MTS Software Performance Engineer

Location: Santa Clara, 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.

Computer Vision and Machine Learning MTS Software Performance Engineer



Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) is a technology group running at the innovation forefront of AMD with missions in developing new camera/computer vision/machine learning technologies and solutions to transform how our we will live and work on AMD next generation platforms. In this role you will participate in developing end-to-end machine learning-based solutions for camera and computer vision applications running on AMD Edge platforms.



  • BS degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, or Applied Math
  • 5+ years working experience in relevant field.
  • 2+ year experience in performance analysis and optimization on CPU or GPU or other embedded compute hardware IPs such as NPU/DSP
  • Experience with system software stack (driver/OS level) on Android/Linux/Windows environments
  • Communication - The ability to convey information clearly and accurately to express designs and ideas while still foster good collaboration and team energy. This includes using a technically sound communication style both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong team player – Willing to jump in and help others to tackle issues even if it is outside area of focus. Being flexible to work with team members across geographical regions




  • You will be responsible for performance analysis and tuning of Computer Vision and Machine Learning (CVML) applications on AMD Edge platforms.
  • Analyze, identify performance bottlenecks, and document performance characteristics of applications, libraries, development tools, and runtimes
  • Work closely with HW and SW teams and get your hands on a broad range of activities from solution design, software development, to optimization and deployment for Edge platforms to drive resolution of performance issues
  • Work with engineering teams cross technical functions, geographical regions and time zones, involving various facets of computer vision machine learning product
  • Work closely with architecture teams to provide timely feedback and direction on various architectural design decisions based on in-depth performance viewpoints
  • Determine and implement unit testing and system level testing strategies for performance




  • Expertise with performance profiling and optimization techniques/tools for embedded software and system stacks
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details
  • Experience with end-to-end software application development flow – from design to development to integration and testing
  • Experience with computer system architecture design and analysis
  • Experience with hardware-accelerated compute platforms such as GPGPU compute (CUDA/OpenCL) or NPU/DSP compute.
  • Expertise with system software (driver/OS level) on Android/Linux/Windows environment
  • Experience with computer vision and/or deep learning development, especially for edge devices
  • Proven debugging and analysis skills, for root causing complex issues at both application and system level




  • Minimum BS degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, or Applied Math



  • Santa Clara 


Requisition Number: 142322 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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