SW Engineer, Research (83061)

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.

AMD Research seeks a software developer and researcher interested in performance analysis and software optimization. This is your opportunity to build and deploy software for the most advanced HPC, data science, and machine learning platforms in the world.  This role requires training or experience in software development, and the ideal candidate will have an interest in driving innovation in production software environments. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and test system software infrastructure and tools for dynamic measurement of GPU software
  • Drive optimization technology for HPC applications
  • Work with partners and customers on cutting-edge HPC systems



  • B.S. in computer science, computer engineering, or equivalent experience as a software developer
  • Experience with modern software development methods
  • C++ training and experience, preferably in production environments
  • Familiar with at least one other major language or framework (e.g. Python, FORTRAN, TensorFlow)
  • Passion to push the limits of software on cutting-edge platforms


Also, demonstrated evidence of one or more of the following skills is a big plus:

  • System performance analysis
  • HPC software development
  • GPU programming
  • Machine learning


AMD Research has been a key contributor to Frontier and El Capitan, the two fastest computers on the planet when they turn on.  This opportunity will place you at the start of a technical journey that will spread AMD software technologies across the competitive landscape to solve the world’s biggest and hardest computing problems.



Requisition Number: 83061 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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