MTS Firmware Engineer - 92148

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 - 92148

The Role:

An exciting opportunity within the client platform BIOS and Firmware team. The ideal candidate has experience in BIOS port, bring up, and support through product launch of client platforms running Linux operating system. A candidate who has good Linux system knowledge is a plus. Candidate should be a highly motivated, self-learning firmware engineer and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.

 

The Person:

We are searching for a Firmware Engineer to join and work closely with the AMD Linux platforms team, Linux OS vendors and end customers. In this role the Engineer will help with debugging and resolving issues in a timely manner to meet their schedules. Strong communication skills are very important.

AMD's environment is fast paced, results oriented and built upon a legion of forward-thinking people with a passion for winning technology!

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Porting and bring up of UEFI BIOS.
  • Work closely with Linux developers to debug and port firmware features and resolve UEFI firmware issues.
  • Able to work to a deadline in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work to enable features, optimize BIOS performance for Linux, and improve reliability.
  • Able to multi-task between several customers.

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Solid understanding of Linux OS (preferred), UEFI. BIOS, firmware.
  • Experience porting BIOS to new platforms.
  •  Experience performing system bring-ups, OS firmware interfaces,
  • Expert at C language; knowledge of assembly Familiarity with x86 and ARM CPU/APU architectures and associated compile tools.
  •  Must have strong system debugging skills.
  • Able to read and interpret system schematics.
  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines, responding to changing business and technical conditions with minimal direction
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, written and interpersonal

 

Academic Credentials:

BS-CS/BS-EE with 5 years experience with BIOS, firmware or system software development MS-CS/MS-EE with 3 years experience; with BIOS, firmware, or system software development

 

 

 

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Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin or Taipei, Taiwan
Job Function: Design
 

 

 

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