Software Technical Lead - 148281

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.
 

Software Technical Lead 

THE ROLE:

The ROCm GPU math libraries team develops software for the latest innovations that power the ultimate computing experience provided by our AMD Instinct GPUs. The highly tuned libraries are developed with C++, Python, HIP and GPU assembly programming by dedicated teams supporting latest AI and HPC software and hardware technologies. To grow these libraries with rich features and support customers at scale, the code development must follow great software design principles while striving for simplicity, ease-of-maintenance, and extensibility.

 The successful candidate for this role will be an integral part of our GPU Matrix & Tensor compute libraries team (comprising open-source projects such as Tensile, rocBLAS, rocWMMA) by working on software framework, maintainable code development, code refactoring, performance tuning, debug, maintenance, and release support. Relevant project links here:

https://github.com/ROCmSoftwarePlatform/Tensile/

https://github.com/ROCmSoftwarePlatform/rocWMMA

https://github.com/ROCmSoftwarePlatform/rocBLAS

 

 THE PERSON:

  • Possess excellent software skills in C++ and preferably Python
  • Have proven software design & development experience on Linux/Windows environments
  • Be skilled at performance analysis, profiling, and optimizations
  • Have strong desire and ability to solve problems quickly
  • Be able to schedule, and work on tasks independently, as well as collaboratively
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be flexible and accept new challenges

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, design, implement new software features in libraries to improve key workload performances across several GPU platforms
  • Understand existing codebases and software designs, and make incremental improvements to enhance maintainability working together with primary development team
  • Identify and resolve functional and performance issues working closely with associated development teams and other internal engineering teams
  • Facilitate and accelerate integration of code from large, distributed teams via CI/CD and follow best practices for source control (git)

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

  • Proficient in C/C++ and Python programming employing best software design practices
  • Proven experience working on large software development projects
  • Working knowledge of Linux/Windows environments and common development tools
  • Understanding of PC architecture and server systems
  • Experience in device & system level performance evaluations and debugging
  • Experience in code optimizations for any architectures such as CPU/GPU/FPGA is a plus
  • GPU software development or validation experience involving HIP/CUDA/OpenCL is a big plus
  • Ability to closely interact with architects, developers, testers, and tuning teams to maintain and release production software
  • Great communication and people skills

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

Bachelor or master’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Science.

 LOCATION:

Austin, TX

Santa Clara, CA

Bellevue, WA

 

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Requisition Number: 148281 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering
  

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