MTS Software Development Eng.

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.

Gaming AI Software Engineer – Character Animation and Emergent Gameplay

The Role:

At AMD, you will work on designing, developing and deploying the latest deep learning technologies to bring real-time AI to gamers, streamers, and content creators. Drive the development of real-time AI technologies to push the boundaries of gaming, streaming, virtual reality, storytelling and beyond, bringing impact to billions of AMD customers. Work with a team of engineers to evaluate highly creative AI applications for but not limited to game content creation and personalization, neural rendering, AI-based character control and animation, and emergent gameplay.


The Person:

As an AI engineer, work with some of the brightest minds in the world to develop industry leading algorithms, software and hardware, resulting in high-performance computing, rendering and gaming systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and deploy deep learning algorithms for character animation and emergent gameplay.
  • Develop ideas for new algorithms, or adaptations to existing algorithms that will enable phenomenal gaming experience and high-quality inferences with NPC modeling and other approaches.
  • Identify emerging artificial intelligence algorithms and technology for use in GPU gaming systems, game development, or inferences on client-based PC systems for better user experience.
  • Profile and analyze gaming AI and inference algorithms to identify the performance limiters of hardware or software systems; Identify and evaluate the pros and cons of different architecture decisions.
  • Implement, document, test and demonstrate new applications to assure correctness, efficiency and consistency with proposed projects.
  • Experience in data structures and algorithms, C++, Python, and Julia
  • Experience with Deep Learning frameworks e.g., TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch.

Preferred Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in relevant areas.
  • Knowledge of GPU architecture technologies and Gaming ecosystem
  • Working experience with video and audio formats
  • Expertise in AI and deep learning, high quality software.
  • Proven experience in AI hardware accelerations and application development on the accelerators.
  • Background in the Game Industry or in a field that requires high performance graphics.
  • Experience in AR/VR development.
  • Experience in developing modules within Unity/Unreal/other similar ones desired.

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Santa Clara, CA



Requisition Number: 87424 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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