Co-Op/ Intern - Power & Performance System Engineer

Sep 15, 2022
Taipei, Taiwan
... Not specified
... Internship
Full time
... Office work

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.


Power & Performance System Engineer

As part of the Power and Performance Optimization group, the Client Power Optimization team provides power and battery life engineering expertise on AMD mobile and desktop platforms. The core purpose of the team is to deliver high-quality power assessments of our products/platforms, which benefits the following areas:

  • Product Development: Pre-production battery life characterization and optimization
  • Marketing: AMD product definition/power-performance trade-offs
  • Customer: Root-cause resolution of customer battery life and performance issues



  • Work with PPA (Power and Performance Attainment) engineers to help improve customer designs for battery life and performance target delivery.
  • Executing MSFT ADK, performance benchmark and battery life tests
  • Setting up systems and power measurement equipment for automated test framework.



  • Basic understanding of computer/SoC architecture and ACPI specification
  • Basic understanding of board layout and schematics is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Windows OS, device driver and software installation
  • Experience working in a lab environment, including use of oscilloscopes, datalogger, multimeters, soldering iron
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience running Microsoft ADK, performance benchmark and battery life tests is a big plus
  • Must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion



  • Major in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related field



Requisition Number: 179906 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp  


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