AMD looking to optimize Xen support

Heise Online reports AMD posted an online job request with precise references to Xen virtualization:

Job Code: OS virtualization developer

Description: As Operating System virtualization developer you are working with the Linux/Xen community to improve Xen for AMD processors. You are developing in cooperation with the silicon designers new concepts to improve the hardware support for modern operating systems. You are providing advise to the silicon designers and implement support in the Linux kernel and validate new concepts with processor simulators. You are developing prototype implementations ready for submission to the official Linux kernel.
This position is associated to AMDs Operating System Research Center in Dresden.


  • Xen improvements regarding support for AMD hardware
  • Advice our silicon designers to optimally support the needs of modern operating systems with new generations of AMD processors
  • Collaboration with other Linux tools developers both inside and outside of AMD
  • preparation of whitepapers and articles, presentations at technical conferences