Sr. Software Development Engineer

Location: San Jose, California, 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 Vitis Frameworks team develops software components that enable multiple critical tools including various compilers in the Vitis development environment. The team is looking to welcome a talented, self-driven, motivated, hands-on software engineer who can thrive in a fast-paced agile environment and shares our enthusiasm for developing high performance, easy-to-use, scalable and extensible tools using modern software development technologies and practices.

The successful candidate will have opportunities to contribute towards creating software components that go into making state of the art compilers for heterogenous computer architectures like AIEngines, FPGAs and ACAP devices that will be used in Machine Learning and AI (Artificial Intelligence) Applications that demand extremely High Performance.


In addition to Longmont, CO we are open to hiring for this position in San Jose, CA and Austin, TX.


  1. BS in CS, ECE, EE or related fields and  5+ years relevant experience 
  2. MS in CS, ECE, EE or related fields and  3+ years relevant experience 

Skills and Mindsets

  1. Proficiency in C/C++, Python programming and experience using multiple languages and programming paradigms
  2. A mindset for developing high quality software stacks with well defined pluggable components using modern build systems and unit testing frameworks 
  3. Experience with LLVM and code compilers is a huge plus
  4. Background in working with TensorRT, PyTorch, TensorFlow or other ML frameworks is a plus
  5. Enthusiasm for learning about ML Compiler tools 
  6. A mindset of continuous learning and development 
  7. Excellent team player with ability to work with teams and individuals spread across geographies


COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS STATEMENT: $90,930.00-168,870.00 commensurate with experience and specific skill sets. Benefits offered are described



Requisition Number: 164203 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Design  

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