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Senior Software Development Eng - Content Security - 55381 At Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


Markham, On

Job Description

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.

Security Group Overview:
The Software Security Engineering provides ownership for Platform and Content security features across the software stack including device drivers, firmware, and application level interfaces. The group is responsible for supporting the entire range of AMD products including APUs, CPUs and GPUs, enabling customers to build competitive solutions.

The Role:
As a member of the Software Security Engineering group you will participate in all aspects of development life cycle. Driving enablement of security centric features across wide range of AMD SOCs, focusing on development of embedded firmware and graphics / multimedia drivers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement embedded ARM firmware and Windows device drivers enabling a wide range of security features
  • Develop new software features and enhancements within pre & post silicon environments
  • Drive design reviews, quality improvements and architectural discussions
  • Engage as a team player, leverage AGILE methodologies to drive cross team development, provide leadership to junior developers and always ready to take on new challenges

The Person:

  • 6+ years of hands on experience with low level development in C / C++
  • Experience with OS kernel/driver design and implementation with one or more operating systems
  • An understanding of Windows DDI, Video playback pipeline and principles related to Premium content security
  • Experience with embedded firmware development on ARM or x86 microprocessors
  • Experience implementing DRM specications including MS PlayReady, Google Widevine would be an asset
  • Well versed in software engineering practices to drive timely execution and long term sustainability
  • Knowledge of Cryptography, Platform Security and concepts related to handling Premium Content would be an asset
  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines, responding to changing business and technical conditions with minimal direction
  • Excellent communications skills: verbal, written and interpersonal
  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline


Requisition Number: 55381
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham
Job Function: Software Engineering

AMD welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process, unless undue hardship to AMD would result. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact

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