Software Development Engineer - 95921

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 - 95921

The Role:

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 user documentation.


The Person:

You are accustomed to working as a member of a geographically distributed team, where partnership 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. Come join a winning team!


Key Responsibilities:

  • 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


Preferred Experience:

  • 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 multimedia or game programming
  • Understanding of video and audio codecs
  • Strong debugging skills
  • Windows, Linux, Android, iOS development experience


Additional experience desired:

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


Academic Credentials:

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



Markham Ontario, Canada



Requisition Number: 95921
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham
Job Function: Design



AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact

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