SMTS Firmware Engineer - 90481

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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BIOS/Firmware Engineer - 90481



The AMD Semi-Custom Business Unit is looking for someone with knowledge about ACPI, USB, PCIE, SATA and other PC industry standard, with solid software development skills as well as BIOS/Firmware UEFI/EDKII development experience. Has good communication skills and be able to work both independently and in a team.



In this role, you will have the opportunity to design, develop, and debug BIOS (System Software), UEFI Firmware, VBIOS or Memory Firmware for internal/external systems and platforms that use AMD APU/CPU, AMD chipset, and 3rd party chipsets. Additionally, you will participate in day-to-day BIOS development / debugging work using PC assembly and C languages; will need to interact with internal organizations, BIOS vendors, and customers.

  • Must have strong system debugging skills in various BIOS domains
  • Comfortable working with PC hardware and platform issues
  • Design BIOS features required by AMD APU/CPU and chipset.
  • Develop BIOS features for AMD new platforms designed in house or externally; sustain existing BIOS; debug BIOS and system related issues.
  • Assist APU/CPU validation, platform validation, and debug engineers to develop/debug system and silicon issues.
  • Provide consultation to internal and external customers regarding AMD features and programming requirements.



  • Prior relevant BIOS, firmware, or system software development experience
  • Strong Knowledge about ACPI, USB, PCIE, SATA and other PC industry standard
  • Good at X86 assembly and C language
  • Familiar with at least one BIOS code base (AMI, Insyde or UDK open source).
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • UEFI experience is required
  • Experience in Memory development, debug and tuning is required.
  • Experience in ARM development is a plus.
  • Experience in BSP development/Boot loader (uBoot)/CoreBoot is a plus
  • Experience in encryption / decryption firmware development is a plus.
  • Experience in BIOS related tools development is a plus.
  • Experience in Video BIOS development is a plus.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.



  • Bachelor Degree, Masters preferred: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related area



  •  Austin, TX



Requisition Number: 90481 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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