GPU Performance Engineer - High Performance Computing
Santa Clara, CA 
Posted 10 days ago
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.

GPU Performance Engineer - High Performance Computing

The Team:

Our team ensures AMD-based systems and Instinct GPUs are operating at their best before they are deployed to solve the world's most challenging problems.

The Role:

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in methods for reproducible research, data visualization, and the technical communication skills necessary to compile planning and reporting deliverables with data-driven statistical analysis. Your curiosity will drive your learning and innovation to improve how we as a group, and an organization, can get better every day, and your peers will provide you a challenging and supportive environment for your career growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define performance suite and best practices for measuring GPU accelerated workloads
  • Work with a talented and diverse team to benchmark and analyze these workloads at data center scale
  • Own data center GPU performance analysis for use in engineering, product development, and product marketing
  • Perform deep performance analysis and report findings for the entire platform including GPU, CPU, interconnects, network, software stack, etc.
  • Identify performance bottlenecks that impact data center GPU accelerated workloads, and collaborate with software teams to improve performance
  • Explore how GPU clustering improves the performance of GPU accelerated workloads


  • Understanding of High Performance Computing applications and solutions
  • Background in performance analysis and workload profiling
  • Background with programming skills in languages such as Python or C/C++, and Linux OS
  • Knowledge and interest in computer architecture
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and oral

Academic Credentials:

  • Minimum B.S. degree in Computer Science or Engineering


Santa Clara CA, Bellevue WA; Austin TX; Orlando, FL


Requisition Number: 175325
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara
Job Function: Design

Benefits offered are described .

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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