Fall 2022 Software Performance Engineer Co-Op/ Intern - (178221)

Aug 10, 2022
Boston, United States
... Not specified
... Internship
Full time
... Office work

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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.

Co Op/Intern Development


The Role
We are seeking a part-time Co Op Student focused on Infrastructure and Software Performance Engineering supporting cloud solutions and performance benchmarks for MDCs and Cloud Service Providers for our AMD EPYC technologies.
The successful individual will learn performance of various software components like operating systems, containers, databases, and analytics on the AMD-powered cloud instances.


  • Work within an Agile best practices and test-driven development.
  • Embrace a culture of creativity, collaboration, innovation, and excellence
  • Ability to implement technical concepts into actionable code.
  • Ability to drive hands-on proof of concepts to collect data and facts.
  • Comfortable working in the Linux environment.
  • Developing APIs and improve benchmark forensic analysis.


  • Class studies working with large Data Sets & Big Data.
  • Have some experience with workloads performance testing on virtualized Cloud instances including Kubernetes, Docker, KVM, and VMware.
  • Knowledge of cloud services and deploying/testing workloads across cloud-based IaaS or PaaS
  • Critical thinking skill set.
  • Attention to detail and creative problem solving.
  • Familiarity in running performance tools like SPEC, TPCC etc. for optimizing running of workloads on various cloud instances and provide actionable outcomes.
  • Familiarity in cloud native applications, workload optimization, automation programming models to automate running performance tests.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to develop performance benchmarks in python.



Minimum qualifications prefer a student pursing a bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent.

Nice to have cloud certifications as well.


Requisition Number: 178221 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp

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