Senior Database Engineer


Santa Clara, CA, USA

Full time

Data + Analytics

Nov 23

Job Description



We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences – the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world’s most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. This is who we are at our best. One Company. One Team. 


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THE ROLE: AMD's mission is to deliver an Adaptable Intelligent world. Our technology enables our customers to accelerate their applications dramatically, often improving performance by orders of magnitude compared to other approaches. AMD IT provides a globally available, scalable infrastructure for engineering and business teams. The IT Platforms Engineering team is responsible for managing our Engineering, Business and Accelerated computing infrastructure. Our mission is to provide a cloud like experience for employees to access High Performance Compute (HPC), Enterprise data platforms and Elastic Cloud for creating breakthrough FPGA/Converged silicon.


THE PERSON: You have a passion for learning. You are ready to understand how IT infrastructure works and delivers value to Tech companies. You like taking responsibility for end-to-end outcomes of your efforts. You want to know how IT builds great services from hardware, software, people and processes within a high-tech organization.



  • Deploying, tuning, managing, and transforming mission critical database environments
  • DB/Data warehouse lifecycle management
  • Enforce architectural governance, database standards and best practices
  • Projects, operational support and troubleshooting of DB based environments at scale
  • Work with cloud native technologies to provide end-to-end Data-Engineering solutions
  • Provide scale out and performance for large scale HPC big data pipelines on-premise and cloud



  • Experience working with RDBMS: PostgreSQL, MS SQL, Oracle, MariaDB, MongoDB
  • Cloud services including AWS and Azure
  • SaaS such as Snowflake, Hadoop/CDP, Presto
  • SQL, DB and Data warehouse Tuning/performance optimization
  • Scripting languages: Shell scripting,Perl, Python, Powershell or equivalent
  • Linux and Windows environments
  • Operational support in various situations (escalated or major incident)
  • Large scale data environments with operational complexity and velocity of change


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field strongly preferred


LOCATIONS: Santa Clara / San Jose, CA or Austin, TX



Benefits offered are described:  AMD benefits at a glance.


AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

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