Senior Linux Kernel Software Developer

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.



Senior Linux Kernel Software Developer

The Role:

AMD Machine Learning software team is looking to an engineer who is passionate about Linux Kernel and open-source software development. The engineer will have the opportunity to tackle interesting and exciting problems working with next generation AMD hardware. They will interact closely with key AMD technical specialists to ensure the best possible results and performance on AMD platforms.

The Person:

An ideal candidate should demonstrate flexibility, strong motivation, and ability to work as part of a team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to solve critical system/software issues.
  • Must work independently and be self-motivated.
  • Must be eager to learn new and emerging technologies and ramp up quickly.
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.
  • Should be flexible to work with on-site and offshore teams.

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong programming skills, especially in C/C++
  • Experience in Linux Kernel and device driver development
  • Strong understanding on OS and computer architecture
  • GPU / Parallel programming experience is highly preferred
  • Scripting language (Python, Perl, Shell Scripting) knowledge is desired
  • Experience in developing projects in UNIX/Linux environment

Academic Credentials:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related subjects, or equivalent experience.


Markham, Canada



Requisition Number: 172942 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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