3D Driver Development Engineer - 79588

Location: Boxborough, Massachusetts, 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.

The Role:

We are looking for strong developers with Windows or Linux/Android device driver experience to join our core 3D graphics driver team in Boxborough, MA. This team is responsible for delivering drivers for multiple 3D graphics APIs (Direct3D, Vulkan) on multiple OSes (Windows, Linux, Android) for the Radeon family of GPUs. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to join a mission-critical team making the latest games run great on AMD hardware across all platforms.

The Person:

We are searching for a motivated individual with excellent problem-solving skills who appreciates a team environment, thrives on solving challenging problems, values open communication and strong commitment to code quality. A good fit for our team is a person who can collaborate with hardware architects, OS architects, OEM customers, game developers and the open-source community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop drivers for existing and upcoming Radeon GPUs.
  • Debug challenging low-level driver, hardware and OS issues.
  • Optimize performance of important 3D graphics content, especially AAA PC games.

Preferred Experience:

  • Excellent programming skills, especially low-level C/C++
  • Strong problem solving and performance analysis skills
  • General familiarity with 3D graphics, PC architecture, HW/SW interface
  • Expertise with build system and development tools including make, cmake, git
  • In-depth knowledge of software development practices including debug, test, documentation
  • Strong communication skills are critical
  • Hands-on Direct3D or Vulkan experience
  • Hands-on Windows or Linux/Android driver development experience
  • General familiarity with x86 assembler language and x86/x64 CPU instructions

Academic Credentials:

Master’s degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent experience


Boxborough, MA




Requisition Number: 79588 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Design


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