Client Power Engineer - 119341
Advanced Micro Devices
Markham, Ontario, CA
3d ago

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.

Client Power Engineer


The successful candidate will assume responsibility for leading post-silicon activities related to SOC power management design, development, characterization and tuning for AMD APU products.

With AMD's Client engineering teams, you will be exposed to the world’s best Desktop / PC and Mobile CPU, GPU and APU processors for accelerated system computing power.

As an AMD Client Engineer you will have visibility to cutting edge multi-layered security features, H-Series processors optimized for gamers and creators, and U-Series processors optimized for thin and light notebooks.

In addition, you will learn how AMD achieves unprecedented performance and battery life with 7nm Zen 3 core architecture.

Zen is delivering a 19% IPC and up to 26% gaming performance generational uplift, with power efficiency up to 2.8X greater than the performance-per-watt of our competition.

Come join our world class client engineering team providing rapid career growth advancement, and access to cutting edge client technologies, through its year over year record-breaking market share, product performance and revenue gains!

The person :

We are looking for a hard-working hands-on engineer to join our highly visible team to deliver power efficient products to millions of users worldwide.

Key responsibilities :

  • Develop and implement post-silicon power analysis and optimization work
  • Analyze interactions between various power management features and optimizing their configurations for power and performance
  • Develop and maintain Python and Perl scripts used for power data analysis
  • Work along with Power, Platform, and SOC Architects to improve power models used for future programs
  • Work with multi-functional teams to improve post-silicon power optimization test strategy, methodology and process
  • Lead collaborative technical discussions to drive resolution on technical issues
  • Provide hands on leadership to meet program development goals
  • Be able to work in high demand and fast-paced environment
  • Setting up systems and power measurement equipment for automated test framework
  • Preferred experience :

  • Strong understanding of low power computing features and benefits
  • Experience with SOC and PCB level power delivery network
  • Experience with scripting languages, Python / Perl etc
  • Familiar with PC industry development cycles and production workflow
  • Comfortable working in a lab environment
  • Strong analytical / problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details
  • Must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion
  • Demonstrate ability to debug issues and quickly identify viable solutions
  • Team player with proven leadership skills
  • Strong understanding of computer architecture and / or workload analysis
  • Academic credentials :

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering or Computer Science with emphasis on computer architecture and / or workload analysis
  • Location :

    Markham, Ontario Canada

    AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

    Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact AskHR

    AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.


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