MTS Software Development Eng.

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 - 98941

The Role:

The successful candidate will be involved in research, implement, and optimize new techniques to push the limits of AMD’s GPUs and CPUs and create technical demos to showcase the results, develop production quality code.


The Person:

The AMD Software Development Team is on the lookout for a dynamic, energetic and upbeat Software Development Engineer to join our growing team. As Software Development Engineer, you will research and develop new techniques that push AMD hardware to the limits. Do you enjoy crafting influential messages and communicating effectively in a dynamic team working environment? If yes, please read on for additional details regarding this position! Our team is looking for someone who can self-start and is able to work efficiently within a team environment and independently to drive tasks to completion.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and Develop new techniques that push the limits of AMD’s hardware
  • Design, develop and document core technologies for GPU-accelerated features and libraries on AMD platforms, including processing for audio, video, virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D rendering, and machine learning
  • Design, develop and integrate various SDKs into popular Game Engines
  • Bring up and validate functionality for new hardware platforms
  • Design and develop test applications to validate hardware and software functionality and quality assurance programs
  • Work with Open Source community
  • Execution of tasks assigned by senior staff and management


Preferred Experience:

  • Experience writing C/C++ game code for Windows and knowledge of data structures, design patterns, language features and writing easy-to-understand and maintain code.
  • Have a solid understanding of real time computer graphics, GPU architecture and strong 3D math skills
  • Experience in multimedia or gaming programming
  • Practical hands-on experience with any graphics API development tools and techniques
  • Strong GPU code optimization skills, particularly shader code optimizations.


Additional experience desired:

  • Programming Languages: C++, C and proficient in OOP design & development
  • Experience with DirectX 12 or Vulkan graphics APIs.
  • Low-level /Hardware programming experience and debugging experience on WinDbg
  • Understanding of Multimedia programming, Network work programming.
  • Experience with Linux and Android is an asset.


Academic Credentials:

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Electric/Computer Engineering with demonstrated experience in software development






Requisition Number: 98941
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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