Linux Build Engineer- 102421

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.



Linux Build Engineer

The Role:

Our team works on open-source GPU drivers for Linux. We are leading contributors to the Radeon Mesa graphics and multimedia drivers included in popular Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, Arch, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, and Debian. Our software is used in exciting products such as the Tesla Model S and the Steam Deck.

The Person:

We are looking for experienced software engineers to enhance build, packaging, and install. Successful candidates will utilize their knowledge of Linux application development or Linux systems administration to become key contributors to the ongoing development of AMD GPU drivers for current and future hardware. Ideal candidates are passionate about Linux and open source, are self-motivated, have exceptional problem-solving skills, will thrive in a fast-paced environment, and have a proven ability to collaborate within and across diverse teams

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enhancements to build, packaging and installation of kernel and user mode driver components.
  • Investigation, analysis, and resolution of issues as reported by customers and QA.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with multiple Linux distributions and use of multiple package managers (rpm, dpkg, apt, yum, dnf, zypper, etc.).
  • Experience with Linux application development in C/C++ and associated build tools (GCC, make, autotools, cmake, git, etc.).
  • Strong shell scripting and Linux systems administration skills.
  • Broad technical knowledge of Linux operating systems.
  • Familiarity with open source and Linux community development practices and collaboration.
  • Excellent analytical, debugging, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree with confirmed experience.


Markham, CA




Requisition Number: 102421 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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