Gaming AI Software Engineer - 87422

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.

Principal AI Engineer/Scientist  


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

As an AI engineer/scientist in this team, you will work on designing, developing and deploying novel Artificial Intelligence solutions to diverse real-world problems, e.g., bringing real-time AI to gamers, streamers, and content creators, NLP, CV, speech, text, recommendation, neural rendering etc. You will drive the development of real-time AI technologies to push the boundaries of gaming, streaming, virtual reality, storytelling and beyond, bringing great impact to billions of AMD customers.  


  • Design, develop and deploy ML algorithms to build breakthrough applications, e.g.: 3D avatar digital human, photorealistic rendering and animation, video synthesis.
  • Develop ideas for new algorithms, or adapt existing algorithms to enable interaction experiences, nearly indistinguishable from in-person interactions.
  • Identify emerging ML algorithms and technologies for gaming systems and content creation, better gaming experiences
  • Profile and analyze ML algorithms to identify the performance limitations; Identify and evaluate the pros and cons of different architecture decisions.
  • Push the frontier of ML R&D -- collaborate with diverse teams of scientists, software engineers and compute architects.


  • Solid understanding and demonstrated experience with Deep Learning frameworks e.g., Pytorch, JAX, TensorFlow, Keras
  • Passionate about ML for gaming, social AR/VR, creative art, etc.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and great interpersonal skills
  • Expert software engineering skills in Python and/or C++
  • Strong foundation in data structures and algorithms, computer architecture 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills



  • Experience of shipping software product  advantageous 
  • Experience in optimizing ML inference performance
  • Game development, AR/VR development experience advantageous. 
  • Experience in developing plug-ins for Unity/Unreal Engine, etc. Advantageous. 
  • Development experience with fastai and nbdev


  • MSEE, PHD  


Santa Clara, CA; Orlando, FL; San Diego, CA; Bellevue, Washington State




Requisition Number: 87422 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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