OpenBMC Firmware Developer - 105582

Location: Portland, Oregon, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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OpenBMC Firmware Developer


The position entails firmware development in conjunction with coordination with architects, BIOS developers, vendors, and quality assurance teams to develop robust, innovative OpenBMC firmware releases for customer reference boards. Responsibilities include BMC firmware development in an OpenBMC environment, upstreaming work to the OpenBMC community and troubleshooting existing designs.

A successful candidate will employ solid software methodologies, manageability design expertise, debug capabilities, and strong process practices to ensure on-schedule, defect-free firmware deliveries with focus on continuous feature and code improvement.

• Previous BMC Firmware development mandatory (Dell iDRAC, Dell CMC, HP iLo, etc)
• Highly Proficient in developing User Interface based on Java Scripts, Network socket concepts
• Experience with Open Source Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) Software Stack (OpenBMC)
• Programming experience (JavaScript , Shell Scripting, Python, C, C++)
• Knowledge of low-level protocols including I2c, I3c, JTAG, SPI, eSPI, UART, PCIe expected
• Proficient with Source version control systems like Git, Review tools like Gerrit
• Working knowledge of Linux Kernel programming and Linux driver development experience (JTAG, I2C, SPI)
• Hands on experience working with Reference Boards.
• Experience with Linux gcc build and debug tools.
• Strong debug methodology and skills mandatory
• Experience in server manageability architecture mandatory
• Experience in x86 architecture mandatory
• Experience reading and understanding digital schematics desired
• Intimate knowledge of software development process methodology expected
• Knowledge of industry standard initiatives such as Redfish desirable and manageability protocols such as IPMI expected
• Strong analytical skills and debug methodology expected.

• BSEE, BSCS, or BSCE degree or higher
• 5-7 years or more of firmware development
• 2 years or more of manageability firmware experience
• Candidates should enjoy working in a dynamic team environment



Requisition Number: 105582 
Country: United States State: Oregon City: Portland 
Job Function: Design


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