Senior Software Development Engineer

Location: Boxborough, Massachusetts, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Sr. Software Development Engineer - New Graduates

THE ROLE:

The AMD Mac 3D driver group is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join a successful team delivering Metal driver support for existing AMD products.

 

THE PERSON:

Candidates should expect to collaborate closely with other team members and with Apple engineers to maintain and debug drivers for currently shipping AMD graphics accelerators, implement support for new API extensions, implement performance optimizations, write test apps to validate API support, interact with game and application developers, and interact with OEM customers.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Enhancing and maintaining sophisticated production-level Metal compilers
  • Collaborating closely with various engineering teams to implement features and debug issues within the GPU-specific compiler
  • Designing, prototyping, and evaluating new technologies and features
  • Profiling and analysis to identify and resolve performance issues

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Excellent programming skills with demonstrated experience in both C and C++.
  • Excellent software design, problem solving, and debugging skills
  • Experience in compiler development
  • Strong technical communication and teamwork skills
  • 7 or more years demonstrated software engineering experience (or advanced education equivalent) with 3 or more years in a senior software engineering role
  • Experience with complex software systems and architectures
  • Experience delivering production quality software engineering solutions on schedule
  • Experience writing clean, well tested, maintainable code in a large organization
  • Experience developing Mac OS X kernel or driver components
  • Experience with Mac OS X or Linux/Unix software development and debugging
  • Experience with 3D graphics, game programming, scientific visualization, ray tracing
  • Knowledge of GPU and CPU architectures
  • Strong understanding of code optimization using the GPU, memory management, concurrency and multi-threading.
  • Experience with parallel and asynchronous processing
  • Experience with software performance analysis, optimization and low-level programming
  • Working knowledge of AMD Radeon graphics hardware programming

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • Bachelors or Master’s in computer science or related field required.

 

LOCATION:

Boxborough, MA

 

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Requisition Number: 141408 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Design
  

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