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.


  • Develop tools and methodologies to help users debug the functionality and performance of high level applications running on some combination of hetergeneous processing elements, including CPUs, AIE, and PL kernels.
    • Develop and maintain run time library code in C++ that provides profiling and debugging services
    • Write user space code to configure and control hardware resources such as profiling IP and AIE internal performance counters
    • Develop new solutions to provide new debug and profiling services for new architectures
  • Coordinate with other teams in AMD to support Vitis profiling and debug features in all flows and devices, including emulation flows and edge hardware


  • MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field with 2 plus years of relevant industry experience.
  • Strong C++ programming skills
  • Strong algorithm and data structure knowledge, including multithreaded access
  • Strong communication skills

Desireable Skills:

  • Modern C++ familiarity (C++11, C++14, C++20)
  • Familiarity with ACAP and FPGA devices and their tool chains
  • Familiarity with profiling tools and methodologies
  • Knowledge of debugger implementations



Requisition Number: 165203 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Design

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