Senior 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.

Job Description

AMD is looking for a software engineer with expertise in Algorithms and Graph Theory and strong C++ programming skills. The person will be part of FPGA Software Implementation Tools team, with responsibility to research and develop novel algorithms and techniques to compile user applications on FPGAs with the goal of achieving high performance.

AMD’s new hardware programmable SoC FPGAs and Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP) deliver most dynamic processor technology and are achieving record performances in Data Center, Wireless/5G, Automotive/ADAS and Emulation applications. These new applications and heterogeneous computing architecture brings in new challenges in compilation, particularly in placement and routing.

AMD’s Software Implementation Tools team addresses these challenges. As a part of this team, you will work on evaluating new FPGA architectures and it’s impact on existing EDA tools, and develop new algorithms with the aim of improving Quality of Results (QoR), Compile Time, and Memory Usage by orders of magnitude. You will also be interacting with the field and customers, helping them meet their requirements. 


Job Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge in C++. 
  • Knowledge of Data structures, Graph Theory and Algorithms.
  • Knowledge of EDA Algorithms and Distributed Computing is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Digital Design and FPGA is a plus.


Desired Education Qualifications

BS with 5+ years or MS with 3+ years of PhD in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or related equivalent.



Requisition Number: 160066 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Design

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