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Senior Power Optimization Engineer, System Power Optimization Technology Team

Company: Annapurna Labs (U.S.) Inc.
Location: Manchaca
Posted on: May 6, 2024

Job Description:

Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost cloud infrastructure platform that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190+ countries around the world. We have data center locations in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and customers across all industries. We are seeking experienced System-on-Chip (SoC) Power Analysis Engineers to build the next generation of our cloud server infrastructure. Our success depends on our world-class server infrastructure; we're handling massive scale and rapid integration of emergent technologies.As a member of the Cloud-Scale Machine Learning Acceleration team you'll be responsible for the entire SoC power rollup, performing power analysis at various stages of the design, and developing power optimization techniques from SoC to complete system. These systems include accelerators such as AWS Inferentia and AWS Trainium which are machine learning products designed to deliver high performance at low cost.You'll provide leadership in the application of new technologies to large scale deployments in a continuous effort to deliver a world-class customer experience. This is a fast-paced, intellectually challenging position, and you'll work with thought-leaders in multiple technology areas. You'll have high standards for yourself and everyone you work with, and you'll be constantly looking for ways to improve our products' performance, quality and cost. We're changing an industry, and we want individuals who are ready for this challenge and want to reach beyond what is possible today.Key job responsibilitiesKey job responsibilitiesFull ownership of SOC power - early estimation to signoffDeveloping early power models and extracting power estimation for new SoCsDeveloping power mitigation techniques at the microarchitecture levelRunning RTL level power analysis tools and looking for power savings opportunities at architectural and micro-architectural levelRunning vector and vectorless power analysis to get accurate average and peak power numbers during SoC developmentWorking with emulation and application software teams to get application specific power numbers using emulation power analysis flows during the SoC developmentReviewing and giving feedback on Electromigration, IR drop, and Power Integrity analysis at the die, package, and PCB levelsProviding inputs for thermal analysis and reviewing and giving feedback on thermal analysis results for the die, package, PCB, and systemUsing lab equipment to perform power validation on new silicon and correlation to pre-silicon models.About the teamAbout the teamInclusive Team CultureHere at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon's culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:Austin, TX, USA
BASIC QUALIFICATIONSBS degree or higher in EE or CE8+ years or more of SoC development experiencePrevious experience owning SoC power modeling and optimization for entire SoCPrevious experience managing (directly or indirectly) a teamKnowledge of power savings techniques and experience with optimizing SoCs to lower power dissipationExperience running and expertise of sign-off power analysis toolsMust be proficient with TCL scriptingMust work well with others on cross-functional teams and must be able to multi-task
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSRTL level power analysis tool expertiseExperience with emulator power analysis flowsExperience using lab equipment for silicon and system validationProcess and circuit design knowledgeExperience analyzing power for high power chipsProficient writing Verilog RTLProficient writing other scripting languages such as Python or PerlExperience with electro-migration, IR drop, power integrity, thermal analysis is desiredGeneral knowledge of Machine Learning, Computer Arithmetic, Server/Datacenter ArchitectureAmazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $134,500/year in our lowest geographic market up to $261,500/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

Keywords: Annapurna Labs (U.S.) Inc., Austin , Senior Power Optimization Engineer, System Power Optimization Technology Team, IT / Software / Systems , Manchaca, Texas

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