Power, Performance & Product Definition Lead Engineer

Feb 09, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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Principal - Power, Performance, & Product Definition Lead Engineer  

 

THE ROLE:

Technical, hands-on engineer responsible for Datacenter Server product power characterization, SLT characterization, and performance attainment

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interface silicon, power architect, pre-si performance team to close power and performance target in pre-silicon phase. Provide solutions for performance improvement when needed
  • Interface with manufacture team to drive SLT characterization and voltage stack-up methodology to optimize quality and performance.
  • Drive key performance related PMM feature definition and optimization
  • Drive quality post si power and SLT characterization activity
  • Drive post si performance attainment for server product OPNs.
  • Drive post-silicon/customer debug efforts to identify root cause of power and performance related issues.
  • Develop post-silicon validation infrastructure (software, hardware, automation environment, and lab setup)
  • Be able to work in a high demand, fast paced environment with lots of real-time problem solving and critical thinking

 

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge of computer hardware architecture (CPU/APU, x86, PCIe, memory, bus logic) and software architecture (driver, bios, firmware usage)
  • Experience with CPU SLT characterization and voltage stack-up
  • Experience with server product performance optimization
  • Knowledge and experience of power management feature enablement and optimization
  • Understanding of modern x86 microprocessor architecture and Server platform architecture is highly desired
  • Experience developing validation methodologies and infrastructure
  • Able to execute and drive success of programs with multiple projects on the go
  • Debug skills at both SoC and system level
  • Familiarity with programming / scripting language (C/C++, Python, Perl, ...)
  • Working knowledge of Server OSes (Linux, Windows Server)
  • Must be a self-starting team player with excellent communication skills who can work with minimal guidance
  • Forward thinker that drives improvement to development process, code architecture and fosters a spirit of innovation and continuous improvement
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills

 

 PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Working knowledge of lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and protocol analyzers
  • Self-organizing and the ability multitask based on priorities

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • Master’s degree or higher in Electrical/Computer Engineering with a minimum 5-7 years of experience in power and performance related area

 

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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.

Principal - Power, Performance, & Product Definition Lead Engineer  

 

THE ROLE:

Technical, hands-on engineer responsible for Datacenter Server product power characterization, SLT characterization, and performance attainment

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interface silicon, power architect, pre-si performance team to close power and performance target in pre-silicon phase. Provide solutions for performance improvement when needed
  • Interface with manufacture team to drive SLT characterization and voltage stack-up methodology to optimize quality and performance.
  • Drive key performance related PMM feature definition and optimization
  • Drive quality post si power and SLT characterization activity
  • Drive post si performance attainment for server product OPNs.
  • Drive post-silicon/customer debug efforts to identify root cause of power and performance related issues.
  • Develop post-silicon validation infrastructure (software, hardware, automation environment, and lab setup)
  • Be able to work in a high demand, fast paced environment with lots of real-time problem solving and critical thinking

 

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge of computer hardware architecture (CPU/APU, x86, PCIe, memory, bus logic) and software architecture (driver, bios, firmware usage)
  • Experience with CPU SLT characterization and voltage stack-up
  • Experience with server product performance optimization
  • Knowledge and experience of power management feature enablement and optimization
  • Understanding of modern x86 microprocessor architecture and Server platform architecture is highly desired
  • Experience developing validation methodologies and infrastructure
  • Able to execute and drive success of programs with multiple projects on the go
  • Debug skills at both SoC and system level
  • Familiarity with programming / scripting language (C/C++, Python, Perl, ...)
  • Working knowledge of Server OSes (Linux, Windows Server)
  • Must be a self-starting team player with excellent communication skills who can work with minimal guidance
  • Forward thinker that drives improvement to development process, code architecture and fosters a spirit of innovation and continuous improvement
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills

 

 PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Working knowledge of lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and protocol analyzers
  • Self-organizing and the ability multitask based on priorities

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • Master’s degree or higher in Electrical/Computer Engineering with a minimum 5-7 years of experience in power and performance related area

 

#LI-LM1

#LI-HYBRID 

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