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.

The Position:

Candidate will be working on developing post-silicon validation software for validating complex features of the next generation AMD microprocessors, X86 CORE internals with team of engineers to develop software for validating AMD's new products. This role will include design, coding, debug, and optimization of software to support silicon bring-up, validation, and debug. Code quality, robustness, extendibility and performance are critical. As a member of the team, you will also be responsible for contributing to coding, code reviews, creating unit tests, and authoring detailed documentation related to your work.


Key Responsibilities:
•Work with Pre-Silicon Design Teams to understand the new /old features of the upcoming Silicon CORE and use one of our existing methodologies to validate those features
•Document the Test Methodology, Test Plans, and Implementation Guidelines. 
•Implement the Tests using C, C++ and appropriate methodologies and enhance the coverage for the current and future silicon of AMD.
•Perform unit and integration test, debugging, post release support and software configuration management
•Write development documentation and contribute content to end user documentation


Preferred Qualifications
•C / C++ and Assembly Language Programming
•One or two Scripting languages
•Knowledge of x86/AMD64/ARM/PowerPC Processor Architecture / internals of CORE

(e.g Cache, Instruction Fetch-Branch Prediction unit, Load Store Unit, Decode Unit, FPU, uCODE unit) 
•Hands-on with Hardware /Embedded Systems and Software
•Strong analytical and Debugging, problem solving skills
•Proven interpersonal skills and teamwork

Experience working with offshore teams preferred


Preferred Education
•BS/MS in Electrical/Computer Engineering



Austin, Texas




Requisition Number: 145622 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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