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Microsoft Corporation Senior Software Engineer: GPU Compilers in Cambridge, Massachusetts

GPU-driven industries like gaming, machine learning, and technical computing are growing rapidly due to rising GPU performance. As performance increases, so does code complexity, making GPU programming languages ever more critical to these industries. The HLSL compiler team is responsible for advancing graphics and GPU programming by driving new initiatives to design, implement, and expose the latest in GPU hardware features. We work with hardware partner teams to develop new features, and with game/app developer teams to make sure those features meet their needs. We are seeking an experienced compiler and graphics engineer to help us build the future of GPU programming through HLSL.

About our organization:

Azure Edge + Platform brings together Edge platforms, devices, and services to deliver Edge solutions, operating systems, and engineering systems. Driven by its customers’ needs, Azure Edge + Platform seeks to accelerate growth for Azure, E&D, and Microsoft’s customers worldwide.

The organization’s portfolio spans the Cloud Edge Stack, Azure Engineering Systems, Azure Media Services - for end-to-end media workflow and analytics - and Microsoft’s Operating Systems including the Azure Host OS and Windows. This portfolio impressively powers the world with more than one billion monthly active devices.

Responsibilities

  • Work with extensive data sets to measure compiler correctness and performance

  • Fix correctness issues and tune the compiler for performance

  • Implement language and other features

  • Work with game developers to fix specific issues, gather feedback, and gain insight into future product development

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years of software development experience

  • Extensive experience with C++ and assembly programming

  • DirectX (or equivalent) API knowledge and experience

  • LLVM (or equivalent) compiler experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience shipping compilers and/or games

  • Knowledge and understanding of modern rendering techniques

  • A good understanding of how GPU hardware works

Cloud Background check:

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

Microsoft Cloud Background Check:

This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .

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