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MTS/SMTS Server System Performance Architect

Location: Austin
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Person:An outstanding technical contributor and a passionate and dedicated Server Systems Performance Architect who is well informed on the latest trends in the cloud (e.g. storage, security, IoT). A staff-level or aspiring member of technical staff who can quickly ascertain, using data, how next generation server platforms and high-performance CPUs should be engineered to support those needs.Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for exploring opportunities to improve server performance through hw/sw co-optimization
  • Identify key components of Linux/Windows OS stack, libraries, compilers, drivers that require AMD server CPU architecture specific changes for performance improvement and work with the Linux/Windows kernel development teams
  • Debug performance issues and identify software stack specific issues and prototype solutions to fix them
  • Micro-benchmarking, and analyzing various benchmarks, workload characterization, competitive analysis on various hardware platforms, identifying bottlenecks and proposing feedback and solutions for performance improvement
  • Seek problems requiring cutting edge approaches and champions innovation across the organization; Make technical decisions that have a significant impact on product groups, go to market strategies, and customer happinessPreferred Experience:
    • Exceptional foundation in systems architecture, cutting across CPU, memory, storage and I/O subsystems; Understand key micro-architectural/ISA features of server platforms and server CPUs
    • Deep understanding of operating systems concepts, data structures, x86-64 architecture, and virtualization
    • Experience running, analyzing, and tuning system performance benchmarks; Power user of performance profiling tools, preferably x86 based (e.g. linux perf, Windows perfmon); Experience with hardware performance counter monitoring tools
    • Experience with Linux Scheduler behavior, MMU, IOMMU; Exposure to KVM/QEMU (including x86-64 virtualization extensions)
    • Strong exposure to complex cloud or enterprise software stacks such as Hadoop, Spark, Oracle or other database
    • Exposure to the Linux kernel and related upstream development workflow
    • Advanced programming skills in C for operating system kernel & systems development
    • Experience with the GNU toolchain
    • Proficient use of git
    • Minimum of BS + 5 -years or MS + 3 -years or PhD + 1 year plus mastery of principles and methods of software, and hardware relevant to performance engineeringAcademic Credentials:
      • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree in Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related field
      • Masters or PhD with emphasis on SoC/IP performance studies preferredPowered by JazzHR

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