System and Applications Engineer

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.

Senior Systems & Application Engineer


The Datacenter GPU Customer Engineering team is seeking a Systems & Application Engineer.  In this customer-focused role, you will be working with the world’s fastest High-Performance Compute (HPC) GPUs being designed into exascale class supercomputers.  You will be working directly with key OEM partners, field application teams, and internal stakeholders to bring a portfolio of next-generation Server Platforms to market using AMD’s Radeon Instinct™ Accelerators, and support products in sustaining.  You will reproduce customer issues (HW & SW) and drive them to closure, work with teams throughout the engineering organization on deeper technical investigations, and support our customers in conducting qualifications.



  • Strong experience in System or Application Engineering.
  • Experience with electrical interfaces, board layout, thermal and mechanical design/validation.
  • Good knowledge of GPU computing, server and GPU system architecture.
  • Understanding and experience working with Enterprise Linux environment (Ubuntu, CentOS/RHEL and SLES).
  • Experience working with compilers and debuggers, containers (docker, singularity), build tools (Git, CMake etc.), building open source applications for Linux.
  • Strong Microsoft Windows or Linux debug skills (drivers, kernels).
  • Scripting (Python, Bash, PowerShell).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate technical results clearly and accurately.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering.  



  • Hands on experience with Data Center servers.
  • Test or design experience in system interconnect technologies (PCIe, XGMI, CXL, USB, I/O Controllers)
  • Previous experience in a customer facing role.
  • Experience or knowledge of server firmware (eg: BIOS) settings, boot process, server monitoring and management SW.
  • Proficient in any of C, C++, OOP, Java, or other programming languages.
  • System Engineering experience in low-level device drivers and kernels.
  • Good understanding of I/O Virtualization, PCI-Express.
  • Experience with performance benchmarking and analysis.
  • Experience with electrical diagnostics and troubleshooting equipment (scopes, protocol analyzers).



Markham, ON



Requisition Number: 124250 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design 


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