Sr. CPU Micro Architecture & Software Engineer

Jul 05, 2024
San Jose, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work


WHAT YOU DO AT AMD CHANGES EVERYTHING

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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HE ROLE: 

AMD is looking for a senior CPU architecture & software engineer to join our growing team. As a key contributor you will be part of a leading team to drive and enhance AMD’s abilities to deliver the highest quality, industry-leading technologies to market.   

 

THE PERSON: 

The ideal candidate possesses an innovative and problem-solving mindset, has a keen eye for Software engineering development, and is diligent and passionate about Technology. A successful candidate will need to employ strong knowledge in computer technologies, leadership skills in technical areas, and SW engineering expertise as well as a strong ability to compete effectively in a fast-paced, relevant environment while working with different teams of engineers and collaborators. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Take part in developing novel techniques and architectures to improve efficiency of future CPUs.
  • Propose and evaluate ideas through a rigorous methodology.
  • Identify impact of the solutions to existing software and hardware components
  • Demonstrate integration feasibility of the solutions to existing CPUs.
  • Interact with all stake holders toward successful integration of the solution into future CPUs
  • Develop and drive execution of comprehensive, highly effective software for sophisticated new technology and new product introduction projects. 
  • Collaborate closely with multiple teams to deliver key planning solutions and the technology to support them. 
  • Help contribute to the design and implementation of future architecture for a highly scalable, durable, and innovative system. 
  • Work very closely with dev teams and Project Managers to drive results.  

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Familiarity of and previous experience in an open-source simulator, such as ChampSim and Gem5 is required.
  • Exceptional knowledge of CPU micro architecture is required.
  • Prior research/project experience to improve CPU efficiency through micro architecture changes is required.
  •  Prior experience working with compiler is highly desirable.
  • Working knowledge of HDL (Verilog, System Verilog) is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of Linux kernel is desirable.
  • Prior research/project about interaction between kernel and CPU is beneficial.
  • Working knowledge of version control systems such as Perforce, SVN or Git
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Expert knowledge and hands-on experience in C, C++ 
  • Solid understanding of Software Engineering principles, Data structure, algorithms, Operating Systems concepts, and multithread programming 
  • Excellent design and code development skills, familiarity with Linux and modern software tools and techniques for development 
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • PhD in Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical discipline preferred or; 
  • Masters in above and related fields with a few years of industry experience preferred

 

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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.

HE ROLE: 

AMD is looking for a senior CPU architecture & software engineer to join our growing team. As a key contributor you will be part of a leading team to drive and enhance AMD’s abilities to deliver the highest quality, industry-leading technologies to market.   

 

THE PERSON: 

The ideal candidate possesses an innovative and problem-solving mindset, has a keen eye for Software engineering development, and is diligent and passionate about Technology. A successful candidate will need to employ strong knowledge in computer technologies, leadership skills in technical areas, and SW engineering expertise as well as a strong ability to compete effectively in a fast-paced, relevant environment while working with different teams of engineers and collaborators. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Take part in developing novel techniques and architectures to improve efficiency of future CPUs.
  • Propose and evaluate ideas through a rigorous methodology.
  • Identify impact of the solutions to existing software and hardware components
  • Demonstrate integration feasibility of the solutions to existing CPUs.
  • Interact with all stake holders toward successful integration of the solution into future CPUs
  • Develop and drive execution of comprehensive, highly effective software for sophisticated new technology and new product introduction projects. 
  • Collaborate closely with multiple teams to deliver key planning solutions and the technology to support them. 
  • Help contribute to the design and implementation of future architecture for a highly scalable, durable, and innovative system. 
  • Work very closely with dev teams and Project Managers to drive results.  

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Familiarity of and previous experience in an open-source simulator, such as ChampSim and Gem5 is required.
  • Exceptional knowledge of CPU micro architecture is required.
  • Prior research/project experience to improve CPU efficiency through micro architecture changes is required.
  •  Prior experience working with compiler is highly desirable.
  • Working knowledge of HDL (Verilog, System Verilog) is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of Linux kernel is desirable.
  • Prior research/project about interaction between kernel and CPU is beneficial.
  • Working knowledge of version control systems such as Perforce, SVN or Git
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Expert knowledge and hands-on experience in C, C++ 
  • Solid understanding of Software Engineering principles, Data structure, algorithms, Operating Systems concepts, and multithread programming 
  • Excellent design and code development skills, familiarity with Linux and modern software tools and techniques for development 
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • PhD in Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical discipline preferred or; 
  • Masters in above and related fields with a few years of industry experience preferred

 

#LI-MR1

 

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