PMTS Software Development Engineer

Location: San Jose, California, 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.


AMD is looking for a hands-on Software Architect to challenge status quo and to reinvent, prototype, and develop next generation tools. The goal of this role is to make impactful technology changes without interruption to continuous product execution. 



  • Optimist - someone who sees opportunities beyond challenges and risks 

  • Big Picture - able to connect the dots for emerging technology or create new technology from combining existing 

  • Attention to Details – able to develop detailed requirements and metrics to qualify and validate solutions 

  • Self-motivated – possess internal drive and ambition to strive for best in class and be a difference maker 

  • Quality Focus – exercise due diligence and discipline to build in quality as part of solution requirements 



  • Architect new databases and/or tools to enable rapid scaling in software development and testability to reach high product velocity and high-quality standards 

  • Ability to perform hands-on work and lead key technical initiatives from solution concepts to production implementation 

  • High degree of collaboration to work with stakeholders to examine and revisit existing methodologies / technologies to inject new value add 

  • Oversee and participate in optimizations of databases / tools to ensure runtime and peak memory scaling 



  • Extensive C++ development experience through entire SW product cycle 

  • Experience in re-architecting software and / or delivering new solution from concept 

  • Effective and clear communicator on complex technical topics 

  • Desired: EDA experience 

  • Desired: publications and/or granted patents 



  • BS (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related equivalent) 

  • Desired: MS or PhD in Computer Science or Computer Engineering 



  • San Jose 



Requisition Number: 154204 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Design

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