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Sr. Software Development Engineer

Company: Advanced Micro Devices , Inc.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:


We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences - the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world's most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. This is who we are at our best. One Company. One Team.

AMD together we advance_

AMD, Inc., is hiring Sr. Software Development Engineers to research, design, develop, optimize, and/or test operating systems-level software, 3D graphic software, compilers, and/or network distribution software for semiconductor operations, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis. Design, develop, optimize and debug software programs for enhancements and new products. Develop software and tools in support of design, optimization, infrastructure and technology platforms, including operating systems, 3D graphics content/runtime/drivers, and compilers, utilities, databases, cloud-based and Internet related tools. Determine hardware compatibility and/or influence hardware design. Work in an area of specialization to develop systems-level software, working on problems of complex scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Under limited supervision, exercise judgment within defined company procedures and practices to select methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Utilize knowledge of computers and electronics, including processors, chips, electronic equipment, computer hardware and software, applications, and programming, as well as knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. Apply knowledge of engineering principles, best practices, and technologies to the design, development, optimization, and testing of various systems and products.

Multiple openings. Qualified applicants click "APPLY NOW" button to apply online.

Travel required: Requires up to 10% domestic and international travel.

Qualifications: Degree required
Master's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Interactive Entertainment, or a related field.

Qualifications: Amount and type of experience required: 2 years of experience in the job offered or closely related engineering role.

Specific skills required: The following skills are required:
Must have experience in the following:

  • Programming using C or C++, including using data structure and efficient algorithms, bit manipulation, pointers, arrays, and virtual functions;
  • GPU architecture, advanced algorithms, computer architecture, or multi-threading;
  • 3D Graphics Development such as Direct3D, Vulkan, or OpenGL;
  • HLSL or GLSL; and
  • Product development cycles.
    Experience may be gained through graduate-level coursework, research, or internship experience.


    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.

Keywords: Advanced Micro Devices , Inc., Santa Clara , Sr. Software Development Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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