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Sr. Software Development Engineer - Open Source Graphics Full-time

Published at 2017-04-27 - Viewed: 2438 times - AMD in Markham, Canada

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 successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Open source multimedia driver feature development based on Engineering and Marketing requirements
  • Contributes to software projects of significant technical importance
  • Solves complex non-recurring problems that leads to development and implementation
  • Driver bring-up and qualification on new hardware platforms
  • Debug, analyze and resolve quality and certification issues as reported by Customers and QA
  • Improve driver performance
  • Write detailed design notes for new features
  • Coordinate closely with peers and colleagues to ensure timely and effective communication of all assigned work activities
  • Coordinate with developers in the open source graphics development community
  • Coordinate with Linux distributions

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with 1-5 years of experience
  • Proficient in C and C++ programming
  • Excellent debugging and trouble-shooting skills
  • Broad technical knowledge of Linux operating systems
  • Experience with multimedia (video decode and encode)
  • Experience with Linux graphics driver programming a plus
  • Experience with open source Radeon graphics driver programming is a strong plus
  • Experience with Chrome/Chromium OS development is a strong plus
  • Experience dealing with customers or Linux community
  • Experience with Linux build and packaging tools (make, rpm, dpkg)
  • Strong shell scripting and Linux systems administration skills
  • PC architecture knowledge
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

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Requisition Number: 24643
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham
Job Function: Software Engineering

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