Software Development Engineer, High Performance Computing (74334)

Location: Oak Ridge, US

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.

Would you like to be part of a world class team enabling applications for the world’s most powerful Exascale computer?  AMD is searching for talented and highly motivated computational scientists to join our team of developers preparing applications for the Frontier supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Labs.


The primary responsibility is working directly with customers to optimize scientific computing applications for AMD CPU and GPU platforms. The job duties include developing and optimizing code, working with other teams within AMD Research, product groups, and vendor partners to help improve the AMD HPC software ecosystem, communicating with key internal and external stakeholders, working with other teams to produce programming guides and training materials, and presenting at customer venues and at industry conferences.


The candidate will have:

•             A PhD in Computer Science, Computational Physics,  Engineering, or related subjects, or equivalent experience.

•             Strong programming skills, especially in C/C++ and Python

•             Strong performance analysis skills for both CPU and GPU

•             Experience with analysis and solution of numerical problems typically found in scientific computing applications

•             Experience with parallel programming techniques such as MPI and OpenMP

•             Experience developing and optimizing applications for GPU acceleration

•             In-depth knowledge of software development practices including debug, test, revision control, documentation, and bug tracking

•             Experience developing and running applications on medium to large clusters

•             Strong communication skills (verbal and written). 

•             Excellent customer support skills

•             A demonstrated track record of producing and presenting training materials and/or industry conference presentations


An ideal candidate will have:

•             At least three years of relevant industry experience (internship or full-time)

•             Familiarity with modern Fortran  (2008), and parallel programming directive models for Fortran

•             Familiarity with deep neural network machine learning technologies and modern machine learning programming frameworks

•             Experience working with and developing virtualization containers and package managers for code deployment

•             Ability to work well in geographically dispersed teams




Requisition Number: 74334 
Country: United States State: Tennessee City: Oak Ridge 
Job Function: Software Engineering 


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