Sr. Software System Designer (94181)

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.


BIOS/Firmware software Engineer

Experience: 5 – 9 Years

Job Description

AMD is looking for an experienced Firmware developer to take-up the exciting role of system design, architecture and development. As part of an experienced engineering group with highly talented engineers, you will help define and drive implementation of Firmware solutions to enable cutting edge AMD CPU technologies on emulation and simulation platforms.


Education & Technical Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/strong understanding of BIOS workflow and UEFI
  • Debugging Skills involving Assembly
  • Hands on experience in one or more of AMI, UEFI, Tianacore, Coreboot
  • Strong board and silicon bring-up experience. 
  • Strong C/C++ development skills with a good understanding of object-oriented design. 
  • Experience customization of the firmware for different platforms & features. 
  • Implementation experience of IPMI stack on Base Board Management Controller firmware 
  • Thorough understanding of Server Architecture for x86/ARM, IO internals, system buses like PCIE/SATA/USB/I2C/SPI, I/O Subsystems 
  • Prior experience in board bring-up and trouble shooting and co-working hardware teams. 
  • Effective collaboration, good written and verbal communication skills,  
  • Should be a quick learner and a team player. 
  • Good knowledge of Linux internals, especially dependencies of Operating System on the BIOS and Firmware. 
  • Bachelor of Engineering degree with hands-on experience of 5-9 years in BIOS / firmware development. 


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for bringing up BIOS for AMD server platforms on pre-silicon environment.
  • Work in multi-site environment, collaborate with cross country teams, quickly learn new skills and drive completion of business goals.
  • Work closely with Emulation team, Silicon teams and platform design teams to provide direction and planning into design, for enablement and verification of IPs on emulators and helps in early silicon evaluation.
  • Influence and support software engineers with code reviews and closed source code offerings. 
  • Work on software POCs (Proof of Concepts) for early enablement of new technology.



Requisition Number: 94181 
Country/Region/Location: India State/Province: Karnataka City: Bangalore 
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