Graduate Software Development Engineer (Networking Onload)

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, GB

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.

AMD are looking for talented software development engineer.


The technology involves working with low level software, kernel and operating system design, hardware design, an understanding of system architecture and performance optimization. To be successful you will have the ability to quickly understand a complex hardware and software architecture. Ideally you will have experience of software at the hardware / software interface involving networking and storage, programming in C, on both Linux kernel components and applications software.

The role may include working in opensource communities and working directly with customers, that include some of the world’s leading technology companies. The role requires working across the global teams within AMD. We offer flexible pathways for career development.



•    Design and develop complex system level software involving networking, storage, hardware, operating system, kernel, drivers and applications
•    Contribute to test, quality, performance benchmarking and optimization initiatives
•    Work on Xilinx customer engagements, with hardware vendors and also with Linux community projects
•    Be an active participant in team processes, continuous improvement and architecture reviews


The Software Engineer should have the following qualifications:

•    PhD/MSc/BSc in Computer Science or a numerical subject (e.g. maths, physics)
•    Competent at software development in C
•    Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the potential to debug complex functional and performance issues
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Excellent teamwork skills in both co-located and distributed teams
•    Desired knowledge of Linux kernel and device drivers
•    Desired knowledge of python and ansible
•    Desired knowledge of hardware / software interface and FPGA technology
•    Desired knowledge of operating system architecture and virtualisation technologies
•    Desired knowledge of software-defined networking and software-defined storage
•    Desired knowledge of concurrency, application optimization and tuning


Country: United Kingdom Province: Cambridgeshire City: Cambridge 
Job Function: Design  

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