Linux Software Development Eng. (Build and Packaging)

May 23, 2024
Markham, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

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LINUX SOFTWARE ENGINEER (BUILD AND PACKAGING)

 

THE ROLE: 

AMD is looking for a specialized software engineer to join our Linux Build, Packaging and Install team. The successful candidate will be responsible for support, enhancement, improving efficiency and feature development of the AMD Unified Linux Driver build and packaging ecosystem, along with development and support of AMD Linux Driver Stack for major Linux distributions (in collaboration with open source community and distribution vendors). You will be a member of the core team of incredibly talented and highly motivated industry specialists and will work with the very latest graphics and compute hardware and software technology.

 

THE PERSON: 

The ideal candidate should be passionate about software engineering and possess leadership skills to drive sophisticated issues to resolution. Able to communicate effectively and work optimally with different teams across AMD as well as with open source community and distribution partners.  Successful candidates will utilize their knowledge of Linux application development, Linux systems administration and packaging for Linux distributions to become key contributors to the ongoing development of AMD GPU drivers for current and future hardware. Ideal candidates are passionate about Linux and open source, are self-motivated, have exceptional problem-solving skills, will thrive in a fast-paced environment, and have a proven ability to collaborate within and across diverse teams. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Active participation in developing packaging solutions of the AMD Linux Driver Stack for major Linux distributions
  • Communication with open source community and distribution partners
  • Active involvement into collaborative design and implementation of solutions based on open source and industry standards
  • Participation in maintaining the build, packaging, installation and publishing ecosystem of the AMD Unified Linux Driver
  • Investigation, triaging, analysis and resolution of issues as reported by customers and QA
  • Designing and implementing solutions improving quality and efficiency of the build and packaging infrastructure
  • Staying informed on trends and innovations in Linux kernel, Linux distributions and open source ecosystems
  • Debugging/fixing existing issues and research alternative, more efficient ways to accomplish the same work
  • Developing technical relationships with peers and partners

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Familiarity with C and C++ programming using Linux toolchains
  • Ability to write high quality code and keep attention to details
  • Experience with software development and life time processes
  • Experience with Linux software development and tooling (bash, gcc, make, cmake, autotools, etc.), with Linux system administration and networking skills being a strong plus
  • Experience with multiple Linux distributions and use of multiple package managers (rpm, dpkg, apt, yum, dnf, zypper, etc.)
  • Experience with source code control systems, with knowledge of git and gerrit being a strong plus
  • Familiarity with Linux bare-metal hypervisors such as KVM
  • Familiarity with CI/CD and container technologies
  • Knowledge of working with open source community as it relates to packaging according to distribution requirements
  • Excellent analytical, debugging and trouble-shooting skills
  • Effective organizational, communication and problem-solving skills

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent 

 

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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.

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.

LINUX SOFTWARE ENGINEER (BUILD AND PACKAGING)

 

THE ROLE: 

AMD is looking for a specialized software engineer to join our Linux Build, Packaging and Install team. The successful candidate will be responsible for support, enhancement, improving efficiency and feature development of the AMD Unified Linux Driver build and packaging ecosystem, along with development and support of AMD Linux Driver Stack for major Linux distributions (in collaboration with open source community and distribution vendors). You will be a member of the core team of incredibly talented and highly motivated industry specialists and will work with the very latest graphics and compute hardware and software technology.

 

THE PERSON: 

The ideal candidate should be passionate about software engineering and possess leadership skills to drive sophisticated issues to resolution. Able to communicate effectively and work optimally with different teams across AMD as well as with open source community and distribution partners.  Successful candidates will utilize their knowledge of Linux application development, Linux systems administration and packaging for Linux distributions to become key contributors to the ongoing development of AMD GPU drivers for current and future hardware. Ideal candidates are passionate about Linux and open source, are self-motivated, have exceptional problem-solving skills, will thrive in a fast-paced environment, and have a proven ability to collaborate within and across diverse teams. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Active participation in developing packaging solutions of the AMD Linux Driver Stack for major Linux distributions
  • Communication with open source community and distribution partners
  • Active involvement into collaborative design and implementation of solutions based on open source and industry standards
  • Participation in maintaining the build, packaging, installation and publishing ecosystem of the AMD Unified Linux Driver
  • Investigation, triaging, analysis and resolution of issues as reported by customers and QA
  • Designing and implementing solutions improving quality and efficiency of the build and packaging infrastructure
  • Staying informed on trends and innovations in Linux kernel, Linux distributions and open source ecosystems
  • Debugging/fixing existing issues and research alternative, more efficient ways to accomplish the same work
  • Developing technical relationships with peers and partners

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Familiarity with C and C++ programming using Linux toolchains
  • Ability to write high quality code and keep attention to details
  • Experience with software development and life time processes
  • Experience with Linux software development and tooling (bash, gcc, make, cmake, autotools, etc.), with Linux system administration and networking skills being a strong plus
  • Experience with multiple Linux distributions and use of multiple package managers (rpm, dpkg, apt, yum, dnf, zypper, etc.)
  • Experience with source code control systems, with knowledge of git and gerrit being a strong plus
  • Familiarity with Linux bare-metal hypervisors such as KVM
  • Familiarity with CI/CD and container technologies
  • Knowledge of working with open source community as it relates to packaging according to distribution requirements
  • Excellent analytical, debugging and trouble-shooting skills
  • Effective organizational, communication and problem-solving skills

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent 

 

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