Device Driver Engineer - 79390

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.
 

 

 

Sr. Software Development Engineer

The Role:

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 look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

The Person:

To develop state-of-the-art graphics & platform power management technologies without sacrificing performance. Resolving sophisticated system-level challenges and developing new features across OSes in AMD's display driver in support of our discrete graphics and APU products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Feature development based on Engineering and Marketing requirements
  • Debug, analyze and resolve quality and certification issues as reported by Customers and QA
  • Drive bring-up and qualification on new hardware platforms
  • Lead debug efforts for critical system level issues
  • Collaborate with hardware and software designers and architects to design, implement and debug
  • Write high level driver design documents and test plans of new features
  • Write detailed design notes for major driver changes
  • Report status of activities to management and peers in a concise, timely and effective manner. Coordinate closely with peers and colleagues from other teams to ensure timely and effective communication of all assigned work activities
  • Execute software assignments as a highly motivated, self-starter
  • Continuously grow, be involved, and assume responsibility
  • Proficient in object-oriented programming
  • Proficient at C/C++ programming language
  • Experience with software debuggers such as WinDbg
  • Experience with Kernel mode driver programming under MS Windows/Linux environment
  • Good understanding of PC architecture and GPU features and functionalities
  • Good knowledge of Windows OS architecture and understanding of Windows driver architecture

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with graphic driver
  • Experience with low-level hardware device programming

Academic Credentials:

Bachelor’s degree in computer/Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

Location:

Markham, ON

 

 

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Requisition Number: 79390 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design
 

 

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