Sr. Graphics Software Development Eng. - 84203

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 seeking a software engineer in Santa Clara to develop innovative gaming software technologies for AMD's graphics cards. You will be working with the very best in our technology, on some of the most exciting projects the industry has to offer, including new hardware, Direct3D 12, Ray Tracing, and new game titles.


We have competitive benefit packages and award-winning culture. Join us!


The person:

  • Passionate about playing computer games and image quality, loves physics, hates lag
  • Excellent coding & problem-solving skills, fast learner, affinity for new technologies, a doer and a maker
  • Good communication skills and an ability to communicate well with teams around the globe
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


Key responsibilities:

  • The development, debug, bring up, and performance tuning of new gaming features.
  • Collaborating with hardware/software architects, OS engineers and peers in related development teams.
  • Playing computer games.


Preferred experience:

  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills
  • PC/Console FPS/3rdPerson hobbyist gamer
  • Familiarity with gaming aspects such as latency, variable rendering workloads, etc.
  • Practical experience beyond pure math & coding - e.g. engineering & physics
  • Knowledge of computer hardware architecture and organization
  • Experience with multi-threading and concurrent programming
  • Windows development experience


Plus experience:

  • Experience developing and optimizing games

  • D3D or OpenGL graphics application knowledge and experience

  • OS and performance knowledge and experience

  • 3D graphics driver knowledge and experience



Academic credentials:

BS Degree in STEM; MS or PhD desired.



Santa Clara, CA



Requisition Number: 84203 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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