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CPU and System Architect, Amazon Web Services

US, TX, AustinJob ID 262859Amazon Corporate LLC

Job Description

Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. We have data center locations in the U.S., Europe, Singapore, and Japan, and customers across all industries. We are seeking experienced Hardware Design Engineers to build the next generation of our cloud server platforms. Our success depends on our world-class server infrastructure; we’re handling massive scale and rapid integration of emergent technologies.


As a member of the Silicon Optimization Engineering Team you’ll be responsible for the design and optimization of our server platforms. You’ll provide leadership in the application of new technologies to large scale server deployments in a continuous effort to deliver a world-class customer experience. This is a fast-paced, intellectually challenging position, and you’ll work with thought leaders in multiple technology areas. You’ll have relentlessly high standards for yourself and everyone you work with, and you’ll be constantly looking for ways to improve your products performance, quality and cost. We’re changing an industry, and we want individuals who are ready for this challenge and want to reach beyond what is possible today.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • BS degree or higher in EE, CE, or CS
  • In-depth experience in optimizing workloads for high-performance x86 architecture
  • Experienced in the definition and analysis of Cache and memory subsystems.
  • Experienced in performance optimization for virtualized servers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

We are seeking experienced technologists with deep knowledge in the following areas:
  • Server platform processor architecture
  • Micro-architecture performance and workload characterization
  • Memory subsystem performance optimization
  • Server platform power optimization
  • Virtualization technology


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