Software Developer - GPU Libraries - 106101

Location: Calgary, Alberta, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Software Developer - GPU Libraries

The Role:

Do you want to develop communication libraries to enable high performance computing and machine learning workloads at Exascale? AMD is searching for talented and motivated mathematicians, scientists and engineers to develop GPU libraries as part of the AMD Radeon Open Ecosystem (ROCm).

The Person:

You are accustomed to working in a dynamic, geographically distributed agile team, where partnership and collaboration are paramount. You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to express your work in a clear, cohesive fashion. You are results-oriented and accustomed to tight deadlines and changing priorities. Most importantly, you are constantly thinking of ways to improve performance of software and hardware.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support AMD’s RCCL, an open-source, GPU-accelerated communication collective middleware and related technologies
  • Design, implement, and test algorithms for multi-GPU and multi-node communication libraries.
  • Benchmark, profile and optimize code to maximize throughput on single-GPU, multi-GPU and clustered systems
  • Deliver high-quality code and documentation following best practices for open-source software development
  • Work with key technical experts across AMD and with our partners and customers to improve ROCm applications, libraries, and tools

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong background developing applications and libraries in C, C++, and Python
  • GPU software development using HIP, CUDA, or OpenCL
  • Experience with communication middleware
  • Experience with data transfer technologies, such as RDMA, Infiniband, and libfabric
  • Understanding of CPU and GPU architectures and low-level optimization techniques including assembly programming and/or vectorization
  • Parallel programming experience using OpenMP, MPI
  • In-depth knowledge of best-practices in software development, including testing, profiling, debugging, documentation, version control, issue tracking, and planning
  • Contributions to open-source libraries and applications

Academic Credentials:

  • B.Sc. or B.Eng. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Advanced degrees, such as M.Sc., M.Eng., Ph.D. are preferred.


Calgary, Canada




Requisition Number: 106101 
Country: Canada Province: Alberta City: Calgary 
Job Function:Design


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