BIOS Test Automation Lead

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.
 

BIOS Test Automation Lead 

 

The Role:

AMD’s Data Center GPU Validation BIOS QA team is looking for a lead test automation engineer with a passion for the firmware to bring our test automation to the next level.  The candidate must be passionate about improving firmware quality through automation.

 

Key Responsibilities:  

With a focus on automation, you will create, execute and maintain detailed test procedures and test scripts for cutting-edge BIOS firmware. You will provide technical leadership to the other test automation engineers. Using our Jenkins automated test environment, various internal hardware test tools, internal software utilities or third-party utilities, you will capture and report failures to the BIOS firmware development team. Assigned tests must be completed in a timely fashion based on expected completion time and customer/internal roadmap deadlines.

 

Requirements:

  • Energetic, motivated self-starter with a thirst for knowledge and a firm commitment to schedule
  • Ability to provide technical leadership to other engineers
  • Experience with test methodologies, software/firmware test case development, continuous integration, automation, and execution targeting Linux and Windows environments
  • Working knowledge of scripting languages (PERL, Python, Ruby) and programming (C/C++, Assembly)
  • Strong debugging & troubleshooting skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with industry hardware and software debuggers Knowledge of PC / server industry initiatives including PCIe, ACPI, UEFI, SMBIOS, JEDEC, IPMI; common PC interface standards Ethernet, SATA, PCIe, USB, DDR
  • Experience in working on Agile and milestone-driven product development
  • Experience in source control and build management is a plus

 

Education:

BS in Computer Science or related field + 5-7 years of directly related experience or Masters in Computer Science or related field + 3-5 years of directly related experience

 

Location:

Austin Texas

 

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Requisition Number: 129041 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design
  

 

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