THE ROLE :
As part of the Power and Performance Optimization group, the Client Power Optimization team provides power and battery life engineering expertise on AMD mobile and desktop platforms.
The core purpose of the team is to deliver high-quality power assessments of our products / platforms, which benefits the following areas :
Product Development : Pre-production battery life characterization and optimization
Marketing : AMD product definition / power-performance trade-offs
Customer : Root-cause resolution of customer battery life and performance issues
THE PERSON :
Strong communication skills and ability to work within a multicultural and global team based in different worldwide locations
Good written communication skills, excellent documentation and presentation skills
Acting as a technical liaison between customer and AMD teams to ensure best-in-class products
Ability to understand complex technical problems
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to lead a multi-functional team to come out solutions for customers efficiently
AMD's environment is fast paced, results oriented and built upon a legion of forward-thinking people with a passion for winning technology.
This is an extraordinary opportunity to work in an outstanding company like AMD - Join us!
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Analyzing interactions between various power management features and optimizing their configurations for power and performance at customer platforms.
Work along with Power, Platform, and SOC Architects to improve power models used for future programs
Executing MSFT ADK tests
Executing power characterization plans for power management features.
Setting up systems and power measurement equipment for automated test framework.
Proactively driving continuous improvement for post-silicon power characterization related procedure and customers’ design platform Battery Life and performance attainment
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE :
Good understanding of computer / SoC architecture and ACPI specification
Good understanding of board layout and schematics
PC Notebook design / support Background, prefer in PC OEM / ODM EE team or IHV / ISV Application Engineer team
PC / Hardware Design in some form at circuit board to production
Working knowledge of Windows OS and software
Must be involved in the power performance optimization and share past scenarios doing so
Power / thermal management experience is an asset
Experience working in a lab environment, including use of oscilloscopes, multimeters, soldering iron
Strong analytical / problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Experience with Microsoft Excel
Must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion
ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS :
Bachelor's or above Degree in EE, CS or equivalent field.