Director Software Development

Location: Santa Clara, 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.
 

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.
 

Software Development Director – Software optimization for GPU products

 

THE ROLE:

We are looking for a strong technical leader to manage a team of highly skilled engineers to optimize 3D drivers for games and other use cases on wide range of AMD GPU products.  A successful candidate needs to have an established background in managing a software engineer team working on CPU or GPU optimization or 3D graphics development in a fast paced environment. This position involves working with software and hardware engineering teams to optimize use cases and influence future hardware design. 

 

THE PERSON:

We are searching for a motivatited leader with passion and experience in performance optimization in game graphics and GPU computing.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage an engineering team including staffing, mentoring, performance review, goal setting, and career development
  • Lead the team focusing on 3D driver (DX12, Vulkan, DX11, OpenGL) optimization for games on AMD graphics products and providing performance optimization guidance to ISV teams
  • Provide technical guidance to the team and improve optimization workflow
  • Have technical insight to guide priorities and translate asks into actions
  • Understand and present the technical status to upper managers, peers, and engineer teams

 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • 10+ years in leading CPU or GPU optimization or 3D graphics driver development
  • Knowledge of CPU and GPU architecture and experience in GPGPU programming technologies
  • A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional projects
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Knowledge of software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • PhD or MS or BS in Compute Science or related disciplines

 

 

LOCATION:

Santa Clara, CA

 

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Requisition Number: 179341 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design
  

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