Machine Learning Compiler Optimization Engineer - 148722

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Machine Learning Compiler Optimization Engineer

The Role:

Software development to improve execution of Machine Learning system software for AMD GPU compute platforms. Work as part of a team creating optimized compiler transformations and tuned libraries that take advantage of the latest LLVM and MLIR compiler infrastructure. Become part of the AMD development team and broader open-source community to analyze, develop, test and upstream improvements that make AMD the best platform for machine learning applications.

The Person:

Strong technical and analytical skills in C++ development in a Linux environment. Work as part of a team, while also being able to work independently.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work on compiler technologies to optimize transformation of high-level machine learning operations into tuned ISA code for AMD GPUs.
  • Work closely with library developers to adopt and use these compiler technologies to enable library development.
  • Work closely with open-source maintainers to have your changes adopted
  • Work in a distributed compute setting to optimize for both scale-up (multi-GPU) and scale-out (multi-node) systems
  • Apply your knowledge of software engineering standard methodologies

Preferred Experience:

  • Excellent C/C++ programming and software design skills including debugging, performance analysis and test design
  • Strong background with compiler optimizations or extended experience with LLVM compiler framework.
  • Ability to work independently, define project goals and scope, and lead your own development effort
  • Knowledge of GPU computing and basic understanding of Deep Learning is a plus

Academic Credentials:

Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field


Markham, ON



Requisition Number: 148722 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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