Summer 2022 Design Co-Op/ Intern

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.

The Position:

Are you interested in a role that offers the opportunity to show off your strong software engineering and creative problem-solving skills?
In this role, you will be working on innovations in automating the generation of certain key production Firmware/BIOS components for the next generation AMD microprocessors – to be deployed across all our product segments including EPYC, Ryzen, Radeon, Semi-Custom products, and Deep Learning solutions.  You will be designing and developing associated tools and infrastructure for data extraction, processing, compiling and decompiling.  In addition, you will contribute towards debug and optimization of software to support silicon bring-up, validation, and debug.  Code quality, robustness and extendibility are critical.  As a member of the team, you will also be responsible for contributing to coding, code reviews, creating unit tests, and authoring detailed documentation related to your work.


Key Responsibilities:

  •   Work with the initialization firmware architect on enhancing python based tools that process large amounts of complex data to produce a hardware initialization binary.  Develop tools and infrastructure that help in the collection of the initialization data in either python or C / C++.  
  •   Perform unit and integration test, debugging, post release support and software configuration management.
  •   Write development documentation and contribute content to end user documentation.

The Candidate must have experience in doing the following:

  •   Strong background in compilers, data parsing/processing and software optimization techniques.
  •   Python and C / C++
  •   Linux and Linux scripting
  •   Experience with perl and rubix is a plus
  •   Strong analytical and Debugging, problem solving skills
  •   Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork
  •   Must be fluent in both written and spoken English


Requisition Number: 82065793
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design  
Hiring Manager: Krishna Sai Bernucho

      • AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by January 4, 2022. AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.

Requisition Number: 126941 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp


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