other team members to understand design architecture and to propose solutions to improve/enhance performance with given SoC/IP and markets.
  • Micro-benchmarking, analyzing and tracing various benchmarks, workload characterization, competitive analysis on various hardware platforms, identifying bottlenecks and proposing feedback and solutions for performance improvement.
  • Developing tools and methodology for performance modeling, workloads analysis.
  • Proposing, communicating and implementing solutions to issues.
  • Lead technical teams, participate and present in executive reviews on product planning and execution.
  • Participate in collaborative development and workload performance optimization with AMD’s partners/customers.

    Position Requirements:


  • A minimum of 3-5 years of recent experience with performance architecture development and analysis
  • Excellent organization and communication skills.
  • Very good understanding of CPU, GPU and computer system architecture.
  • Strong programming skills (C, C++, Python, X86 assembly)
  • Meticulous attention to details.
  • Working experience of UNIX/Linux/Windows server operating systems.


    Education Requirements:


  • Master’s degree required, PhD preferred, emphasis in Electrical Engineering, Computer architecture, or Computer Science with SoC/IP performance studies.




Requisition Number: 55702