Graphic Driver Software Engineer

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

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.



      Graphic Driver Software Engineer


The Role

We are the Windows Kernel Mode Driver Solutions Team and we are seeking the industry’s best C/C++ programmers, embedded tinkerers, Windows OS gurus, and PC gaming enthusiasts to help us build the next generation of AMD’s Windows Graphics Driver.

We are growing FAST to deliver an unprecedented roadmap of graphics driver features that enable gamers, professionals, and creators to do more with AMD’s hardware. We focus on kernel mode, but regularly branch out to user mode drivers, application development, and firmware. We are perhaps the most technologically diverse SW team at AMD and have an incredible culture of teamwork, passion, and diversity. Join us and help push pixels to screens around the world!

The Person

If you're a quick learner with an innate desire to solve tough problems, write solid C/C++, have an affinity for operating systems, embedded devices, or PC Gaming, and want the flexibility to work in any layer of the software stack, you’ll be a great fit for our team. Communication and passion are key!

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop differentiating software features in the Windows Kernel Mode Driver using C/C++. Examples include Radeon Super Resolution, ReLive Game DVR, Enhanced Sync, AMD MGPU, Eyefinity, xConnect Detachable Graphics, and more.
  • Debug challenging problems using WinDbg, GPUView, and other tools
  • Bring-up bleeding edge Radeon Graphics gaming and workstation products, like the 6900XT and 5700G
  • Deliver the graphics SW stack for AMD Advantage notebooks
  • Work directly with Microsoft to introduce graphics driver support for the latest Windows operating systems
  • Deliver AMD's Radeon Adrenalin and Enterprise Software, with focus on enhancing stability, performance, power, and security.
  • Interface with other software components, such as user mode drivers, firmware, and the operating system itself


Preferred Experience

  • Proven C++ programmer
  • Understand Object-Oriented design and computer architecture
  • Comfortable with OS internals such as multithreading, virtual memory, interrupts, DMA, etc.
  • Exceptional communicator and collaborator
  • Has some experience with at least a few of the following:
    • Very large code bases
    • Kernel debugging and driver development
    • Game development
    • Embedded programming and/or bring-up
    • Operating systems and computer architecture
    • GPU graphics/compute APIs: Vulkan, Open CL/GL, CUDA, DirectX, etc.
    • Driver development tools: WinDBG, GitHub, GPUView, ADK, Visual Studio, etc.


Academic Credentials

Bachelor in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent degree. Masters degree preferred.



Markham, ON

Vancouver, British Colombia

Calgary, Alberta



Requisition Number: 175342 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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