Summer 2021 Deep Learning Library Software Development Intern - MIOpen - (91163)

Location: Santa Clara, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.

Deep Learning Library Software Development Intern - MIOpen


Join AMD deep learning software development team and broader open-source community to be part of high-performance machine learning and deep learning primitives. In this role, you will apply modern software development processes and design practices to implement features and optimize existing workflow and functionalities on existing and future GPU hardware, which contribute to the development and release of MIOpen, AMD's Machine Learning and Deep Learning Library for GPUs. MIOpen is a fast-growing project with broad adoption for several AMD product lines with unprecedented performance that make AMD the open and best platform for machine learning and deep learning applications.


You are expected to have strong programming skills and a product mindset with emphasis on best coding practices.

You are pursuing a BS, MS, PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Machine Leaning, Deep Learning, Applied Math, Engineering, or related field.

You are self-motivated, creative, and love challenges. You can also work independently, collaborate with team members to define goals and scope, and lead your own development effort.



  • Design and debug software runtime
  • Problem solving in a distributed environment
  • Strong C++ skills
  • Understanding of build systems such as make or CMake.
  • Basic knowledge about databases, computer networks and the Linux operating system
  • Basic understanding of docker orchestration



  • Knowledge of system integration issues
  • Knowledge of multithreaded and multi-process systems
  • Familiarity with Python
  • Familiarity with CI/CD systems
  • Understanding of distributed systems  
  • Understanding of various test suites such as ctest or googletest
  • Knowledge of job scheduling systems such as SLURM  
  • Familiarity with the GPU programming model  
  • Knowledge of machine learning frameworks and various models
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience with and passion of any of the following is a plus – machine learning, parallel programming (HIP, CUDA, OpenCL), high-performance and massively parallel systems, GPU, and computer architecture


Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD obtained or in progress 
in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or related fields

Requisition Number: 91163 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp


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