Manager Software Development Eng. (8)

Location: Austin, 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.


AMD’s Server BIOS QA team is looking for a highly talented manager with strong leadership and communication skills to lead our test automation and firmware continuous integration test teams. Candidate must be passionate about improving software quality through automation and a minimum of 3 years of experience as a technical lead people manager.



  • Planning, designing, developing and testing automated firmware continuous integration and smoke testing, automation infrastructure and firmware test cases.
  • Develop and drive detailed workflow for all automation development
  • Closely interact with firmware developers and ASIC Design team in new feature definition and bring up for future product generation.
  • Improve customer satisfaction and product quality by increasing firmware test coverage and efficiency.
  • Accountable on time delivery of deliverables.
  • Involves collaboration on or assuming the consultative or leadership responsibilities for a specific project or for product development initiatives.
  • Is required to deal with internal groups on behalf of the group or project.
  • Has accountability for results in a particular area of work.
  • Accountability for a team of engineers related to projects (2-5), (e.g., be involved in any of the following activities: interview and selection, day-to-day technical supervision and mentoring).
  • Influences others as a technical leader
  • Builds and leverages trusting relationships with stakeholders



  • Prior experience managing people and technical teams
  • Prior experience with continuous integration frameworks, preferably Jenkins
  • Programming using scripting languages (Python, Ruby, Perl) mandatory and familiarity computer programming languages (C, C++, X86 assembly) preferred
  • Working knowledge of Agile software development processes
  • Solid knowledge of automating software/firmware test plans targeting Linux or Windows environments.
  • Solid knowledge of software development under Microsoft Windows and Linux as a plus.
  • Solid knowledge of PC architecture.
  • Solid knowledge of BIOS/Firmware interfaces (UEFI, ACPI, SMBIOS) or Windows and Linux kernel as a plus.



  • BS + minimum of 8 years of relevant working experience in test automation, software QA or software development



Requisition Number: 74520 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Software Engineering 

Nearest Major Market: Austin

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