Software Development Engineer 2 - 112803

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.



The Role:

High Performance Computing (HPC), Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Block Chain are not only catchy and trendy names, but new real technological challenges that our team is helping to tackle.

The position provides capability to realize technical knowledge and skills while learning new ones via research, development and maintenance of Stream Compute driver. The driver provides support for above mentioned software to fully utilize AMD hardware capabilities.


The person:

The candidate should be team player with good social and communications skills; at the same time, be capable to work with minimal supervision.



The responsibilities consist of designing features, developing new code, reproducing issues, debugging, fixing, checking-in to Sourced Control SW, working with various SW tools.



Required good SW development skills including 3+ years of C++ development.

Preferred experience considered as bonus:

- The experience with GPU is an asset

- Compute languages such as HIP, CUDA, OpenCL, etc. is a plus

- Knowledge of Linux and Windows as well as relevant developer tools

- Driver level development exposure

- Optimization and profiling

- Multithreading and parallel programming are a definite plus

- Familiarity with GIT and cmake build scripting


Required academic credentials:

- Bachelor or Master of Science in relative area



The position is intended for Markham, Canada


Requisition Number: 112803 
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

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


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