Multimedia Software Engineer

Apr 19, 2024
Markham, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

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Multimedia Software Engineer

 

The Role:

The Multimedia Drivers team is responsible for demonstrating AMD’s hardware capabilities to enable the development of compelling, responsive, high quality multimedia applications that don’t drain your system’s battery life. As heterogeneous compute continues to grow within the industry, Multimedia is a key component in the development of cutting-edge technology to enable the best possible visual experience.

 

The Person:

As a Software Development Engineer on our team, your key responsibility will be to design, development, validation and maintenance of Microsoft Windows and/or Linux Device Drivers, APIs, SDKs and Apps for current and future generations of AMD Graphics Processing Units (GPU) and Accelerated Processing Units (APU), with focus on Multimedia functional areas.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement device driver for new AMD GPU/APU products
  • Craft and build Multimedia functionality to support new HW, SW or OS specifications
  • Reproduce, debug and resolve graphics driver issues with specific hardware and software contexts
  • Craft and develop test applications and quality assurance programs

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong C/C++ programming skills
  • Working experience with Microsoft Visual Studio, Object Oriented Programming knowledge and skills
  • Trouble-shooting, ability to triage and root cause issue

 

Assets:

  • Experience with x86 CPU architecture and System-On-Chip bring-up
  • Kernel Mode Debugging skills, experience with WinDbg, SoftICE, etc.
  • Multimedia (video codecs, color formats, video processing algorithms) experience
  • Familiarity with Perforce, Git, Remedy, Jira

 

Academic Credentials:

  • University Degree or Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering

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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.

Multimedia Software Engineer

 

The Role:

The Multimedia Drivers team is responsible for demonstrating AMD’s hardware capabilities to enable the development of compelling, responsive, high quality multimedia applications that don’t drain your system’s battery life. As heterogeneous compute continues to grow within the industry, Multimedia is a key component in the development of cutting-edge technology to enable the best possible visual experience.

 

The Person:

As a Software Development Engineer on our team, your key responsibility will be to design, development, validation and maintenance of Microsoft Windows and/or Linux Device Drivers, APIs, SDKs and Apps for current and future generations of AMD Graphics Processing Units (GPU) and Accelerated Processing Units (APU), with focus on Multimedia functional areas.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement device driver for new AMD GPU/APU products
  • Craft and build Multimedia functionality to support new HW, SW or OS specifications
  • Reproduce, debug and resolve graphics driver issues with specific hardware and software contexts
  • Craft and develop test applications and quality assurance programs

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong C/C++ programming skills
  • Working experience with Microsoft Visual Studio, Object Oriented Programming knowledge and skills
  • Trouble-shooting, ability to triage and root cause issue

 

Assets:

  • Experience with x86 CPU architecture and System-On-Chip bring-up
  • Kernel Mode Debugging skills, experience with WinDbg, SoftICE, etc.
  • Multimedia (video codecs, color formats, video processing algorithms) experience
  • Familiarity with Perforce, Git, Remedy, Jira

 

Academic Credentials:

  • University Degree or Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering

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