79111_Firmware Engineer-Power Management

Location: Shanghai, Shanghai, CN

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 diagnostics team is responsible for developing test suites that exercise and validate the hardware blocks in the Graphics and CPU chips developed at AMD. We are heavily involved in diagnostics development for the latest innovations that power the ultimate visual and computing experience. We understand the features that go into the hardware design and we have the software skills to program them to life. Once developed these diagnostics are used in all aspects of the product lifecycle, from pre-silicon validation through the production life of the product.


The successful candidate for this role will be an integral part of our power management diagnostics development team through code development, debug, emulation and HW feature validation.




  • Have the desire and ability to solve problem quickly.
  • Be able to schedule own workload, and plan tasks
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be willing to be flexible and accept new challenges.



  • Planning, designing, writing, debugging and optimizing functional and stress tests for power management subsystem and system-on-chip hardware IP
  • Develop diagnostic tests to bring-up and validate ASIC features on both pre-silicon environment (FPGA and SW emulation) and post-silicon systems (HW silicon and platform)
  • Participate in APU/GPU/CPU silicon bring up
  • Identify and help resolve ASIC, board and firmware issues, provide diagnostics support to external customers and internal engineering teams
  • Triage, debug and root cause HW and SW issues, execute/coordinate testing to ensure high quality software engineering and hardware coverage
  • Evaluate, suggest and drive improvements to framework and test architectures to improve HW coverage, debuggability and quality



  • Experience on diagnostic, device driver or firmware/embedded SW development
  • Ability to closely interact with HW designers/architects and internal validation teams to solve functional HW/SW issues and support engineers for production failures
  • Proficient in C/C++ object oriented programming
  • Experience in system software development on Linux
  • Experience working with large-scale software development projects and understanding of PC architecture
  • Experience in system-level verification and debugging
  • Experience with source control systems (git, svn)



Good university degree in Computer Science or Electronics Engineering; Post Graduate degress preferred. Other engineering or science subject graduates would be considered if they have relevant experience.






Email to bella.yu@amd.com


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: 79111 
Country: China State: Shanghai City: Shanghai 
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