Performance Architect - Silicon Design Engineer

Apr 21, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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THE ROLE: 

As part of the AMD Server Performance Group, you’ll be focused on improving the performance of Cloud Native and Datacenter workloads while working with the largest customers in the cloud computing industry.  This team works closely with the silicon design teams to influence next generation AMD EPYC products.  

                                             

THE PERSON: 

You will possess experience in the performance analysis of the hardware microarchitecture and software stack as well as performance model development. 

As a senior member of the technical team, you’ll be leading projects that are critical to AMD’s server business segment.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Responsible for analyzing and optimizing workloads running on AMD based hardware in the cloud computing environments of our key partners.  This analysis spans the full stack including the application and related frameworks, the Java Virtual Machine, operating system (Linux and Windows Server), hypervisor, network and storage drivers, BIOS, CPU core, memory & I/O subsystems.
  • Collect and analyze performance profiling data and traces from customer deployments of AMD based servers to quantify and isolate performance bottlenecks and share the insights to drive features into the next generation of server CPUs and software stack components.
  • Responsible for exploring opportunities to improve server performance through hardware & software co-optimization.
  • Debug performance issues and identify software stack specific issues and prototype solutions to fix them.
  • 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.
  • Work closely with other team members to understand design architecture and to propose solutions to improve/enhance performance with given SoC/IP and markets.
  • Working with AMD partners to resolve performance issues and optimize performance on real-world applications.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Background in Performance Analysis and/or Performance Modelling.
  • Strong background in micro-architecture analysis and Computer Architecture. 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer engineering/electrical engineering preferred.

 

LOCATION: Austin, Tx

 

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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: 

As part of the AMD Server Performance Group, you’ll be focused on improving the performance of Cloud Native and Datacenter workloads while working with the largest customers in the cloud computing industry.  This team works closely with the silicon design teams to influence next generation AMD EPYC products.  

                                             

THE PERSON: 

You will possess experience in the performance analysis of the hardware microarchitecture and software stack as well as performance model development. 

As a senior member of the technical team, you’ll be leading projects that are critical to AMD’s server business segment.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Responsible for analyzing and optimizing workloads running on AMD based hardware in the cloud computing environments of our key partners.  This analysis spans the full stack including the application and related frameworks, the Java Virtual Machine, operating system (Linux and Windows Server), hypervisor, network and storage drivers, BIOS, CPU core, memory & I/O subsystems.
  • Collect and analyze performance profiling data and traces from customer deployments of AMD based servers to quantify and isolate performance bottlenecks and share the insights to drive features into the next generation of server CPUs and software stack components.
  • Responsible for exploring opportunities to improve server performance through hardware & software co-optimization.
  • Debug performance issues and identify software stack specific issues and prototype solutions to fix them.
  • 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.
  • Work closely with other team members to understand design architecture and to propose solutions to improve/enhance performance with given SoC/IP and markets.
  • Working with AMD partners to resolve performance issues and optimize performance on real-world applications.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Background in Performance Analysis and/or Performance Modelling.
  • Strong background in micro-architecture analysis and Computer Architecture. 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer engineering/electrical engineering preferred.

 

LOCATION: Austin, Tx

 

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