Software Development Engineer

May 15, 2024
Boston, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

 

We are looking for strong developers with Windows or Linux/Android device driver experience to join our core 3D graphics driver team in Boxborough, MA.  This team is responsible for delivering drivers for multiple 3D graphics APIs (Direct3D, Vulkan) on multiple OSes (Windows, Linux, Android) for the Radeon family of GPUs. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to join a mission-critical team making the latest games run great on AMD hardware across all platforms. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Develop drivers for existing and upcoming Radeon GPUs. 
  • Debug challenging low level driver, hardware and OS issues. 
  • Optimize performance of important 3D graphics content, especially AAA PC games. 
  • Participate in a team culture that values open communication and strong commitment to code quality. 
  • Collaborate with hardware architects, OS architects, OEM customers, game developers and the opensource community. 

 

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCES: 

  • Excellent programming skills, especially low-level C/C++ 
  • General familiarity with 3D Graphics 
  • General familiarity with PC architecture 
  • Strong communication skills 

 

DESIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCES: 

  • Hands-on Direct3D or Vulkan experience  
  • General familiarity with x86 assembler language and x86/x64 CPU instructions 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical discipline 



At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

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.

At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

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.

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

 

We are looking for strong developers with Windows or Linux/Android device driver experience to join our core 3D graphics driver team in Boxborough, MA.  This team is responsible for delivering drivers for multiple 3D graphics APIs (Direct3D, Vulkan) on multiple OSes (Windows, Linux, Android) for the Radeon family of GPUs. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to join a mission-critical team making the latest games run great on AMD hardware across all platforms. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Develop drivers for existing and upcoming Radeon GPUs. 
  • Debug challenging low level driver, hardware and OS issues. 
  • Optimize performance of important 3D graphics content, especially AAA PC games. 
  • Participate in a team culture that values open communication and strong commitment to code quality. 
  • Collaborate with hardware architects, OS architects, OEM customers, game developers and the opensource community. 

 

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCES: 

  • Excellent programming skills, especially low-level C/C++ 
  • General familiarity with 3D Graphics 
  • General familiarity with PC architecture 
  • Strong communication skills 

 

DESIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCES: 

  • Hands-on Direct3D or Vulkan experience  
  • General familiarity with x86 assembler language and x86/x64 CPU instructions 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical discipline 
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