Sr. Firmware Engineer

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.

Platform BIOS Engineer – 111347


The Role:
We are looking for a passionate platform BIOS Engineer to work with our system platform teams in Austin,TX.

The Person:
Should be adept in platform BIOS development working on system platforms with a focus on APU and CPU technologies.


Key Responsibilities:
•    Design, develop, debug, and verify System Software (UEFI Firmware/BIOS) for internal/external systems and platforms that use AMD APU/CPU, AMD chipset, and 3rd party chipsets.
•    Participant in day-to-day Firmware development work as key part of global organization mainly using C languages; will need to interact with internal organizations and customers.
•    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.

Preferred Experience:
•    Majored in Computer Science, Computer Software Engineering or Electronic Engineering, etc. 
•    You should have knowledge and proficiency in at least one of the following areas: 
•    C/C++ Languages
•    Perl/Python script 
•    Adept with x86 and/or AMD64 architecture
•    Good knowledge of ARM architecture
•    Comfortable working with PC hardware and platform issues 
•    Experience with UEFI  , BIOS, firmware, or system software development
•    Knowledge about ACPI, USB, PCIE, SATA and other PC industry standard 
•    X86 Assembly language programming and debugging is a plus 
•    Proficient in both written and spoken English to work optimally within a highly collaborative environment with colleagues around the world with strong passion for learning.


Academic Credentials:
BS or Master’s degree preferred

Austin, Texas
Outstanding Employee Medical Benefits and full relocation services offered!



Requisition Number: 111347 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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