Sr Software Development Engineer, GPU Performance Tools

Jun 26, 2024
Santa Clara, Cuba
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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SR SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER, GPU Performance Tools

 

THE ROLE: 

The tools developers seek to understand system and GPU performance at a deep level to ensure AMD delivers the best products for solving the world's most challenging problems in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and High-Performance Computing (HPC). Application Characterization engineers develop tools and methodologies that identify the most promising HPC and AI application performance enhancements within the system hardware/software stack and work with other team members to prioritize design changes. These engineers utilize a broad set of software skills backed by a solid understanding of system architecture.

 

THE PERSON: 

The ideal candidate should be passionate about software engineering and possess leadership skills to drive sophisticated issues to resolution. Able to communicate effectively and work optimally with different teams across AMD.  

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Run data center GPU-accelerated workloads while collecting system perforamance data that you will use to conduct performance analysis
  • Create insightful, graphically rich dashboards that characterize an application's performance profile
  • Develop tools and leverage automation to speed the process of identifying performance improvement opportunities
  • Use performance analysis and data science tools as needed to identify performance blockers
  • Create a library of application performance profiles that are relevant and representative for data center GPU customers
  • Provide feedback to hardware and software design team members as part of a continuous design improvement cycle

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Strong Python and/or object-oriented programming background with C/C++ in a Linux development environment
  • Ability to write high quality code with a keen attention to detail 
  • Experience with web application development frameworks and CSS/HTML programming
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases like MongoDB, InfluxDB and MySQL
  • Experience with software development processes and tools such as debuggers, source code control systems (GitHub) and profilers is a plus 
  • Effective communication and problem-solving skills 
  • Inquiring mind with efficiency mentality

 

NICE TO HAVE EXPERIENCE: 

  • Data visualization
  • Ansible
  • Grafana
  • Jupyter

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering

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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.

SR SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER, GPU Performance Tools

 

THE ROLE: 

The tools developers seek to understand system and GPU performance at a deep level to ensure AMD delivers the best products for solving the world's most challenging problems in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and High-Performance Computing (HPC). Application Characterization engineers develop tools and methodologies that identify the most promising HPC and AI application performance enhancements within the system hardware/software stack and work with other team members to prioritize design changes. These engineers utilize a broad set of software skills backed by a solid understanding of system architecture.

 

THE PERSON: 

The ideal candidate should be passionate about software engineering and possess leadership skills to drive sophisticated issues to resolution. Able to communicate effectively and work optimally with different teams across AMD.  

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Run data center GPU-accelerated workloads while collecting system perforamance data that you will use to conduct performance analysis
  • Create insightful, graphically rich dashboards that characterize an application's performance profile
  • Develop tools and leverage automation to speed the process of identifying performance improvement opportunities
  • Use performance analysis and data science tools as needed to identify performance blockers
  • Create a library of application performance profiles that are relevant and representative for data center GPU customers
  • Provide feedback to hardware and software design team members as part of a continuous design improvement cycle

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Strong Python and/or object-oriented programming background with C/C++ in a Linux development environment
  • Ability to write high quality code with a keen attention to detail 
  • Experience with web application development frameworks and CSS/HTML programming
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases like MongoDB, InfluxDB and MySQL
  • Experience with software development processes and tools such as debuggers, source code control systems (GitHub) and profilers is a plus 
  • Effective communication and problem-solving skills 
  • Inquiring mind with efficiency mentality

 

NICE TO HAVE EXPERIENCE: 

  • Data visualization
  • Ansible
  • Grafana
  • Jupyter

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering

#LI-RL1

#HYBRID

 

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