SMTS Software Development Engineer

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.



SMTS Software Engineer (SW Power Management / Low Power Design)

 Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) is running at the innovation forefront of AMD with missions in developing new low power camera / computer vision / machine learning technologies and solutions on AMD’s next generation platforms. As part of ATG, you will have the opportunity to develop and be part of a winning team that will collaborate with internal teams & customers, explore new platform technologies, and lead the development of best-in-class hardware, software and systems technologies that our customers will use to solve real-world problems.


The Role:

ATG is looking for an SMTS Software Engineer in the area of SW Low Power Design to architect / build and optimize low power solutions which will have significant impact for AMD products.


The Person:

  • In this role, you drive and work on forward-looking projects and novel system concepts to significantly impact AMD’s future product portfolio.
  • You will be responsible for driving the development of low power and power optimization technologies in different operating systems including, but not limited to, Windows, Linux and ChromeOS. 
  • Your will help define AMD’s power management SW stack with insights gained from the development of advanced technologies.
  • Measure, analyze, and optimize power and performance for both application and system software/hardware stack.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute and lead AMD's OS power management development and deployment for current and future products.
  • Develop software and platforms solutions that address the evolving needs of AMD’s customers.
  • Drive research and development, proofs of concept, technology transfer, and customer interactions that lead to the development of AMD best-in-class software solutions
  • Collaborate with research, engineering, and other AMD teams to drive low power solutions for next generation platforms.


Preferred Experience:

  • Solid industry experiences in working in low power design, power management, clock/frequency management, OS Kernel and/or system programming related domains.
  • Familiar with low power and power optimization techniques such as DVFS.
  • Expertise in lab equipment for measuring/profiling power on silicon and other prototype devices.
  • Familiar with ACPI, PMIC, Clocks, Regulator, etc.
  • Experience in Linux and/or Windows Kernel/Driver development
  • Expertise with operating system theories, and RTOS systems design & architectures
  • Expertise with system programming using C and C++ languages
  • Expertise with applying data structures and algorithms in coding to solve real world problems accurately and efficiently


Academic Credentials:

Master or equivalent experience in a field associated with operating system development and system programming as applied mathematics, statistics, or computer science.




Markham, ON




Requisition Number: 148541 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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