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Tools and Automation Developer (79316)

Advanced Micro Devices inc.

This is a Contract position in Markham, ON posted September 9, 2020.

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.



Tools and Automation Developer

The Role:

AMD’s Windows Core Software team is seeking a Tools Developer. This role offers the opportunity to mix low-level hardware programming, user-facing application development as well as automation and scripting. You’ll have the opportunity to be responsible for tools used by dozens of programmers to ensure the quality of a driver used by millions of users.

Key Responsibilities:

In this position you will own, develop, maintain and extend various tools used in the development of the AMD Windows Graphics Kernel Mode Driver – from “close to the metal” C++ debugging tools through Python scripting to web-based data analysis solutions. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Design and implement debugging tools, unit testing frameworks and other development and debugging tools
  • Collaborate with multiple partners to define a roadmap for internal development tools
  • Initiate development of new tools based on partners needs
  • Maintain the Windows Core Software Continuous Integration solution
  • Learn. Learn more. Learn even more. GPU hardware, Graphics drivers, Windows OS internals – that’s just the start!

Preferred Experience:

  • Has developed in C++ in the past and enjoyed it. Professional C++ experience is a plus.
  • Has experience with Python, PowerShell or similar scripting languages. Experience with Jenkins or other CI pipelines is a plus.
  • Is interested in interacting with hardware, the operating system and the driver software stack. Experience with hardware/software interaction is a plus.
  • Loves collaboration and teamwork. Proven track record to work with partners is a plus. Experience in a Scrum, Kanban or other type of Agile team is a plus.
  • Has initiative, creativity and a strong desire to learn. Loves working in a team.

Academic Credentials:

A Computer Science Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of training.


Canada, Ontario, Markham


Requisition Number: 79316 
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

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