Sr. Software Development Engineer

Location: San Jose, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

Apply now

Apply for Job

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:

  • Contributing to the architecture and design of the overall embedded software stack for multimedia solutions.
  • Optimizing the solutions developed for performance and designing them for scalability.
  • Developing Bare Metal and/or Linux drivers for multimedia components using AMD-Xilinx SOCs.
  • Developing Heterogeneous memory Management solutions for Asynchronous Multi-processing platforms.
  • Work with different teams to identify problems and create solutions
  • Delivering software solutions in line with product roadmap on time with high quality.
  • Involved in cross function team interaction and engagement with various key player and stakeholders in the organization.
  • Play a role in all the phases of software development, from requirement gathering, analysis, design, development, testing and final release to customers.
  • Provide clear and timely communication related to status and other key aspects of the project to leadership team.
  • Responsible for working with customers and internal support teams for resolving critical customer escalations on need basis.
  • Good understanding of software development life cycle stages - design, implementation, documentation and testing of software code implementing product features and requirements
  • Willingness to learn skills, tools and methods to advance the quality, consistency, and timeliness of AMD-Xilinx software products.



  • Experience with C/C++, Embedded systems and Linux kernel/driver development for multi-processor heterogeneous systems.
  • Understanding/Experience with Linux heterogeneous memory management, multi-processor synchronization and communication.
  • Experience with V4L/DRM and other multimedia frameworks.
  • Experience developing plugins with Gstreamer and other frameworks.
  • You must be capable of working in a dynamic, high pressure environment

Education Requirements:

BS with 10+ years of exp or MS with 8+ years in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related equivalent.



Requisition Number: 169863 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Design

Benefits offered are described here.

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. We consider candidates regardless of age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status. Please click here for more information.

Apply now

Apply for Job

Share this Job