Lead Software Development 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.



Lead Software Development Engineer



Take an active part in AMD’s graphics kernel mode driver development life cycle (architecture, design, implementation and validation phases).


The person:

Eager and quick to learn new knowledge, great communication skills, able to resolve sophisticated problems.



Key responsibilities:

  • Generate scope and provide and realistic estimates (both time and effort) for the requested tasks
  • Develop and improve driver features and performance according to (internal and external) requirements.
  • Debug and resolve wide range of SW issues as they relate to our SW stack.
  • Cooperate closely, optimally and in a timely manner with colleagues, senior technical staff, managers and other teams to ensure high qualify deliverables.


Preferred experience:

  • Development experience with multi-threaded programming and with OS primitives
  • Proficient in object oriented programming
  • Proficient at C/C++ programming language
  • Experience with x86 operating system architecture (threads, kernel mode and user mode programming)
  • Experience with software kernel debuggers such as WinDbg
  • Experience with Microsoft SDK and DDK
  • Experience with graphics drivers
  • Experience with low-level programming of hardware devices


Academic credentials:

  • BS/MS/Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or an equivalent



  • Markham, Ontario






Requisition Number: 139421 
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 AskHR@amd.com.

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.


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