Software Development Engineer 2

Location: Shanghai, Shanghai, CN

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.



This opening is for GLSL/SPIRV shader compiler engineer working on OpenGL/OpenGL ES/Vulkan driver at AMD Shanghai R&D center. The engineer will be involved in all aspects of shader compiler development, including developing new shader extensions, implementing new SW/HW features, collaborating with local and global driver teams on silicon bring-up, trouble shooting and performance tuning of AMD GPUs running on multiple operating systems.


The shader compiler team is essential to the success of AMD as a top CPU/APU/GPU company in PC, server, console and AI segments. It is an exciting environment where you will be working on some of the most interesting projects the industry has to offer.



Candidates who are experienced in 3D graphics system (Direct3D, OpenGL/Vulkan, Metal, etc.) or compiler design would be successful in this role.



  • Work on front-end and back-end shader compiler for AMD APU/GPU products.
  • Implement and validate new ISA features for client drivers (OpenGL/Vulkan).
  • Optimize shader compiler to generate optimum native ISA code for best performance.
  • Work with key customers and vendors for feature implementation and issue solving.



  • Proficient with compiler theory and technology.
  • Strong expertise in computer architecture, data structure and algorithms.
  • Rich and strong experience in C/C++ programming.
  • Solid knowledge in computer graphics, graphics pipeline and shader system.
  • Strong knowledge in ray tracing pipeline is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge in software development life cycle.
  • Strong knowledge in using debug tools (Visual Studio, GDB, etc.)
  • Must be a good team player with team-working spirits and easy-going personality.



  • Prefer MS or higher education in CS or EE or Mathematics.



Requisition Number: 125001 
Country/Region/Location: China State/Province: Shanghai City: Shanghai 
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