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Graphics System Architect

Company: AMD
Location: San Diego
Posted on: August 6, 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.

The Role

The Radeon Technologies Group (RTG) is instrumental to AMD's success. We create innovative hardware solutions and deliver world class GPUs. The Low Power Graphics Project Architecture team, part of RTG, is looking for a new team member to work on system level architecture for Graphics IP. This means you will develop a broad view of the graphics pipeline and compute logic inside the GPU.

Eventually you may be the lead Graphics Architect for discrete GPUs or APU. In the short term this role encompasses one or more other responsibilities like those listed below.

The Person

A self-motivated graphics enthusiast. An effective team player who focuses on collaboration, team building, mentoring, and furthering team success. Communication skills are very important, and you should be comfortable making decisions where only partial data is available.

Graphics System Architect

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with architecture, micro-architecture, design, workload analysis, and performance verification teams to drive Power-Performance-Area (PPA) analysis and optimizations
  • Translate product requirements into tasks for the execution team
  • Write specifications, ensuring the broader team knows what is necessary to create a great product
  • Design new GPU algorithms to improve performance per area for rendering and compute workloads
  • Provide experimental/proof-of-concept design changes for proving out potential solutions for PPA improvement, or proving out new PPA features as well as collecting and analyzing PPA data
  • Drive PPA exploration, summarize key data, perform root cause analysis, and coordinate reaching closure among different teams
  • Provide micro-architecture level proposals or review proposals from other sources for PPA optimizations
  • Identify complex technical problems, or review new features, discuss with the team, and provide possible solutions
    • Bachelor of Science degree with emphasis in Electrical Engineering, Computer architecture, or Computer Science with 5+ years of relevant experience
    • Experience delivering innovative, efficient GPU architecture ASIC / VLSI experience spanning architecture, micro-architecture, performance analysis, RTL, power optimization, implementation, timing convergence, synthesis, placement, routing, circuits, advanced optimization techniques, and silicon debugging
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, along with attention to details
    • Proven program/project experience, balancing trade-offs for complexity, schedule, budget, and silicon cost
    • Strong communication, time management, and presentation skills
    • Effective team player who focuses on collaboration, team building, and team success
      Preferred Qualifications
      • Master or PhD degree with emphasis in Electrical Engineering, Computer architecture, or Computer Science with 2+ years of relevant experience
        Requisition Numbe r: 167087

        Country: United States State: California City: San Diego

        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, San Diego , Graphics System Architect, Other , San Diego, California

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