Sr. C/C++ Software / Firmware Engineer - 82540

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.



Successful candidate will work as part of the Platform Tools software development group working specifically on developing Validation SW tools for next generation AMD microprocessors. The Candidate should have good C++ programming skills and System level software development experience.


Candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electronics or Computer Science or related engineering field from a reputed university and should have 5+ years of experience.


Required Skills:

  • Object oriented design and programming on C/C++ (5 years)
  • Experience with writing SW tools (command line and GUI), diagnostic tests or drivers for complex System-On-Chip ASICs
  • Experience with debugging applications on Windows, Linux and MacOS.
  • Experience with version control systems like Subversion, Perforce, Git.
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Knowledge of PC architecture and hardware of PC components like memory, CPU, GPU.
  • Knowledge of different interfaces and standards like PCIE, USB, SATA, I2C, SPI, ACPI, MPEG, JPEG.
  • Ability to read and understand board’s electrical schematics
  • Ability to assemble computer hardware and use various lab equipment like multimeters, scope, programmers, analyzers etc. for testing, debugging, programming and measurements.
  • Excellent analytical and diagnostic skills. 
  • Good communication, presentation, and documentation skills
  • Excellent team player   


Highly desirable:

  • In depth knowledge of Mac OS
  • Experience with Qt framework and UI design tools.
  • In depth knowledge of CPU and Graphics processors and their architecture


Nice to have:

  • Programming using Python script
  • Knowledge of Boost library
  • Kernel Mode Drivers for various OS



Requisition Number: 82540 
Country: Canada State: 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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