Sr. Software Development Engineer

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

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.



AMD is hiring software engineers to join our Linux Open Source Graphics team in Bangalore, Karnataka location.  The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Open source GPU driver feature development based on Engineering and Marketing requirements;
  • Contributions to the open-source software projects which comprise the Linux graphics driver stack (Linux kernel, Mesa,, Wayland etc.);
  • GPU driver bring-up and qualification on new hardware platforms;
  • GPU driver performance analysis and optimization;
  • Investigation, analysis, and resolution of issues as reported by Customers and QA.


Minimum Skillset:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with 6+ years of experience, Master's degree with 5+ years of experience
  • Proficient in C and C++ programming
  • Excellent debugging and trouble-shooting skills
  • Broad technical knowledge of Linux operating systems
  • Proven experience with at least one of Linux Graphics 2D components like:
    • Compositors: Weston/Chrome Compositor/Xorg/Hardware composer/Sway
    • Display Protocols: X11/Wayland
    • Toolkits: Wlroots/QT
    • Window managers: Mutter/Sway
    • Frameworks: DRM/V4L2/Fbdev


Preferred Skillset:

  • Proven contributions any opensource community-based project is a plus.
  • Experience with opensource Radeon/AMDGPU graphics driver programming is a strong plus.
  • Experience with any of these Linux graphics components will be a strong plus:
    • MESA 3D
    • DRM/DRI
    • VAAPI
  • Experience with opensource community-based discussions and projects.
  • Experience with Linux build and packaging tools (make, rpm, dpkg)
  • Linux systems administration skills



Requisition Number: 137729 
Country/Region/Location: India State/Province: Karnataka City: Bangalore 
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