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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Milton Keynes


Field Applications Engineer - 68314
Location: Milton Keynes, GB

What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.
Solutions Architects help AMD drive a new era of computing into the datacenter by engaging with key end users and independent software partners to demonstrate how AMD technology differentiators address the needs of their business in real world usage scenarios. The Solutions Architect is responsible for providing technical support for AMD Business Development Executives (BDE) and commercial end user accounts within their defined region or vertical market. This candidate will be accountable to the commercial sales team and the field engineering director for all aspects of technical engagements required to support sales and account objectives in the region. As part of a team of solution architects the ideal candidate will also occasionally provide training to teammates and assist them with their own unique challenges.
This position places a special emphasis on performance optimization and benchmarking of end user workloads. The successful Solutions Architect will have a broad technical understanding of server hardware, operating systems (Windows Server and Linux), compilers, and application software, and application performance at the node, rack and datacenter level.
The Solution Architect at AMD will:
Provide technical assistance to sales in the design and integration of customer applications using AMD based datacenter solutions
Partner with sales in determining possible applications of AMD based products and solutions to meet customer requirements
Partner with other AMD and vendor subject matter experts to build specific customer solutions
Analyze vendor product solutions and evaluate product performance based on customer needs
Install and test solutions in-house, as required, to ensure successful deployments and evaluations
Lead technical design sessions; architect and document technical solutions that are aligned with end-user objectives
Provide hands-on, expert-level technical assistance to end-users
Articulate AMD based technology offerings across multiple market verticals
Conduct technical presentations for customers, partners and prospects
Design and manage the execution of evaluation plans to ensure a quality solution is delivered
Be a credible subject matter expert to end users on direct and indirect product capabilities
Capture a solid understanding of the competitive landscape and clearly articulate the technical differentiation and value proposition associated with AMD versus its competitors
Other related duties as assigned
This opening is for a Solutions Architect to provide support for strategic customers in greater Europe in the following areas:
Cloud service provider
Financial services industry
High performance computing
Large enterprise
Media and entertainment
Telco service provider
This position requires an individual with excellent organizational and communication skills (written, verbal and presentation skills) with a good balance of hardware, system architecture and software expertise. The successful candidate must demonstrate both the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. They must also demonstrate good time management skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities. Strong internal (sales, marketing, engineering) and external (customer) relationships are required and the candidate must demonstrate a history of success in developing and maintaining technical relationships.
Must be a team player with excellent collaborative skills and superior written and oral communication skills
Must demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to manage complex problems involving multi-disciplined,

About the company

Our history is marked by a commitment to innovation that's truly useful to our customers — putting the real needs of people ahead of technical one-upmanship.
“Technology for technology's sake” is not the way we do business at AMD. AMD founder Jerry Sanders has always maintained, “customers should come first, at every stage of a company's activities.”
We believe that our more than four-decade company history bears that out.

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