Software Development Engineer

May 22, 2024
Markham, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

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SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER 

 

THE ROLE: 

AMD is looking for a specialized software engineer to join our Linux Open Source Graphics team. The successful candidate will be responsible for Open source GPU driver feature development based on Engineering and Marketing requirements. You will be a member of a core team of incredibly talented industry specialists and will work with the very latest 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.  

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Contribute to the open source software projects which comprise the Linux graphics driver stack (Linux kernel, Mesa, Wayland, etc.)
  • GPU driver bring-up and qualification on new hardware platforms
  • GPU driver performance analysis and optimization
  • Investigation, analysis, and resolution of issues as reported by Customers and QA
  • Stay informed of software and hardware trends and innovations, especially pertaining to algorithms and architecture 
  • Develop technical relationships with peers and partners 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Proficient in C and C++ programming, with the ability to write high quality code and a keen attention to detail
  • Experience with 3D graphics APIs, such as OpenGL and Vulkan, and shaders
  • Excellent debugging and trouble-shooting skills
  • Experience with Linux software development and tooling (bash, gcc, gdb, git)
  • Effective 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.

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER 

 

THE ROLE: 

AMD is looking for a specialized software engineer to join our Linux Open Source Graphics team. The successful candidate will be responsible for Open source GPU driver feature development based on Engineering and Marketing requirements. You will be a member of a core team of incredibly talented industry specialists and will work with the very latest 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.  

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Contribute to the open source software projects which comprise the Linux graphics driver stack (Linux kernel, Mesa, Wayland, etc.)
  • GPU driver bring-up and qualification on new hardware platforms
  • GPU driver performance analysis and optimization
  • Investigation, analysis, and resolution of issues as reported by Customers and QA
  • Stay informed of software and hardware trends and innovations, especially pertaining to algorithms and architecture 
  • Develop technical relationships with peers and partners 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Proficient in C and C++ programming, with the ability to write high quality code and a keen attention to detail
  • Experience with 3D graphics APIs, such as OpenGL and Vulkan, and shaders
  • Excellent debugging and trouble-shooting skills
  • Experience with Linux software development and tooling (bash, gcc, gdb, git)
  • Effective 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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