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. Windows Graphics Driver Technical Lead The Role: The Software Technical Lead (TL) will be part of the Windows Platform Software Group. As a TL, you will be the primary technical contact driving the software delivery for upcoming products/ASICs. You will be working closely with a program manager from the beginning of the program (when the program requirements are being defined) until the program reaches the first level of customers. This is a high profile role with exposure within the entire department. . Key Responsibilities: Reviewing the hardware documentation and the program requirements and working with all software teams to create the software functional specification. Driving the effort to validate the driver functionality in a simulation. Leading the software effort on the initial validation of the new ASICs. Weekly graphics driver releases and working with hardware teams and software teams to enable all features. Driving debug of key blocking issues. Working with PM to release the graphics’ driver to external customers. Preferred Experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience writing kernel mode drivers (ideally Windows based) Very good knowledge/experience in C/C++ Knowledge of Windows debugging like WinDbg and hands on experience with Windows kernel drivers debugging Basic knowledge of Windows OS architecture and understanding of Windows driver architecture, especially WDDM, kernel mode, virtual memory vs physical memory Understanding of HW architecture and terminologies (memory mapped register, simulation, emulation, bus, voltage/frequency, memory, power/clock gating, DRAM, SRAM, ROM, DMA, MMR, PCI, PCI configuration space, direct IO). Strong leadership experience; outgoing and proactive demeanour to optimally drive issues. Excellent personal organization and ability to prioritise and carry out multiple tasks. Able to influence and drive projects to meet key achievements and overcome challenges Able to work effectively across teams and organizations and optimally connect with individuals with a broad range of backgrounds (technical, marketing, management, etc) An understanding of basic GPU features and functionality Previously held position leading a small team/group Experience in an embedded system world and/or HW background Knowledge of microcontrollers (ARM) and their subsystems, memory (flash, DDR, etc). Academic Credentials: Bachelor or Master, major in EE, CS or related area Location: Markham, ON #LI-MK2 Requisition Number: 83156 Country: Canada State: 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.