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Principal Software Performance Architect - Sunnyvale

Company: microsoft
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

* Job number 1013908

* Date posted Mar 22, 2021

* Travel 0-25 %

* Profession Hardware Engineering

* Role type Individual Contributor

* Employment type Full-Time

Microsoft is a highly innovative company that collaborates across disciplines to produce cutting edgetechnology that changes our world. Microsofts Silicon Engineering and Solutions group delivers custom SoCs and silicon technologies for Microsoft hardware across Azure, Gaming, and Mixed-Reality.

We are looking for a world-class Software Performance Architect to join our team in Silicon Valley or Redmond. The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter who will thrive in this highly technical environment.


As a member of the Microsofts silicon performance team, you will collaborate with experienced architects to directly impact future products thru:

* Performance modeling and evaluation of existing and future silicon and systems * Defining requirements and optimizations for production software and firmware * Hardware/software co-design and optimization for future silicon and workloads * Software development of performance modeling frameworks and visualization


Qualified candidates will have:

-MS/Ph.D. in Electrical, Computer Engineering or Computer Science. -10+ years experience with software/hardware optimization and performance analysis -Experience developing and using cycle-accurate microarchitectural models -Experience collaborating across diverse technical teams, including silicon design teams -Background in software performance profiling and optimization -Strong familiarity with software best practices, OO programming and data structures

Cloud Screening:

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a requestvia the Accommodation request form [].

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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