Senior Solutions Architect - Networking and Storage
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: July 31, 2022
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Senior Solutions Architect
As a Senior Solutions Architect in the Embedded Business Unit, you
will develop and analyze CPU and system level solutions that are
based on AMD products including x86 processors, integrated CPU +
GPU SoCs, and GPUs. Complete solutions mean target system use cases
and applications for the target market segments that Embedded
business unit focuses on. Specific segments include networking,
security/firewall, storage, wireless infrastructure, edge
computing, industrial IoT, automotive, and embedded. Complete
solutions include all hardware, firmware and software components in
a system. You will develop reference architecture and
implementations for target use cases and optimization recipes for
maximizing application performance, and innovation which enables
strong differentiation of AMD based solutions. You will author
reference architecture documents, technical papers, application
notes, solution briefs, and customer-ready presentations for
helping customers architect and design AMD x86 processor based
You will be a hands-on expert focusing on AMD x86 processor
architecture (including x86 ISA, SoC architecture, RAS features,
security features, etc.), firmware (e.g. UEFI and others),
performance analysis and system architecture including x86
processor, memory hierarchy and peripheral system components. You
will collaborate with customers, partners and internal product and
engineering teams as a technical expert with deep domain
You have a demonstrated ability to establish and drive to goals
including plan of record, timelines, budget, scope, performance and
quality will be critical to success. A passion for creating plans
and working with a diverse list of internal and external customers
is necessary for this critical and highly visible role. You are a
team player who makes and meets commitments, and demonstrates an
aptitude to thrive in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment.
- 8+ years of experience, with a BS or MS degree, in developing
system architecture, CPU sub-system. firmware, system software
and/or applications for a wired and/or wireless networking
equipment or storage system. Note that this is related to system
architecture level expertise, as opposed to hardware board design
and signal integrity.
- Strong expertise in computer architecture, SoC architecture,
accelerators, memory hierarchy, firmware/BIOS (UEFI, Coreboot,
etc.), BMC, system software, secure boot, hardware root-of-trust,
TPM, security architecture.
- Strong expertise in architecture and system use cases of PCIe
(e.g. NTB, hot-plug support, error reporting and handling), CXL,
Ethernet is highly desired.
- Strong experience in working with data plane and control plane
architectures in networking devices, 5G RAN.
- Experience working with packet forwarding mechanisms and
performance analysis, using Open Vswitch, DPDK; security protocols
like IPSec, TLS; offload with accelerators or smart NICs, P4;
storage applications using SPDK, ISA-L; virtualization or container
environment and orchestration like Kubernetes.
- Strong in system design and architecture of networking products
involving switching, routing and security, storage systems,
wireless infrastructure equipment and telco applications.
- Experience with Linux system programming (e.g. sockets, files,
shared memory, multi-threaded programming/process
- Good understanding and working knowledge of Layer 3/ Layer 4
network protocols such as TCP/IP.
- Understanding of 5G/LTE protocol is desired.
- Strong passion and experience in performance analysis,
performance optimization, troubleshooting, debugging complex
systems and possess excellent problem-solving techniques.
- Expertise in C and at least one scripting language like shell
script, python etc. is desired.
- Experience with TCP/IP and knowledgeable with common standard
IP protocols such as ARP, IP, ICMP, TCP, UDP, IPSec, TLS, etc. is
- Experience with GPU programming is desired.
Santa Clara, California
Requisition Number: 107621
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara
Job Function: Design
Hiring Manager: Kin-Yip Liu
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