Sr. 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.

We are looking for an experienced software engineer that shares our enthusiasm for leading next generation software build infrastructure that enables componentization to delivery high quality software and  bring agility for shipping releases for various products.  Our mission is to enable efficient and high quality software production through scalable DevOps infrastructure and adhering to best practices.

We are part of Central Engineering team and our team designs, develops, and maintains build tooling and infrastructure that enables developers to build next generation products. Your role will be essential to enabling the successful development, testing and continuous integration necessary to deliver top quality solutions to Xilinx customers and partners. Your work will involve significant challenge as you plan, implement, configure, and expand the environments necessary for successful solution development as well as automated testing and Software componentization. If you wish to be a part of a fast-moving and dynamic engineering organization with lifetime opportunity to work on breaking the code into management, testable components, consider becoming our new DevOps tools engineer



  • Experience in Building Developer tool
  • Python/Java  Programming
  • Linux Operating System / Command Line Interface
  • Knowledge of one of  Build tools (E.g Gradle, cMake, Bazel)
  • Experienced implementing tooling supporting continuous integration utilizing automated build system
  • Experience with Jenkins and Continous Integration/Deployment tools (CI/CD)
  • Expertise with Software Build tools like Maven, Gradle or Bazel or Cmake
  • Worked on Linux distributions including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Red Hat Linux
  • Experience with using tool like GITHub  automation or  pipeline orchestration tools like GITlab, JFrog Pipelines
  • Experienced at Java ,C/C++
  • Ability to work independently and also as part of a larger team to deliver quality solutions to end-users in a timely fashion
  • 8 years of hands-on programming/scripting experience preferably in Java/C++
  • Fully self-sufficient in software development concepts and methods, coding, and debugging
  • Proactively engages with users to identify and deliver against new automation opportunities
  • Proactively identifies and delivers solutions that reduce development and support costs
  • Demonstrates flexible adaptability in working with still maturing, generation-dependent software development and testing methods
  • Ability to Lead the team ,set the technical direction and capable of developing a single project in its entirety
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Enjoys working with users to educate and provide guidance in helping them to achieve their goals and to improve the developer productivity


Education Requirement:
BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related field with 12+ years of relevant industry experience or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related equivalent field with 8 plus years of relevant industry experience.

Must have work experience, coursework, project background experience in the following:

  • Experience in Building Developer tools
  • Java  Programming and Object Oriented Design
  • Knowledge of one of  Build tools (E.g Gradle, cMake, Bazel
  • Linux Operating System / Command Line Interface
  • SCM: Perforce, GIT
  • Docker
  • Testing Methodologies


 Desired Skills:

  • Experience building, scaling & monitoring infrastructure needed for SaaS based application and services
  • SQL knowledge, NoSQL knowledge








Requisition Number: 153322 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Design
Hiring Manager: Kumaraswamy Namburu

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