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Software Development Engineer 2

Advanced Micro Devices inc.

This is a Contract position in Markham, ON posted January 8, 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.



The Role:

AMD is seeking a Software Development Engineer to work within the Operations teams to design, develop, configure and deploy improvements to existing software tools within AMD.  Experienced developers and New College Grads welcome to apply to this role – You will learn and grow in this role and must have the ability to work on multiple platforms to design reusable and scalable modules.  The person will interact closely with multiple cross-functional teams: Operations and Infrastructure leads; Information Technology; and Information Security – to ensure the best possible solutions are adopted and utilized within AMD. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate flexibility, strong motivation, and a proven record of meeting aggressive deadlines as well as the ability to work as part of a team
  • Must have proven abilities to solve critical software problems and be able to adapt to work with different software tools, databases, website languages, programming languages, and scripting tools.
  • As a member of the team, you will be responsible to understand existing software solutions that are deployed within AMD, and be able to implement changes to make the software solution suit new requirements
  • Will be required to work with other departments to review and help maintain existing software, as well as influence the implementation of changes.
  • Problem solving across multiple software vendors solutions, and defining/implementing innovative ideas to cross leverage different solutions to meet internal customer needs
  • Design and promote efficient DevOps processes and practices across various engineering teams
  • Enable build/test tools and automation that eliminate repetitive tasks and accelerate Operations efficiency
  • Create fully integrated and feature-rich solutions


Preferred Experience:

  • Prior experience with: C/C++/Java/C#, Website and Database design, Windows and Linux Administration, Jenkins, and various automation tools
  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills required
  • Proven interpersonal skills, teamwork and collaboration is required.
  • Solid knowledge of the software development lifecycle required.
  • Experienced project planning responsibilities preferred.
  • Experience or background in Information Technology and Information Security is a plus.
  • Experience with Gerrit and other code collaboration tools is a plus.
  • Experience in Project Based Accounting a plus.
  • Experience in Agile and SAP a plus.
  • Advanced experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python and Groovy
  • Advanced knowledge of building in Windows, Linux environments, strong working experience with GNU Make, CMake.
  • Passion for building great software and strong grasp of automation tools
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills


Academic Credentials:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering required.



  • Canada, Ontario, Markham 



Requisition Number: 129281 
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

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