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Company: AMD
Location: Roseville, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics


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.

Video IP Design Architect


We, HW video IP team located at Folsom, California, are looking for a Video IP Design Architect in designing our next generation power efficient hardware architecture. The video IP team primarily focuses on developing advanced HW video IP solution for addressing needs of different market segments and usecases. Our solution spans across multiple dGPU, APU, server and gaming markets. As a member of HW video architecture team, you will be responsible for shaping the future of our design solutions in performance per watt and competitive analysis, evaluation of product solution architecture, and optimization recommendation to drive a winning solution now and future IP generations.



  • Performance and power analysis of all industry available dGPU and APU multimedia solutions
  • Competitive analysis of AMD multimedia solutions
  • Study various multimedia usecases and make recommendations to address architecture and solution improvement in performance per watt for future roadmap
  • Video codec toolset tuning optimization for power and battery-life enhancement analysis
  • Bandwidth evaluation and architecture assessment
  • Solution based power optimization
  • Prototype and enhancement validation in actual product or architecture modelling
  • Automate and improve competitive analysis process
  • Think outside the box!



  • 15+ years of hands-on experience and expertise in video codec hardware development
  • 5+ years of hands-on performance, quality, power, and architecture analysis along with product bring up experience
  • Expertise in low-power ASIC design and power analysis techniques in various stages of design cycle
  • broad knowledge of power optimization techniques in hardware architecture, RTL design, logic synthesis, place & route and on-silicon/on-system tuning
  • Working experiences and knowledge among various video codecs: H.264, H.265, AV1, and other emerging standards are definite great assets
  • Ability to perform required tasks in a black-box environment
  • Proven and strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent technical leadership to lead and drive video IP performance per watt and competitive analysis
  • Hands on experience in script and automation development
  • Good interpersonal skills (verbal and written).
  • An organized, enthusiastic self-starter, strong interest in low power hardware architecture and competitive analysis.



Master in EE or Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree or above



Requisition Number: 124242 
Country: United States State: California City: Roseville 
Job Function: Design  


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