Sr. Manager Firmware/BIOS Design Eng. - 102950

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 Role:

You will be responsible for developing a highly talented FW/BIOS customer engineering team and enabling them resolve multi-disciplinary customer issues across different products (SoCs) in different market segments. You will work closely with internal teams to understand the design and architecture, use-cases and implementation details and then enable the customers in applying the right platform solution into their differentiated innovative products.

The Person:

AMD is looking for an experienced candidate to take-up the exciting hands-on leadership role of managing the platform applications/systems engineering hardware team in Austin and work on bleeding-edge technologies. This role is customer facing role and the individual should be passionate about customer success and tackling complex customer technical problems by driving the right solutioning with high sense of urgency and engineering leadership.

Direct result and impact of your work will be seen in customer success as they launch their products in the market which in turn brings business growth to the business unit and matter of great pride to your and your team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on Engineering leadership in building and developing a highly talented and productive team of firmware engineers as a part of platform-HW systems and customer engineering.
  • Tacking complex system level technical problem requiring debug leadership of a virtual cross-functional task force, brainstorming ideas/hypotheses, prioritization calls, insightful connecting-the-dots and overall driving the best approach of debugging for fast results.
  • Doing deep-dive technical discussions, presentations, problem-and-solution summarization, trade-off analysis etc. with customers and aligning on win-win solution in tough problems.
  • Authoring and producing good documentation for the customers or internal teams on How-To application notes, performance analysis, etc.
  • Talent Management, attracting and hiring top-talent, actioning the performance improvement cases.
  • Occasional travel, including international travel.

Preferred Experience:

  • Leadership experience of more than 5 yrs. in a hands-on, customer focused management role with a team size of 5+ people.
  • Previous experience with architecture, design, and debug of FW/BIOS design and validation functions
  • Good working knowledge of the industry standard buses and protocols like PCIe, Ethernet, USB, SATA, I2C, SPI etc.
  • Experience with systems SW applications in the networking, storage, or automotive market and familiarity with AMD products and technology.

Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering with 10+ years of relevant experience.

 

Location:

Austin, Texas

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Requisition Number: 102950 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design
  

 

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