Manager Software Development - GPU Shader Compiler Team

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.


We are hiring an engineering leader.  The role is for a Manager in the Software Engineering GPU Shader Compiler performance team, to be responsible for managing a team of developers in optimizing and testing the compiler on a range of GPU ASICs.




As the Manager, Software Engineering – GPU Shader Compiler Performance team, you will be responsible for managing a team of developers focused on performance tuning of the GPU compiler on a range of GPU ASICs. As the successful candidate, you will have an established background in managing supervising, or leading a software engineering team, preferably working on compilers and/or 3D graphics in a fast-paced environment. 



  • Manage an engineering team including mentoring, goal setting and conducting annual performance reviews
  • Work closely with your team to develop enhancements to the compiler software performance, tracking and fixing bugs, and testing drivers to be aligned with key deliverables
  • Provide technical guidance to engineers
  • Understand and present technical status updates to upper managers, peers, and engineer teams
  • Have technical insight to guide priorities and translate the asks into right actions



  • 5-10 years’ experience as a software developer, including experience as a manager in compilers or 3D graphics or CPU/GPU development
  • Undergraduate degree in technical discipline
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Demonstrated track record of project delivery
  • Knowledge of software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations




  • BS degree; MS or PhD desired



Boxborough, MA 





Requisition Number: 149829 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Design

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