Director, Machine Learning Software Development - 78082

Location: Markham, Ontario, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.



Director, Machine Learning Software Development 


AMD’s Machine Learning Software Engineering team seeks a strong, collaborative leader with sharp technical skills to lead a highly educated and motivated team from the front in a hands-on manner. The candidate needs to have a demonstrated track record of innovative development and leadership. The ability to interact with partner companies and organizations is essential. You will be responsible for the oversight of AMD’s GPU Compute Language Runtimes including HIP, OpenMP, and OpenCL. You will interact closely with key AMD technical experts to gain experience and ensure the best possible runtimes are provided for AMD platforms.



You are passionate about driving AMD’s ROCm GPU Compute Language Runtime strategy and demonstrating their value to product teams and HPC/Machine Learning customers. You continuously coordinate across organizations, bringing together developers, customers, engineers, and program managers to provide high quality compute runtimes.   



  • Drive the delivery of world-class GPU Compute Language Runtimes to external customers and to AMD business groups
  • Mentor the career development of top-tier research staff
  • Oversee the creation and tracking of ROCm Language Runtime features and functionality
  • Collaborate with across organizations
  • Drive the product roadmaps to produce results and hit schedules.
  • Collaborate with research, engineering, business, and other AMD teams to develop novel runtime technologies for data center systems and large-scale applications
  • Champion an innovation culture that creates results and impacts product roadmaps



  • Demonstrated track record of high performing team to generate successful products
  • Ability to network, build relationships, and collaborate to drive effective decision-making across multiple functions and levels within AMD
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize, and juggle multiple work streams to tight deadlines
  • Both written and verbal communication - ability to clearly and concisely summarize program and problem status to provide AMD's executive team with actionable insight against product objectives Excellent writing and presentation skills are required
  • Technical expertise in one or more of the following categories
    • Software
    • Systems
    • Cloud
    • Big Compute
    • Scientific computing
    • AI/ML



  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering desired



Markham, Ontario; Santa Clara, CA



Requisition Number: 78082 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Software Engineering


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