Senior Compiler Engineer

Location: Bellevue, Washington, 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 push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at this opportunity to join our team.


As a key member of our small, nimble compiler team you will use your expert software engineering skills to develop and improve Visual Studio compiler with a special focus on AMD processors. When you join our passionate and engaged team, you will notice right away we are committed to success. In this role, you will be responsible for analyzing the performance of code produced by the C/C++compiler on AMD products and modifying the compiler to improve the quality of the generated code. It's all about creating the world's best compiler for AMD's hardware.



Your leadership skills and technical abilities will directly impact AMD’s success with tier-one partners. This is an opportunity to develop autonomy and flexibility through working collaboratively with engineers inside and outside of AMD by advancing technical program goals and drawing on programing expertise, communication skills, and problem solving savvy.



  • Analyze and improve the performance of code to advance the quality across a wide range of high-performance products
  • Independently craft and develop complex optimization passes, and code generation on x64 AMD processors
  • Conduct Performance Analysis of the compiler
  • Influence both tactical and strategic directions of Visual Studio technically as the compiler champion at the customer site
  • Act as the customer champion internally 



  • Hands-on experience in complex compiler code generation and optimization in at least one major general-purpose compiler for C++ for x86 or any ISA platform
  • Ability to develop a close working relationship with customers and other performance/compiler teams



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred



  • Bellevue, WA / Redmond, WA preferred



Requisition Number: 101842 
Country: United States State: Washington City: Bellevue 
Job Function: Design


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