Sr Software Development Engineer/Architect (MTS) - 145321

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.



Software Development Engineer (MTS)


The Software Systems Engineering (SSE) organization drives product and software quality at AMD. A specialized technical group focused on Software Quality Assurance within SSE is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic software engineer to develop and enhance internal validation tools, facilitate adoption of open-source solutions where suitable, and drive innovation around methods to enable graphics driver testing with cloud technologies. 



  • Deep understanding of computer technology and passionate about what you do
  • Keen to learn new technologies and quickly try hands on via prototyping
  • Good communication skills for understanding requirements and presenting prototype results
  • Great team player and capable of working across teams transparently
  • Ability to plan and liaise with team members over project execution



  • You’ll be part of a dynamic team that explores innovative ways to enhance methods used to validate GPU drivers with cloud technologies
  • Develop quick prototyping of methods and tools not already explored
  • Understand requirement and document prototype results
  • Explore and drive internal adoption of opensource technologies where suited
  • Transition prototypes to validation and engineering teams for evaluation or POR delivery
  • Present ideas and prototype solutions internally
  • Collaborate and communicate with multiple teams within AMD



  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals and problem-solving skills
  • Strong C or C++, and Go or Rust programming language skills
  • Deep understanding of operating systems design, concurrency, multi-core hardware, device drivers and real-time programming
  • Good understanding of container technology internals such as Docker, LXC, etc.
  • Good knowledge or experience working with the internals of Linux/Unix-like kernels
  • Exposure to KVM/QEMU is a plus
  • 5+ years of relevant development experience
  • BS/MS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent



  • Markham, ON

Requisition Number: 145321 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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