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CPU and System Performance Modeling Engineer (376671BR)

Aerospace and Aviation




Texas, United States

IntroductionAt IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesSYSzART19 / #GHOSThe RoleWe are seeking a CPU and System performance modeling engineer who can design and model the POWER microarchitecture and system configurations for next generation IBM Cognitive Servers.Your ImpactAs part of the world class team that designed the #1 & #2 fastest supercomputers in the US and world class enterprise scaleup computers, you'll be a key part of the team to drive innovation into the next generation POWER microprocessors, memory, accelerators, and systems for Cloud Computing Era.Description+ Key member of the MicroProcessor and System design community responsible for delivering optimized future processor and system designs.+ Develop cycle accurate microarchitectural models for early SW development and for HW validation.+ Other responsibilities include workload performance counter and hardware trace analysis, RTL vs model correlation, pre- and post-silicon performance analysis and validation. Focus on key benchmarks and applications to drive experimentation and HW/SW optimization. Identify and propose solutions to HW/SW pinch points collaborating with key software and hardware design engineers.+ Focus on continuous improvement of the modeling infrastructure and capabilities as well as the modeling process.Key QualificationsThe candidate will have previous experience designing, modeling, analyzing, tuning new microarchitectures and ISA features for the core, uncore, and/or chip models across a suite of workloads. Server microprocessor design experience preferred. Modern programming languages and software development experience preferred. Familiarity with POWER ISA preferred. Ability to work in a team, network with people outside of the team and effectively communicate in written and verbal presentations is essential.Required Technical and Professional Expertise+ 5+ years of CPU ISA and microarchitecture design+ Strong knowledge of buses, cache, memories, coherency and other Nest/System related topics+ 3+ years in CPU and System performance modeling, analysis, and tuning of cores, uncores, chip constructs+ Workload characterization and workload modeling/tracing skills+ C/C++ proficiency+ Perl or other scripting language proficiency+ Ability to work cross-functionally to articulate, measure and solve performance issues+ Passion for continuous improvement in building knowledge base both technically and professionally+ Minimum MS OR Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience.Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ Knowledge of POWER ISA+ Software development project experience+ Knowledge of competing architectures+ Knowledge of firmware, OS, and compiler optimizations+ Knowledge of server microprocessors and systems+ Agile/ Scrum methodology experienceNONEAbout Business UnitIBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world's most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.Location StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.