Lead Linux Kernel Developer - 75856

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

What You’ll Be Doing But Not Limited
•    Work as part of the global Software engineering team to design and maintain Linux open source graphics device driver (AMDGPU) and other software components
•    Resolve problem reports related to GPU device driver including troubleshooting, debugging, & defect correction
•    Specify, design, and implement software features in Linux open source driver stack for AMD GPU and APU product support
•    Coordinate closely with peers at both Asia and North America to ensure timely and effective communication of all assigned work activities.
•    Collaborate with open-source community to deliver the best Linux open source solution to support consumer, workstation and data center (machine learning, virtualization) business needs
•    Work in a distributed computing setting to optimize for both scale-up (multi-GPU) and scale-out (multi-node) systems
•    Apply your knowledge of software engineering best practices
•    Identify bottlenecks and tuning opportunities and work with broader team to optimize software and hardware
•    Develop tools, simulators, scripts as needed to automate process


Preferred skill and experience:
•    MS degree with strong academic background or equivalent experience (higher level degree a plus) in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering
•    Experience in programming in x86 or ARM architecture in both kernel & user modes on Linux
•    Strong programming skills in C or C++
•    Scripting language (Python, Perl, Shell Scripting) knowledge and UNIX/Linux experience is required
•    GPU programming experience in OpenCL, CUDA, HIP, or similar is preferred
•    Experience in Machine-Learning Frameworks (TensorFlow, Caffe2, Theano. pyTorch. etc) is preferred
•    Experience in Low-level programming of hardware devices is preferred
•    Experience with source code management tool, Git is preferred
•    In depth understanding of PC architecture
•    In depth understanding of Linux Operating System architecture
•    Good software debugging logic and hands on knowledge
•    Good verbal and written communication skill
•    Excellent multi-tasking and prioritization skill
•    Good team works, Self-motivated, strong initiative, can work under moderate to minimal supervision


Requisition Number: 75856 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
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