Systems Design Engineer - Data Center GPU

  • AMD
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Jun 10, 2024
Full-time Artificial Intelligence (AI) C++ Computer Engineering Computer Science Data Center Linux Programming Systems Engineering

Job Description

We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences – the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world’s most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. 

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Our growing team plays a major role in architecting and shaping data center GPUs offered by AMD. 

As part of the Exerciser team, you will architect and develop low-level GPU testcases (“exercisers”) to expose silicon and software bugs. This will require strong collaboration with stakeholders from design, emulation, driver, firmware, and debug teams.   


You will have strong skills in both GPU and systems programming (Linux kernel and userspace) to excel in this role. Out-of-the-box thinking and leveraging of novel approaches to address tough technical challenges is encouraged. You must be a team player but also able to work efficiently with minimal supervision. Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills are a must. Join our growing team to accelerate the introduction of cutting-edge compute products into the datacenter market if this sounds like you!


  • Develop new stress applications utilizing knowledge of the underlying microarchitecture to discover issues in hardware and software 
  • Participate in debugging found issues to root cause 
  • Contribute to in-house stress application frameworks
  • Strong GPU programming skills
  • Very familiar with Linux and Linux systems programming


  • GPU programming (CUDA / HIP / OpenCL / SP3 assembly)
  • GPU architecture expertise
  • AI expertise
  • Experience with parallel programming, concurrency, and memory consistency models
  • Modern C++ (14+) programming
  • Low-level/firmware programming
  • Linux device drivers and/or kernel development
  • Linux userspace systems programming


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in electrical or computer engineering, computer science + 10 years industry experience


Austin, TX




At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

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