Software Development Engineer 2

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:

As a Software Development Engineer 2, you will be part of a cross-disciplinary team responsible for the user experience of AMD’s graphics products. To this end, you will be charged with researching cutting-edge technologies and collaborating with multiple software functional teams to deliver the best possible user experience to our end-users.

The Person:

Are you an able communicator and can you work effectively in a collaborative team environment? Are you passionate about software quality, and love to learn about new technologies? If so, we would love to hear from you.


Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Design, develop, and maintain core technologies for innovative applications on AMD platforms.
  • Promptly triage and resolve quality and performance issues raised by customers and QA.
  • Work closely with product managers and teams from other functional areas to gather and document software requirements.
  • Actively participate in design reviews and code reviews.
  • Collaboration with international teams of software specialists.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Working experience with C++.
  • 1-2 years developing desktop applications in the Windows environment
  • Experience with OOP design and development.
  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Good written and spoken communication skills to interface with multi-functional teams.
  • Proactive, conscientious, and a team player.

Nice-to-have Skills and Experience:

  • Prior experience with Qt and QML
  • Understanding of Windows internals
  • Prior experience with multimedia, audio/video processing, and streaming
  • Familiarity with network programming and communication protocols
  • Web development experience
  • Mobile application development experience
  • Knowledge of DirectX and OpenGL

Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor or master’s in Computer or Electrical Engineering or Computer Science


  • Markham, Ontario, Canada



Requisition Number: 169561 
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

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