SMTS Software Development Eng.


Austin, TX, USA

Full time

Software Engineering / Software Developer

Nov 15


We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences – the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world’s most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. This is who we are at our best. One Company. One Team. 

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The Role:

AMD is looking for an individual to join a hardworking team developing Deep Learning and High-Performance Computing GPU kernels on the AMD Radeon Open Compute (ROCm) platform ( and MIOpen, AMD's Deep Learning primitives library which provides highly-optimized implementations of different operators.


The Person:

The successful person will be an experienced GPU-compute programmer with experience in LLVM compiler and an eye toward hardware-aware performance optimizations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for writing high-performance GPU kernels for AMD’s Machine Learning and Deep Learning Library: MIOpen (
  • They will be porting and optimizing algorithms for new GPU hardware
  • Perform code reviews, build unit tests, author detailed documentation related to their work, and work with on-site and offshore teams to deliver the software solutions on schedule
  • They will play a key role in all phases of the software development including system requirements analysis, coordinating feature design and development across functional and organizational boundaries


Preferred Experience:

  • Strong programming skills in C/C++; experience with CUDA programming and CUTLASS preferred
  • Experience with LLVM Compiler, and compiler optimization techniques for GPU computing is preferred
  • Experience or knowledge about BLAS operators and GEMM optimization.
  • Knowledge of Computer Architect and GPU architect
  • Experience using version control software such as Git
  • Strong understanding of Linux internals, Servers, and Debugging
  • Basic knowledge of software development lifecycle, SW practices including debugging, test, revision control, documentation, and bug tracking
  • Good teamwork and interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to work independently and within complementary teams
  • Demonstrate flexibility, strong motivation, and a proven track record of meeting results-oriented deadlines
  • Knowledge with deep neural network machine learning technologies and modern machine learning programming frameworks
  • Experience working with and developing virtualization containers and package managers for code deployment


Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in related discipline preferred




Austin, TX

Santa Clara, CA






Benefits offered are described:  AMD benefits at a glance.


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