Linux Software Engineer (Multimedia)

Feb 18, 2024
Markham, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

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Linux Software Engineer (Multimedia)

 

The Role:

Our team works on open-source GPU drivers for Linux. We are leading contributors to the Radeon Mesa graphics and multimedia drivers included in popular Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, Arch, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, and Debian. Our software is used in exciting products such as the Tesla Model S and the Steam Deck.

 

The Person:

We are looking for expert software engineers to develop, maintain, and support multimedia drivers in support of a wide range of applications. Successful candidates will apply their knowledge of Linux device driver development or Linux application development 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 outstanding problem-solving skills, will thrive in a fast-paced environment, and have a proven track record to collaborate within and across diverse teams.

 

Key Responsibilities:

·    Contribute improvements to the Linux kernel and Mesa multimedia drivers for AMD graphics products.

·    Contribute to software projects of significant technical importance.

·    Tackle sophisticated non-recurring problems leading to development and implementation.

·    Debug, analyze and resolve quality and certification issues as reported by Customers and QA.

·    Collaborate closely with developers in the open source development community.

 

Preferred Experience:

·    Familiarity with graphics or multimedia GPU application development using APIs such as VAAPI, OpenGL and Vulkan.

·    Familiarity with Linux GPU driver development (kernel and user-mode), ideally on AMD hardware.

·    Familiarity with video codecs, formats, rate control, video image quality.

·    Experience with Linux application development in C and C++.

·    Broad technical knowledge of Linux operating systems.

·    Familiarity with open source and Linux community development practices and collaboration.

·    Excellent analytical, debugging, and troubleshooting skills.

·    Strong organizational and communication skills.

·    Knowledge of software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

 

Academic Credentials:

·     Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.

Location:

Markham, ON, Canada

 

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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 (Multimedia)

 

The Role:

Our team works on open-source GPU drivers for Linux. We are leading contributors to the Radeon Mesa graphics and multimedia drivers included in popular Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, Arch, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, and Debian. Our software is used in exciting products such as the Tesla Model S and the Steam Deck.

 

The Person:

We are looking for expert software engineers to develop, maintain, and support multimedia drivers in support of a wide range of applications. Successful candidates will apply their knowledge of Linux device driver development or Linux application development 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 outstanding problem-solving skills, will thrive in a fast-paced environment, and have a proven track record to collaborate within and across diverse teams.

 

Key Responsibilities:

·    Contribute improvements to the Linux kernel and Mesa multimedia drivers for AMD graphics products.

·    Contribute to software projects of significant technical importance.

·    Tackle sophisticated non-recurring problems leading to development and implementation.

·    Debug, analyze and resolve quality and certification issues as reported by Customers and QA.

·    Collaborate closely with developers in the open source development community.

 

Preferred Experience:

·    Familiarity with graphics or multimedia GPU application development using APIs such as VAAPI, OpenGL and Vulkan.

·    Familiarity with Linux GPU driver development (kernel and user-mode), ideally on AMD hardware.

·    Familiarity with video codecs, formats, rate control, video image quality.

·    Experience with Linux application development in C and C++.

·    Broad technical knowledge of Linux operating systems.

·    Familiarity with open source and Linux community development practices and collaboration.

·    Excellent analytical, debugging, and troubleshooting skills.

·    Strong organizational and communication skills.

·    Knowledge of software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

 

Academic Credentials:

·     Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.

Location:

Markham, ON, Canada

 

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