Solutions Architect

Apr 20, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences – the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world’s most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. 

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THE ROLE:

At AMD, the growing and versatile Embedded Division is looking to be the lead silicon and solutions provider in new and emerging segments, paving the way with carefully crafted next generation solutions and innovations from Edge to Cloud. Our core suite of world class silicon portfolio from APUs/GPUs/FPGAs provide automakers and Tier-1 suppliers, high performance and flexible solutions to develop and deploy differentiated solutions from Edge to Cloud for self-driving vehicles. This role will be highly visible technical execution role with a direct opportunity to impact the customer success and there-of success of embedded business.

 

THE PERSON:

This role is twofold, internally it’s an exciting opportunity to be in the forefront of crafting and defining the next generation Autonomous Solution. You will partner with system architects and engineering team to define and drive building differentiated solutions and platform solutions that are simple and sophisticated for autonomous driving that encompass SW, Platforms, Tools and Ecosystem from Car to Cloud. You will help articulate solution pipelines across heterogeneous software and versatile hardware that can be tuned for any Auto workload. External facing, you will be driving deep-technical discussions with customers, solutions architecting for their unique requirements and in essence be the overall technical-authority/engineering lead for the customer program.

 

This person must have the unique skill set of connecting the dots across domains to be able to solutions architect complex custom features and enable best performance for all the relevant usage scenarios for the customer solution. You will interact with key engineering and management stakeholders for the strategic customers as well as AMD’s business team to report progress, align on critical topics and drive action items to closure.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Research, define and drive Auto Solutions that will be productized.
  • Be the overall systems engineer for strategic customer accounts responsible for one or many programs with that customer.
  • Engage and complete gap-analysis and solutions architecting for the pre-design win customer engagements and technically influence them to get the win.
  • Understanding and analyzing customer requirements and breaking them into technical requirements for different components/deliverables.
  • Provide hands-on technical leadership of the customer program during execution phases tackling solution requirements and complex technical problems. Connect the dots for different domains and provide close technical oversight.
  • Make sure the customer design considers all the right choices and trade-offs etc. to get the best feature and performance entitlement from their AMD based solution.
  • Do PoCs, demos or use-case optimizations as needed to win the designs and work with ecosystem partners as needed to provide a complete technical solution to the customer.
  • Define and work on Reference Designs to showcase solutions value-proposition.
  • Keep updated with industry trends and provide inputs / recommendations to the roadmap architects and teams.
  • Author technical paper, reference solutions, applications note internally as well as externally for NDA customers or public publications. Participate and present in key market technical events.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Good understanding of processor architectures such as x86, ARM or other.
  • Background in autonomous driving technologies a BIG PLUS.
  • Strong development background working closely with CPU/GPU/FPGA, developing middleware. and/or system SW drivers for HW accelerators in BSP & HAL or Kernel.
  • Deep knowledge of OS concepts and programming in Linux or Real-time operating system environments.
  • Exposure to virtualization technologies and hypervisors.
  • Strong programming background in C, C++ and scripting like Python.
  • System experience from processor to the platform, BIOS, SW/FW, ML and applications.
  • Understanding of AI workloads.
  • Good breadth and depth of systems technical knowledge (x86, SoC, Platform-HW, Platform-SW, BIOS/FW, Tools) and being able to connect the dots across domains and provide systems view.
  • Good knowledge, customer understanding and proven track record enabling customers in their product development.
  • Team player with passion and hunger to do whatever it takes for business success. High sense of urgency and drive for results and not afraid to roll-up-the-sleeves and get things done.
  • Excellent customer and communication skills is key.
  • Ability to build credibility, influence, align and build consensus among parties working towards the final goal.

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • Engineering degree in EE or CS with solid years of relevant extensive experience in engineering development or customer-facing technical roles as systems architect or senior systems engineer.

LOCATIONS:

  • Austin, TX
  • Santa Clara, CA

 

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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:

At AMD, the growing and versatile Embedded Division is looking to be the lead silicon and solutions provider in new and emerging segments, paving the way with carefully crafted next generation solutions and innovations from Edge to Cloud. Our core suite of world class silicon portfolio from APUs/GPUs/FPGAs provide automakers and Tier-1 suppliers, high performance and flexible solutions to develop and deploy differentiated solutions from Edge to Cloud for self-driving vehicles. This role will be highly visible technical execution role with a direct opportunity to impact the customer success and there-of success of embedded business.

 

THE PERSON:

This role is twofold, internally it’s an exciting opportunity to be in the forefront of crafting and defining the next generation Autonomous Solution. You will partner with system architects and engineering team to define and drive building differentiated solutions and platform solutions that are simple and sophisticated for autonomous driving that encompass SW, Platforms, Tools and Ecosystem from Car to Cloud. You will help articulate solution pipelines across heterogeneous software and versatile hardware that can be tuned for any Auto workload. External facing, you will be driving deep-technical discussions with customers, solutions architecting for their unique requirements and in essence be the overall technical-authority/engineering lead for the customer program.

 

This person must have the unique skill set of connecting the dots across domains to be able to solutions architect complex custom features and enable best performance for all the relevant usage scenarios for the customer solution. You will interact with key engineering and management stakeholders for the strategic customers as well as AMD’s business team to report progress, align on critical topics and drive action items to closure.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Research, define and drive Auto Solutions that will be productized.
  • Be the overall systems engineer for strategic customer accounts responsible for one or many programs with that customer.
  • Engage and complete gap-analysis and solutions architecting for the pre-design win customer engagements and technically influence them to get the win.
  • Understanding and analyzing customer requirements and breaking them into technical requirements for different components/deliverables.
  • Provide hands-on technical leadership of the customer program during execution phases tackling solution requirements and complex technical problems. Connect the dots for different domains and provide close technical oversight.
  • Make sure the customer design considers all the right choices and trade-offs etc. to get the best feature and performance entitlement from their AMD based solution.
  • Do PoCs, demos or use-case optimizations as needed to win the designs and work with ecosystem partners as needed to provide a complete technical solution to the customer.
  • Define and work on Reference Designs to showcase solutions value-proposition.
  • Keep updated with industry trends and provide inputs / recommendations to the roadmap architects and teams.
  • Author technical paper, reference solutions, applications note internally as well as externally for NDA customers or public publications. Participate and present in key market technical events.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Good understanding of processor architectures such as x86, ARM or other.
  • Background in autonomous driving technologies a BIG PLUS.
  • Strong development background working closely with CPU/GPU/FPGA, developing middleware. and/or system SW drivers for HW accelerators in BSP & HAL or Kernel.
  • Deep knowledge of OS concepts and programming in Linux or Real-time operating system environments.
  • Exposure to virtualization technologies and hypervisors.
  • Strong programming background in C, C++ and scripting like Python.
  • System experience from processor to the platform, BIOS, SW/FW, ML and applications.
  • Understanding of AI workloads.
  • Good breadth and depth of systems technical knowledge (x86, SoC, Platform-HW, Platform-SW, BIOS/FW, Tools) and being able to connect the dots across domains and provide systems view.
  • Good knowledge, customer understanding and proven track record enabling customers in their product development.
  • Team player with passion and hunger to do whatever it takes for business success. High sense of urgency and drive for results and not afraid to roll-up-the-sleeves and get things done.
  • Excellent customer and communication skills is key.
  • Ability to build credibility, influence, align and build consensus among parties working towards the final goal.

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • Engineering degree in EE or CS with solid years of relevant extensive experience in engineering development or customer-facing technical roles as systems architect or senior systems engineer.

LOCATIONS:

  • Austin, TX
  • Santa Clara, CA

 

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#LI-HYBRID

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