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.

Firmware Engineer



AMD’s Server Core Firmware team is looking for a firmware engineer to architect, design, develop, debug, and integrate firmware solutions for components in the AMD SOC.  The engineer will develop new software features, collaborate with customers and partners on new initiatives, resolve technical challenges, and align efforts across engineering teams and business units within AMD.



We are looking for a firmware engineer to architect, design and implement embedded firmware enabling a wide range of power, performance, and security features.  The successful candidate will employ solid design methodologies, deep technical knowledge, and well-honed debug skills across multiple FW components to ensure on-schedule, defect-free system firmware.


The engineer will engage as an active team player, leverage AGILE methodologies to drive cross team development, and provide leadership to junior developers.  Additionally, the engineer will drive design reviews, quality improvements, and architectural discussions.


  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Experience with computer architecture.

  • Experience with firmware development.

  • Experience with technologies such as PCIe, ACPI, DDR.

  • Experience with JTAG debuggers and other tools.

  • Experience with source control systems such as git.

  • Experience with processor, board, or ASIC bring-up.

  • An understanding of embedded firmware or device driver development.

  • Experiences working with RTOS and other embedded OS environments.



  • Experience working on server platforms.

  • Well versed in software engineering practices.

  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines, responding to changing business and technical conditions with minimal direction.

  • 5+ years device driver, BIOS/UEFI, or general firmware development experience

  • Excellent communications skills: verbal, written and interpersonal.


  • Bachelor’s degree required



Requisition Number: 161321 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design

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