Software Development Engineer 2 - 142403

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.

Linux Software System Engineer


The Role:

Successful candidates will be working across an international software organization to enable systems used in machine learning, compute, and related components including developing and supporting Linux drivers, tools, libraries, and documentation applied to a full system architecture. You will be primarily focused on developing, implementing, and improving software critical for AMD data center products.


The Person:

We are looking for a passionate, creative, teammate, and result oriented engineer who is passionate about groundbreaking technology and willing to work in a fast-paced groundbreaking technology environment. A degree in computer engineering, software engineering, or electrical engineering who is interested developing, enhancing, and supporting Linux software desired. Willing to solve sophisticated problems is a must.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-quality, well-tested, secure, and maintainable code
  • Developing for continuous integration and automated deployments
  • Provide ongoing maintenance and support of internal/external related drivers, libraries, tools, and documentation
  • Create tools for automating building, testing, deployment, monitoring on Linux
  • Debug and troubleshoot system-level issues and features
  • Prototype innovative ideas and designs
  • Proactively drive continuous improvement in all areas of activity


Preferred Experience:

  • Excellent knowledge of C, C++ and Python language
  • Familiarization with continuous integration systems such as Jenkins
  • Knowledge and use of Git or similar version control repositories
  • Experience working in the semiconductor industry
  • Linux kernel development experience, either core kernel development or device driver development.
  • Familiarity with Linux GPU kernel driver development
  • Expert in developing and debugging system hardware and software or firmware for embedded systems
  • Understanding of computer organization/architecture, Machine Learning, HPC
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion


Academic Credentials:

BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent



Austin, TX

Requisition Number: 142403 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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