Firmware Engineer-Markham Canada (63308)

Location: Markham, CA

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.


This is a great opportunity to work on a growing team focused on the firmware that is crucial to all of AMD’s product lines spanning from server to semi-custom ASICs. This team is also responsible for firmware transformation initiatives to propel the organization to the next level. Working in this new team is a great career opportunity to make a big difference where contributions will get noticed widely.



As a junior member of the Firmware Engineering Team, you will be part of the development group focusing on pre and post silicon validation. 



  • Support all platforms and projects with firmware responsible for configuration of high bandwidth peripheral IO busses such as PCIe and SATA.
  • Engage as a team player and work closely with cross-functional teams such as BIOS, SMU, architecture, design, and verification on the delivery of integrated firmware solutions.
  • Develop low-level firmware for embedded systems.
  • Support pre- and post-silicon as well as production cycle efforts



  • Understanding of embedded software development and embedded system design either via hands-on industry or university experience
  • Software skills in C/C++, Scripting languages and/or x86 Assembly.
  • Strong ability to find ways to automate builds and test embedded systems.
  • Understanding of any industry standard peripheral IO Bus architecture such as: PCI, PCIExpress, SATA, Ethernet or USB.
  • Able to work on UNIX, Linux or Windows.
  • Strong analytical thinking skills, excellent attention to detail, and good coding skills.


BONUS SKILLS: (Not Required):

  • Understanding of firmware development including pre- and post-silicon validation
  • Knowledge of ASIC architecture and digital design/flow concepts
  • Familiarity with embedded RTOS.
  • Experience with developing low-level firmware for embedded systems using C



BS/MS in Electrical/Computer Engineering/Engineering Science or Computer Science.



Markham Canada





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