Sr. Manager Software System Design(106821)

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

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.

 

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.
 

FIRMWARE VALIDATION SENIOR MANAGER

 

THE ROLE:

With AMD's Client engineering teams, you will be exposed to the world’s best Desktop/PC and Mobile CPU, GPU and APU processors for accelerated system computing power. As an AMD Client Engineer you will have visibility to cutting edge multi-layered security features, H-Series processors optimized for gamers and creators, and U-Series processors optimized for thin and light notebooks. In addition, you will learn how AMD achieves unprecedented performance and battery life with 7nm “Zen 3” core architecture. Zen is delivering a 19% IPC and up to 26% gaming performance generational uplift, with power efficiency up to 2.8X greater than the performance-per-watt of our competition. Come join our world class client engineering team providing rapid career growth advancement, and access to cutting edge client technologies, through its year over year record-breaking market share, product performance and revenue gains!

 

Come join the team responsible for driving AMD’s Shift-Left strategies, planning and execution of our Client Compute Products, which are used by major OEM and compute solution customers in the world. In this role, you get to grow a new team of firmware validation system engineers responsible for defining, creating, and executing firmware validation features on pre-silicon platforms. You get to interact with multiple stakeholders (firmware/BIOS, SW, IP, SOC DV, SOC and system architects) to plan, create, execute, and debug system use cases on SimNow/FPGA platforms, in addition to advancing pre-silicon infrastructure to expand validation capabilities.

 

THE PERSON:

AMD is seeking a Senior Manager to lead and grow a team of pre-silicon firmware validation system engineers. Furthermore, we are looking to find a technical leader who thrives in an environment that requires creative debugging skills, drive to improve pre-silicon system validation coverage capabilities, and a passion for improving our overall Shift-Left strategies and goals.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Grow and lead a team of Firmware Validation System Engineers responsible for defining, creating, and executing firmware validation features on pre-silicon platforms.
  • Work closely with emulation system design technical leads to strengthen firmware and BIOS validation coverage prior to silicon tape-out and bring-up.
  • Understand SoC requirements and identify system level use cases and best pre-silicon platforms to execute and debug firmware.
  • Report metrics on Firmware/BIOS quality and coverage to upper management.
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PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • The soft skills:
    • Proven track record of growing and leading a team that works in a cross functional and multi-geo environment.
    • Ability to attract, hire and grow new teams while working in a fast-paced environment.
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with the ability to influence and persuade cross functional team members.
    • Strong people management skills and experience. Ability to coach both strong and weak performers.
    • Goal oriented with a strong project management background and the ability to create plans, rally the team, and execute on commitments.
  • The technical skills:
    • Experience in embedded FW/SW experience in C.
    • Experience with FPGA and simulation environments. SimNow experience is a plus.
    • Experience in x86 and/or ARM based SoC Architecture
    • Experience in validating firmware features in a pre-silicon environment such as FPGA and simulation.
    • Experience strong debug skills in SOC verification environment and exposure to low power, security, IO(USB, PCIE, Memory) feature validation in SOC environment.
    • Experience debugging failures using log files and microcode trace dumps.
    • Experience debugging software using debuggers and trace files.  
    • Knowledge of UEFI, Coreboot, Chrome, Windows Operating Systems

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

One of the following combinations of Degree and Experience.

  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science with 5+ years of pre-silicon firmware/BIOS validation experience
  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Engineering with 5+ years’ experience in writing Software modules to validate firmware/BIOS.

LOCATION:

Bangalore, India



AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFDV



Requisition Number: 106821 
Country/Region/Location: India State/Province: Karnataka City: Bangalore 
Job Function: 
Design  

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