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Lead Competitive Analysis and Measurements Engineer

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Redmond
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Are you passionate about building cool devices and technologies? The Surface team is lighting up Microsoft experiences with the next generation of devices. A fundamental part of our strategy is bringing productivity and mobility together through devices that enable new experiences - helping people and organizations unlock their creativity, passion, and potential. Creating these devices involves a close partnership between silicon, hardware and software engineers, designers, and manufacturing. We are currently building the next generation and Surface needs you!

The Silicon Architecture organization is charged with defining the features and capabilities of SoC used on Surface devices. We are responsible for:

Driving and co-engineering silicon features that provide clear user experiences differentiation and emotional connection to Windows ecosystem as showcased by Surface platforms. Strategically develop and incorporate IP (SW/HW) that enables meaningful experiences that are unique or significantly better.

The Surface Silicon Architecture team is currently recruiting a Lead Competitive Analysis and Measurements Engineer with a passion for delivering high quality user experiences. As Lead Competitive Analysis and Measurements Engineer in our team, you will be responsible for Si Competitive Analysis and Measurements based on Windows and M365 user experiences, power/performance, and battery life. This role requires detail orientation and affinity to enable efficiencies in process and methodologies from early interaction to silicon through guiding an engineering organization from user experiences to the final product release. You, in collaboration with the rest of the team, will work with system engineers in specifying the user experi3ences benchmarking needs, test and analysis methodology and provide regular and accurate reports that reflects multiple Si vendors capabilities.

  • 5+ years' work on Competitive Analysis and Measurements. Expert knowledge of Competitive Analysis and Measurements and design for client computing, power/performance trade-off

  • Familiarity with current benchmarks in multiple areas including CPU, GPU, Machine learning

  • HW design experience with SoCs, Competitive Analysis and Measurements architectures and related functionality

  • Experienced on design for testability methods.

  • Experienced in multiple machine learning algorithm.

  • Knowledgeable on system architecture for one or more client, mobile, automotive, gaming or server platforms

  • Expertise on power and performance trade-off

  • Understanding of deeply multi-threaded designs and implications for performance

  • Understanding of memory bandwidth and latency implications for performance/power

Outstanding interpersonal skills - cross-group and cross-culture collaboration.

Demonstrated ability to perform in a high paced product development environment.

Capable to manage great level of ambiguity and minimal direction to extract relevant goals while driving to completion.

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 request via 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.

  • Determination of requirements in a range of Competitive Analysis and Measurements capabilities including but not limited to Benchmarking, Performance/Power, Latency/Bandwidth analysis, Thermal operation point related memory bandwidth and computational capacity.
  • Complete SoC and IP performance studies, latency, bandwidth, power and thermal.
  • working with third party IP vendors to evaluate the features and performance and configurability and providing direction for customization.
  • Develop and improve upon measurement techniques and stablish IUP and SoC requirements to simplify and improve on best data acquisition capabilities.
  • Contribute to the selection of IP that meet devices product expectation and experiences.
  • Understands SoC architecture and contribute to decisions based on IP capabilities, functionality, and value.

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