Compiler Engineer

Location: Bangalore, IN

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.

 

Compiler Engineer

 

Job Description:  The Compiler Engineer is responsible for development and enhancement of high-performance production level C/C++/Fortran compilers. Compiler Engineers are expected to independently design and develop complex optimization passes. Compiler Engineers must work closely with performance analysts, Compiler QA and the Compiler support organization. As needed, Compiler Engineers also work on Performance Analysis of the compiler and produce analysis reports.

 

Job Duties:  Following are the responsibilities of the Compiler Engineer

  • Own or co-own major compiler passes (mostly backend optimization passes)
  • Independently work on complex optimization passes
  • Propose design, defend and implement complex optimization passes
  • Review code changes and design proposals from team members
  • Should be a key contributor and be able to influence both tactical and strategic directions.
  • Should be a technical evangelist and be able to work with/influence the customers, as and when needed.
  • Mentor and grow technical talent in the organization
  • Contribute to the technical content of the compiler documentation/manuals.
  • Generate a formal Performance Analysis report on performance issues, analysis and quantified improvement in performance.
  • Develop a close working relationship with Compiler QA, Compiler Support and other performance/compiler teams.

 

Qualifications / Experience:

  • BS and 10+ years, MS and 8+ years or PhD and 4+ years in compiler development
  • Hands-on experience in complex compiler code generation and optimization in at least one major general purpose compiler for C/C++/Fortran a must
  • Excellent working experience with one or more commercial or open source compilers (eg: Open64, LLVM etc)
  • Excellent knowledge of micro-architectural features of modern microprocessors (eg; x86 , ARM)
  • Excellent programming/debugging skills at the Assembly level.
  • Very solid practical C/C++/Fortran experience.
  • Prior experience with performance analysis of programs, tuning and experience with analysis tools like profilers
  • Prior experience with ARM and/or x86 target code generation a plus.
  • Good interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills
  • Experience with parallel programming domain (OpenMP, MPI, auto-parallelization etc) is a plus
  • Experience in parallel computing domain like (multi-core, GPGPU, SIMD, MIMD etc) is a plus
  • Experience with GCC/LLVM internal is a plus

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Requisition Number: 71649 
Country: India State: Karnataka City: Bangalore 
Job Function: Software Engineering 

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