Power Management / Optimization and OS Kernel Eng - 77782

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.



Power Management / Optimization and OS Kernel Engineer


The Role:

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, Linux, QNX, and custom OS. Your team will also help define AMD’s power management SW stack with insights gained from the development of advanced technologies.

AMD Advanced Technology Group is an ambitious research and development team to build AMD's future advanced platforms & products. Our teams work closely with outside customers and internal teams to develop hardware, software and systems solutions into next generation computing platforms. As part of AMD Advanced Technology Group, 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 for real-world problems.

The Person:

  • Chip in and lead AMD's OS power management development and deployment for current and future generations 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 10+ industry experiences in working in low power design, power management, clock/frequency management, Linux 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 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, Ontario




Requisition Number: 77782 
Country: Canada State: 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.

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