GPU Game Performance Software Engineer - 83047

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.


We are hiring software development engineers to be part of a highly collaborative driver team focusing on GPU performance for game graphics.



You have good C++ coding skills and project experience in shader programming and hardware performance. You are passionate about GPU performance for game graphics.



  • Investigate GPU performance through traces and profiling tools such as Microsoft PIX and AMD performance tools
  • Implement experiments and optimizations in driver in C++ and shaders in HLSL and etc. 



  • Good experience in graphics shader and rendering optimizations
  • Good understanding of GPU SIMD execution model, threads, waves, registers, cache, performance metrics such as latency, bandwidth, throughput and relation to underline hardware, etc.
  • Good understanding of GPU graphics pipeline and stages, from vertices, rasterization, shading, textures, screen space, depth, culling, forward and deferred shading, ray tracing, etc.
  • Strong C/C++ programming skills for fast execution using light weight data structures and efficient algorithms, bit manipulation, pointers, arrays, classes, virtual functions, etc.



  • PhD, Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with equivalent experience



Requisition Number: 83047 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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