SMTS Firmware Engineer (8)

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.

Senior Staff UEFI BIOS Development Firmware Engineer


The Role:

AMD Enterprise team is currently looking for engineers who are passionate about Server products and would like to be part of our EPYC journey to greatly impact the x86 server market. Our team is dedicated to developing and deploying cutting edge technologies, such as our advanced chiplet design, the latest silicon process technologies, and our streamlined IO architecture, to build groundbreaking products that seek tomorrow’s challenges in today’s data-driven world.

Our team is looking for an energetic engineer to fulfill the mission-critical role of ensuring customers can deploy our EPYC designs, coordinating with firmware and SoC architects to develop robust, scalable customer platform BIOS solutions, producing quality, competitive and innovative customer solutions while minimizing time to market.


The Person:

A successful candidate will employ proven software methodologies, firmware design expertise, deep technical knowledge, strong customer communication, and well-honed organizational skills across multiple teams to ensure on-schedule, defect-free customer BIOS solutions. This will involve providing technical leadership and mentorship as the external face of AMD’s firmware design team, while internally proactively managing issues and risks.

To be successful you must possess the technical proficiency and interpersonal confidence to technically clearly represent design ideas, sophisticated problem descriptions, and innovative solutions with other developers as well as customer teams.


Key Responsibilities:

  • In-depth UEFI BIOS development experience mandatory
  • Design and develop platform BIOS based on the silicon and board features
  • C and ASM programming experience mandatory
  • Experience in server BIOS architecture mandatory
  • Work closely with silicon design, platform design, Debug and validation to triage and debug system issues across the lifecycle of the product
  • Desire to work and succeed on fast-paced and highly dynamic environments


Preferred Experience:

  • 5+ years experience in BIOS, firmware, or system software development with proven knowledge of x86 system architecture
  • Excellent C language track record, x86 assembly experience a plus
  • Knowledge of server hardware interfaces (10G/1G Ethernet, SATA, AHCI, DDR3, PCIe Gen1/Gen2/Gen3, SPI, I2C) encouraged
  • Intimate knowledge of PCIe Gen1/Gen2/Gen3, NVMe and PCIe Hotplug, DDR5 Memory preferred
  • Intimate knowledge of software development process methodology expected
  • Knowledge of industry-standard initiatives such as (ACPI, SMBIOS, PCIe) expected
  • Proficient with Source version control systems like Git, Review tools like Gerrit
  • Strong analytical skills and debug methodology encouraged
  • Previous pre-silicon or emulation experience a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.



  • BSEE, BSCS, or BSCE degree or higher with 10+ years or MS with 7+ years of experience in firmware development
  • Candidates should enjoy working in a dynamic team environment




Requisition Number: 97942 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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