Data Center Systems Performance and Validation Lead

Feb 29, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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THE ROLE: 

The successful candidate will assume responsibility for post-silicon activities related to power and performance characterization and optimization of AMD Datacenter products 

 

THE PERSON: 

Must be a self-starter, effective communicator and able to independently drive tasks to completion 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Become a key stakeholder in power and performance definition process 
  • Develop and execute voltage and frequency curve characterization plans for HPC/ML frameworks 
  • Analyzing characterization data for process variation  
  • Determine worst case Process and Temperature corners for voltage and frequency margin 
  • Exploit core architecture bottlenecks to test and mitigate worst case scenarios 
  • Support prototyping experiments for implementing features that impact GPU/APU power & performance 
  • Characterize critical product KPIs to create product definition and impact next generation designs  
  • Debugging and troubleshooting system-level issues that may occur in test and customer platforms 
  • Proactively driving continuous improvement for post-silicon power and performance activities 
  • Participating in the product definition review and product launch processes 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Excellent grasp of computer organization/architecture 
  • Strong understanding of transistor operation and physics 
  • Strong programming skills, experience in Python preferred 
  • Desirable to be proficient in Linux command line environment and Shell scripting  
  • Deep knowledge of power management techniques like deep sleep and clock gating 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a key attention to detail 
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills 
  • Proficient in using lab equipment like oscilloscopes and power supplies 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

BS degree in Electronics/Computer Engineering or Computer Science with emphasis on computer architecture and workload analysis, MS preferred 

5+ years’ experience preferred. 

 

LOCATION: 

Austin Texas

 

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At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

THE ROLE: 

The successful candidate will assume responsibility for post-silicon activities related to power and performance characterization and optimization of AMD Datacenter products 

 

THE PERSON: 

Must be a self-starter, effective communicator and able to independently drive tasks to completion 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Become a key stakeholder in power and performance definition process 
  • Develop and execute voltage and frequency curve characterization plans for HPC/ML frameworks 
  • Analyzing characterization data for process variation  
  • Determine worst case Process and Temperature corners for voltage and frequency margin 
  • Exploit core architecture bottlenecks to test and mitigate worst case scenarios 
  • Support prototyping experiments for implementing features that impact GPU/APU power & performance 
  • Characterize critical product KPIs to create product definition and impact next generation designs  
  • Debugging and troubleshooting system-level issues that may occur in test and customer platforms 
  • Proactively driving continuous improvement for post-silicon power and performance activities 
  • Participating in the product definition review and product launch processes 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Excellent grasp of computer organization/architecture 
  • Strong understanding of transistor operation and physics 
  • Strong programming skills, experience in Python preferred 
  • Desirable to be proficient in Linux command line environment and Shell scripting  
  • Deep knowledge of power management techniques like deep sleep and clock gating 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a key attention to detail 
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills 
  • Proficient in using lab equipment like oscilloscopes and power supplies 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

BS degree in Electronics/Computer Engineering or Computer Science with emphasis on computer architecture and workload analysis, MS preferred 

5+ years’ experience preferred. 

 

LOCATION: 

Austin Texas

 

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#LI-HYBRID  

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