Sr. Software Development Engineer

Advanced Micro Devices, IncSan Jose, CA

9 months ago


Job Title

Sr. Software Development Engineer

Job Location

United States

Job Overview

At AMD, we are dedicated to transforming lives with our technology. Our mission is to build innovative products that drive next-generation computing experiences for data centers, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming, and embedded systems. Join our team and help us push the limits of innovation to solve the world's most important challenges.


At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package. Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You'll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.


  • Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and/or network distribution software for semiconductor operations
  • Troubleshoot and debug software programs for enhancements and new products
  • Define software requirements and architectures
  • Develop software and tools for design, infrastructure, and technology platforms
  • Drive software and systems solutions including development and product definitions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop systems-level software
  • Utilize knowledge of computers and electronics to design and test AMD systems and products


  • Degree required: Master's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Software Engineering
  • Amount and type of experience required: 12 months in job offered or closely related engineering role
  • Specific skills required:
    • Java, JavaScript, SQL, or Python
    • C or C++
    • Mathematical Modeling or Object-oriented design
    • Data Structures or Advanced Algorithms
    • APIs, Drivers, Compilers, or Kernals
    • Linux, Unix, or real-time operating systems
    • Computer Architecture
  • Experience may be gained through graduate-level coursework, research, or internship experience

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Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Computer Science57%

  • Computer Engineering11%

  • Electrical And Electronics Engineering6%

  • Mathematics4%

  • Computer Software Engineering3%

  • 212 other majors16%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Amazon
  • Facebook
  • IBM
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For San Jose, CA | $4,948/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,449

  • Miscellaneous$1,057

  • Food$550

  • Utilities$534

  • Transportation$358


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