Sr. Firmware / Memory BIOS Engineer - 75631

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.
 

Memory BIOS Engineer

THE ROLE:

Exciting opportunity within the Client BIOS development team working on latest cutting-edge memory technologies.

Get to work with other firmware development teams, CPU architects, test teams, and end customer. In this role you will be responsible for developing and maintaining memory initialization code that optimizes the memory sub-system for maximum performance as well as designing and implementing all memory related system features.

 

THE PERSON:

Ideal candidate is a highly motivated, self learning engineer with a passion for the lowest level of understanding of memory architecture; both hardware and software. Candidate should be self-motivated and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. As the BIOS memory expert you will be asked to explain in simple terms your work such that it can be understood by piers with less familiarity. You will also need to work closely with memory architects that will know more than you. Therefore, strong communication skills are very important.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design, develop, and debug memory initialization firmware BIOS for systems and platforms using AMD APU/CPU including new memory feature adds.
  • Work closely with motherboard designer, APU/CPU architects and validation/test teams.
  • Able to work to a deadline in a fast-paced environment.
  • Debug memory interface issues.
  • Work on both internal and external platforms.
  • Work on a system simulator pre-silicon
  • Memory optimization and tuning. 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • BIOS, firmware, or system software development
  • Strong Knowledge of firmware memory initialization, JEDEC, UEFI, and PC industry standard
  • Expert at C language; knowledge of assembly
  • Familiarity with x86 and ARM CPU/APU architectures and associated compile tools
  • Familiarity with at least one BIOS code base (AMI, Insyde or Phoenix BIOS) preferred
  • Able to read and interpret system schematics.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must have strong system debugging skills.
  • Knowledge of DDR4\LPDDR4
  • Experience in BIOS related tools development is a plus.

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

 

  • BS-CS/BS-EE with 10+ years experience with BIOS, firmware or system software development
  • MS-CS/MS-EE with 7+ years experience; with BIOS, firmware, or system software development

 

LOCATION:

Austin, TX

 

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Requisition Number: 75631 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
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