Sr. Software Development Engineer - 125781

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.

Sr. Software Development Engineer


The Role:

As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will be part of a cross-disciplinary team responsible for the user experience of AMD’s graphics products. To this end, you will be charged with researching ground breaking technologies and collaborating with multiple software functional teams to deliver the best possible user experience to our end-users.

The Person:

Our team is looking for a proven C++ developer with proficiency in object-oriented design and development for the Windows environment.

Are you an able communicator and can you work optimally in a collaborative team environment? Are you passionate about software quality, and love to learn about new technologies? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain core technologies for innovative applications on AMD platforms.
  • Promptly triage and resolve quality and performance issues raised by customers and QA.
  • Work closely with product managers and teams from other functional areas to gather and document software requirements.
  • Actively participate in design reviews and code reviews.
  • Collaboration with international teams of software specialists.

Preferred Experience:

  • Proficient experience in C++and OOP design and development.
  • Proven experience developing Windows desktop applications.
  • Solid understanding of Windows internals.
  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Proactive, conscientious, and a standout colleague.

Good to have Skills:

  • Experience with Qt and QML
  • Prior experience with multimedia and audio/video processing and streaming
  • Mobile application development experience
  • Knowledge of DirectX and OpenGL
  • Familiarity with network programming and communication protocols
  • Prior experience developing Windows Store applications.
  • Background in game development

Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical/Computer/Software Engineering or Computer Science


  • Austin, Texas


      • As a U.S. government contractor, AMD is subject to Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective January 4, 2022. Based on the executive order and our commitment to health and safety, AMD U.S.-based employees must either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a documented disability or sincerely held religious belief, or other exceptions permitted by law) exempting them from the requirement, on their start date or by January 4, 2022, whichever is later.  Upon request, AMD will provide additional information regarding how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for accommodation. 

Requisition Number: 125781 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design
Hiring Manager: Le Zhang


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