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Desktop Power & Performance Lead - 113662

Company: AMD
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

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.

Desktop Power & Performance Lead - 113662

The Role

As the overall Power and Performance Technical Lead of a key strategic, next-generation product you will drive and manage the integration of sophisticated components in a system - a custom solution. This lead engineer is a multi-functional technical leader in our PC/Desktop business unit.

The Person

Leading technical specialists internally and externally to guide sophisticated products from end to end, from design to delivery, requires an unusual mix of technical breadth, problem solving, and soft skills. It's not for the overly introverted. It is for the results-oriented engineer who appreciates having a high-visibility role and making an impact. Successful power/performance engineers drive technical decisions and maintain an even keel. You will need to learn as you go and mentor along the way as well.

Key Responsibilities
Bring depth and expertise in power and/or performance tradeoffs
Speak SW not just HW
Understand power, performance, and thermal issues at system level
Own the process of optimizing power and performance attainment for Client APU/CPU products
Feedback system measurements and improvement areas to the various teams, including the power management architecture, IP, SoC, O/S, FW, and silicon enablement teams
Technically collaborate with all functions required to enable and optimize power management for Client APU/CPU products
Ensure system assessments and customer platform attainment to deliver industry best products
Advise the unit test, integration, optimization, and validation of all power management features via a core team passionate about this scope
Work with company-wide architects to set power and performance attainment objectives (IP, SoC, Power, Firmware, System)
Develop positive relationships with program stakeholders across the organization and development partners
Effective with communication and building respect while presenting status to executive level audience

Preferred Experience
Product development with hardware platforms and their software & firmware ecosystems.
Experience in the PC architecture space and familiarity with hands-on system setup & testing.
Direct technical experience on APU/CPU system performance analysis and micro-architectural power management.
Excellent verbal communication and written, presentation skills.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical, planning, and technical leadership skills.
Proven track record to deliver large multi-functional technical work.
Experience working in a fast-paced matrixed technical organization and multi-site environment.

Academic Credentials
Bachelor's Degree (BS) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant subject area.
Master's Degree (MS) preferred


Austin, Texas

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by December 8, 2021 . AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.

Requisition Number: 113662

Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin

Job Function: Design

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.

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