Senior System Architecture Researcher - 140675

May 25, 2022
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

What you do at AMD changes everything 

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.

AMD Research is an entrepreneurial research organization with an excellent reputation for driving innovations into products. We create leading-edge technologies in computer architecture, graphics, interconnects, memory, and software that enable new business opportunities for AMD.


The Role

AMD Research seeks a senior researcher to drive our long-term vision in software systems for heterogeneous and composable compute environments. This role requires a senior architect and system software researcher with experience in modeling, distributed systems, interconnect architecture, and advanced memory architectures. The role will include researching and prototyping distributed system architectures for next-generation high performance computing, data science, and machine learning platforms. The successful candidate will advance the state of the art and deliver innovations to product teams that address tomorrow’s needs today.


AMD Research is the research and advanced development organization for AMD, exploring technologies beyond AMD’s existing product roadmaps. We research new platforms, hardware, and software; investigate emerging technology trends; and drive positive change for the computing ecosystem. AMD Research expands the frontiers of the possible as we improve the world through computing and visualization technologies.


The Person:

You possess the passion, courage, and talent to solve the world’s most complex and exciting computing challenges. You thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. You approach problems with an open mind, incorporating ideas from multiple sources to develop optimal solutions. You can communicate well with multi-functional teams and executive management, balance multiple projects and priorities, and rapidly adjust to a constantly evolving technology landscape.


Does this describe you? If so, join us!


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead research in architecture and software of distributed systems, disaggregated and multi-tiered memory, system interconnect, SmartNICs, and computational storage devices
  • Drive optimization technology for ML, HPC and Cloud applications
  • Work with partners and customers on cutting-edge HPC, cloud, and edge systems
  • Drive the results of the research projects into product roadmaps.


Preferred Experience:

  • Technical expertise in high-performance computing, heterogeneous systems, artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer architecture, or related research areas
  • Active involvement in HPC, AI, or computer architecture research communities
  • A demonstrated record of innovation, publications, and/or issued patents in relevant areas


Academic Credentials:

PhD or equivalent research accomplishments in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Data Science, or related fields



Austin, TX; Santa Clara, CA; or Bellevue, WA






Requisition Number: 140675 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design

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