Section Manager Software Development - 110709

Location: Warsaw, Warszawa, 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.

 


 

Section Manager Software Development - 110709

 

THE ROLE:

The AMD Game Engineering team works closely with external games software developers and publishers to create some of the best games on the planet. We help them to fully exploit the technical capabilities of AMD's hardware products. Our aim is to raise the standards for gaming graphics and performance. We do everything in our power to make the user understand why they were right to buy AMD.

 

THE PERSON:

As a Section Manager in the Game engineering team, you will have the opportunity to have a significant impact on AMD’s growth by reaching new users, technologies, and audiences. The team provides game studios with the engineering support needed to address stability, quality, and performance issues in order to guarantee our customers have a flawless gaming experience at launch. Such support involves direct collaboration on feature integration and performance optimizations. The Developer Engineering team is also responsible for researching and developing software techniques aimed at maximizing GPU and CPU efficiency for real-time graphics rendering workloads.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the external game development partners of AMD to enable them to produce their applications as efficiently as possible
  • Work closely with your business counterpart, taking accountability for technology to deliver on the goals for the group and team
  • Grow the technical expertise of your team through technical leadership and advocating for sound software engineering practices
  • Grow people and the team through hiring, coaching, mentoring, feedback, process, and continuous improvement efforts

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 5+ years of software development experience
  • Experience working as a tech lead or rendering lead
  • Excellent team management, product management, organizational, and presentation skills
  • Understands that requirements are rarely perfect and is willing to extract the spirit of the requirement to make the system or software better
  • Has excellent written and verbal skills
  • Is willing to travel domestically and internationally on a regular basis

 

The following experiences are optional but highly desired:

  • GCN / RDNA graphics architecture experience
  • Experience with DirectX 12 and/or Vulkan graphics APIs
  • Game engine or game rendering framework experience

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • Degree in computer science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent

 

LOCATION:

Sweden, France, Germany, Poland, UK, Belgium, Holland

 

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Requisition Number: 110709 
Country/Region/Location: Poland State/Province: Warszawa City: Warsaw 
Job Function: 
Design  

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