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Power & Performance Validation Engineer

Company: AMD
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Power and Performance Validation Engineer

The Role

Technical, hands-on engineer responsible for Datacenter Server product power management feature optimization, power charz and product definition

Key Responsibilities

  • Interface silicon, power architect, firmware and platform team to close power management feature ROI evaluation in pre-silicon phase
  • Key stakeholder for pre-silicon power/perf projection
  • Develop test plans for post silicon power management feature optimization and power charz
  • Post silicon power management feature tuning to optimize power and performance
  • Post silicon power charz and correlation
  • Optimize and finalize fuse recipe with manufacture team to lock product definition
  • Drive post-silicon/customer debug efforts to identify root cause of power and performance related issues.
    Required Experience
    • Knowledge of computer hardware architecture (CPU/APU, x86, pcie, memory, bus logic) and software architecture (driver, bios, firmware usage)
    • Knowledge and experience of power management feature enablement and optimization
    • Experience with pre-silicon power projection and post silicon power characterization
    • Experience working with manufacture team and good understanding on binning strategy
    • 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
        • Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Electronics / Computer Science related with
        • 5+ years of experience in SoC validation and debug.
          • Austin, Texas
            Requisition Numbe r: 148346

            Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin

            Job Function: Design

            Benefits offered are described here .

            AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. We consider candidates regardless of 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. Please click here for more information.

Keywords: AMD, Austin , Power & Performance Validation Engineer, Engineering , Austin, Texas

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