Parallel Programming Software Architect - 163703

Location: Bellevue, Washington, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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AMD Research is an entrepreneurial research organization with a strong track record of driving research innovations into AMD products. We are a global leader in the development of the world’s most advanced high-performance computers (HPC), such as El Capitan, the world-leading 2 exaflop supercomputer.


AMD Research is looking for a software researcher to invent, design and implement novel programming models and runtime environments for high performance computing systems, particularly (but not exclusively) distributed heterogenous and accelerator-based programming models.  



You love bringing new systems to life and developing software that shows the full power of novel hardware accelerators.


  • Design and implement novel software programming models and runtime environments on CPU, GPU and novel hardware platforms.
  • Develop and optimize code for parallel and distributed programming models and runtime environments.
  • Collaborate with teams within AMD Research, product groups, and vendor partners to help improve the AMD HPC ecosystem.
  • Communicate with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Write reports and research publications.
  • Drive the results of the research projects into product roadmaps.
  • Submit patentable inventions.



  • Track record of innovative software programming models, runtime systems for parallel and distributed high performance computing.
  • Experience developing kernel drivers, device drivers  and memory management subsystems for novel hardware.
  • Application-level experience in machine learning (ML), scientific computing, high-performance computing (HPC), or data science is a strong plus.
  • Extensive experience in software development for novel products.
  • Track record of issued patents that are embodied in successful products.
  • Experience collaborating in a geographically distributed team (AMD Research has sites across North America).



  • Programming Languages: C++, C and proficient in OOP design & development.
  • Experience with High Performance Computing systems.
  • Experience with distributed programming models like MPI and PGAS
  • Experience with high performance networking stacks like verbs, UCX, libfabrics



  • PhD degree or equivalent accomplishments in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, or related field.








Requisition Number: 163703 
Country: United States State: Washington City: Bellevue 
Job Function: Design

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