Sr. Firmware Engineer

Location: Shanghai, Shanghai, CN

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.


Memory BIOS Engineer



Exciting opportunity within the Client BIOS development team working on latest cutting-edge memory technologies.

Get to work with other firmware development teams, CPU architects, test teams, and end customer. In this role you will be responsible for developing and maintaining memory initialization code that optimizes the memory sub-system for maximum performance as well as designing and implementing all memory related system features.



Ideal candidate has experience doing BIOS port and bring up of Chrome books or Coreboot based platforms.

Alternatively, a candidate who has extensive experience doing system port and bring up of UEFI based platforms is also attractive. Candidate should be a highly motivated, self-learning firmware engineer and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. In this role you will be working closely with the end customer debugging and resolving issues in a timely manner to assure they can make their schedules. Strong communication skills are very important.



  • Porting and bring up of Coreboot BIOS to customer Chromebook motherboard.
  • Work closely with customers to address and resolve BIOS issues.
  • Able to work to a deadline in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work to enable features, optimize BIOS performance, and improve reliability.
  • Able to multi-task between several customers.


  • Knowledge of Coreboot (preferred) or UEFI.
  • BIOS, firmware, or system software development.
  • Experience porting BIOSs to new platforms
  • Experience performing system bring-ups
  • Expert at C language; knowledge of assembly
  • Familiarity with x86 and ARM CPU/APU architectures and associated compile tools
  • Must have strong system debugging skills.
  • Able to read and interpret system schematics.
  • Strong communication skills



  • BS-CS/BS-EE with 5+ years experience with BIOS, firmware or system software development
  • MS-CS/MS-EE with 3+ years experience; with BIOS, firmware, or system software development




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: 79485 
Country: China State: Shanghai City: Shanghai 
Job Function: 

Apply now

Apply for Job

Share this Job