Software Development Eng - Computer Graphics - 86901

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.



Software Development Engineer - Computer Graphics



The successful candidate will be involved in research, implementation and optimization of new and existing techniques involving computer graphics, multimedia and network streaming that push the limits of AMD’s GPUs and CPUs. Develop production-level code, technical demos to showcase the results and technical documentation.



You are accustomed to working as a member of a geographically distributed team, where teamwork and collaboration are paramount.  You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to document your work in a clear, cohesive fashion. You are results-oriented and accustomed to tight deadlines.



  • Research and Develop new techniques that push the limits of AMD’s hardware
  • Design, document and develop core technologies for GPU-accelerated features and libraries on AMD platforms, including processing for video, audio, virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D rendering, and machine learning
  • Design, develop and integrate various SDKs for video and audio encoding, streaming
  • Bring-up and validation of functionality of new hardware platforms
  • Design and development of test applications to validate hardware and software functionality and quality assurance programs
  • Work with the Open Source community



  • Solid knowledge of C++ and Java, OOD
  • Solid understanding of real time computer graphics (DirectX, Vulkan, OpenGL), GPU architecture and strong 3D math skills
  • Experience in a multimedia or game programming
  • Understanding of video and audio codecs
  • Strong debugging skills
  • Windows, Linux, Android, iOS development experience



  • Experience in IP networking
  • Experience with DirectX 12 or Vulkan graphics APIs.



  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Electric/Computer Engineering with demonstrated experience in software development





Requisition Number: 86901
Country: Canada State: Ontario  City: Markham 
Job Function: Design


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