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Senior Software Engineer or Technical Leader – 3D Graphics Tools – 133661

Advanced Micro Devices inc.

This is a Contract position in Markham, ON posted May 13, 2022.

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.
 

 

 

Senior Software Engineer or Technical Leader

for 3D Graphics Tools – 133661

 

 

THE ROLE:

The Software Tools Team develops multiple test applications to qualify and optimize AMD’s video drivers, to maximize their performance and quality on our state-of-art hardware. Our tools provide critical support for cutting-edge video games, professional 3D computer graphics, image processing and machine learning.

 

 

THE PERSON:

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer or a Technical Leader with strong problem-solving skills, and concrete C++ programming skills. In return, we offer opportunities for you to get hands on with exciting 3D graphics technologies. Come join our winning team!

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research graphics hardware and software technologies, and design and implement new features for our toolsets
  • Work on a wide range of software development tasks, from high-level application to low-level system programing
  • Work with passionate team members, to solve technical challenges and develop high quality internal and/or external facing tools
  • Operate in an agile, multi-domain software environment
  • Drive your tasks and features to completion and release

 

 

PREFERRED SR. ENGINEER EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Strong C++ programming experience
  • Experience with Direct3D, Vulkan, OpenGL or image processing is an asset
  • Strong debugging experience with Visual Studio, windbg and/or gdb
  • Experience with source control systems (Git/GitHub) and code review processes
  • Cross platform development experience (Windows and Linux)
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Works effectively both independently and in a team environment

 

 

PREFERRED TECH LEAD EXPERIENCE:

  • In-depth Direct3D 12 or Vulkan API/Shader programming experience
  • Successful software design experience with formal design documents
  • Technical leadership experience is an asset

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • University degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent

 

LOCATION:

Markham, Ontario, Canada

 

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Requisition Number: 133661 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design
 

 

AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact AskHR@amd.com.

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.