GPU Cluster Performance Engineer

Apr 12, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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THE ROLE:  

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled GPU Cluster Performance Attainment Engineer to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will be at the forefront of optimizing and achieving peak performance for GPU clusters. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in GPU architectures, parallel computing, and hands-on experience in system level performance tuning and debug methodologies.  The team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performance Optimization: Collaborate with hardware and software teams to enhance the overall performance of GPU clusters, focusing on aspects such as RDMA throughput, latency, and collective communications.
  • Benchmarking and Analysis: Develop and execute comprehensive benchmarking strategies to assess baseline performance, analyze bottlenecks, and identify areas for improvement within GPU cluster environments.
  • Scalability Testing: Evaluate the scalability of GPU clusters by conducting thorough testing under various workloads, ensuring optimal performance across different cluster sizes, configurations, and networking technologies (IB & RoCE)
  • Performance Profiling: Utilize profiling tools and methodologies to analyze and identify performance bottlenecks, providing actionable insights for improvement.
  • Performance Tuning: Implement optimization strategies, including but not limited to protocol enhancements, load balancing techniques, and parallel processing optimizations.
  • Documentation: Create detailed documentation of performance analysis, tuning efforts, and outcomes, providing clear and concise reports for internal teams and stakeholders.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including hardware engineers, software developers, and system architects, to integrate performance improvements into the GPU cluster architecture.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay current with the latest developments in GPU architectures, parallel processing, and emerging technologies to drive continuous improvement in GPU cluster performance.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Proven experience in optimizing the performance of GPU clusters.
  • Strong understanding of GPU architectures, parallel computing concepts, and network protocols.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., Python, Bash) for automation and performance analysis.
  • Experience with system level performance analysis tools and methodologies for GPU clusters.
  • Analytical mindset with excellent problem-solving and debug skills.
  • Familiarity with cluster management tools and systems.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills for effective teamwork.
  • RDMA network configuration, troubleshooting and performance tuning. 
  • Linux kernel networking expertise
  • Machine learning and/or HPC system design

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:  

Bachelors or Master’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience 


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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:  

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled GPU Cluster Performance Attainment Engineer to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will be at the forefront of optimizing and achieving peak performance for GPU clusters. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in GPU architectures, parallel computing, and hands-on experience in system level performance tuning and debug methodologies.  The team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performance Optimization: Collaborate with hardware and software teams to enhance the overall performance of GPU clusters, focusing on aspects such as RDMA throughput, latency, and collective communications.
  • Benchmarking and Analysis: Develop and execute comprehensive benchmarking strategies to assess baseline performance, analyze bottlenecks, and identify areas for improvement within GPU cluster environments.
  • Scalability Testing: Evaluate the scalability of GPU clusters by conducting thorough testing under various workloads, ensuring optimal performance across different cluster sizes, configurations, and networking technologies (IB & RoCE)
  • Performance Profiling: Utilize profiling tools and methodologies to analyze and identify performance bottlenecks, providing actionable insights for improvement.
  • Performance Tuning: Implement optimization strategies, including but not limited to protocol enhancements, load balancing techniques, and parallel processing optimizations.
  • Documentation: Create detailed documentation of performance analysis, tuning efforts, and outcomes, providing clear and concise reports for internal teams and stakeholders.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including hardware engineers, software developers, and system architects, to integrate performance improvements into the GPU cluster architecture.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay current with the latest developments in GPU architectures, parallel processing, and emerging technologies to drive continuous improvement in GPU cluster performance.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Proven experience in optimizing the performance of GPU clusters.
  • Strong understanding of GPU architectures, parallel computing concepts, and network protocols.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., Python, Bash) for automation and performance analysis.
  • Experience with system level performance analysis tools and methodologies for GPU clusters.
  • Analytical mindset with excellent problem-solving and debug skills.
  • Familiarity with cluster management tools and systems.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills for effective teamwork.
  • RDMA network configuration, troubleshooting and performance tuning. 
  • Linux kernel networking expertise
  • Machine learning and/or HPC system design

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:  

Bachelors or Master’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience 


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