Sr. Firmware Engineer - 80550

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

Apply now

Apply for Job


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 Firmware Engineer

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 Firmware Engineer

The Role:

Firmware engineer working closely with firmware developers, architects and design verification teams on planning, scoping and execution activities for firmware testing solutions spanning pre and post-silicon for all AMD business units.

The Person:

Will have direct experience with firmware development and exposure to either pre-silicon or post-silicon design cycles. This will include bringing a strong technical outlook in areas of feature documentation, development, test-planning and issue resolution. In addition, this person will need to be a strong problem solver and be able to show a history of mitigating issues and collaboration with team members to propose solutions and ways to make forward progress.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for firmware development including testing and debug for pre and post silicon support.
  • Engage with technical leads to understand firmware scope and work on implementation execution, including testing, to meet schedules and landmarks.
  • Work with internal and external teams to ensure the highest level of happiness throughout firmware lifecycle.
  • Must be well-organized, technically oriented, and a self-starter with a validated ability to work collaboratively and coordinate activities with geographically distributed technical teams.
  • Validated history of working and succeeding on fast-paced and highly dynamic environments

Preferred Experience:

  • Understanding of firmware development cycle, integration and verification/validation for pre-si and post-si for SoC designs.
  • Strong C programming experience & debugging skills for embedded systems.
  • Validated ability to methodically root-cause complex failure mechanisms at the IP, subsystem and/or system level.
  • Working experience and/or exposure to firmware testing platforms including: Unit Level, Simulation and Emulation.
  • Knowledge of firmware algorithms used in any Host protocols such as: SCSI, SATA, eMMC, USB, PCIe, SPI, DDR, NVMe is an added advantage.
  • Experience in hardware/software interfaces and debugging sophisticated issues in CPU and firmware using JTAG, source code debuggers and other tools.
  • Prior involvement in board, processor, or ASIC bring-up.
  • Experience with source control systems including git/gerrit
  • Working experience with Python, C++ and Makefiles is highly preferred
  • Ability to flourish with a dynamic and fast-paced work environment with quick results and delivery of engineering solutions.
  • Validated ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

Academic Credentials:

  • 3+ years of BIOS/firmware programming experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.

Location:

Austin, Texas

 

 

#LI-MK2

 

 



Requisition Number: 80550 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design
  

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. We consider candidates regardless of age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status. Please click here for more information.

Apply now

Apply for Job

Share this Job