BMC Firmware Engineer

Mar 22, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position entails firmware development in conjunction with coordination with architects, BIOS developers, vendors, and quality assurance teams to develop robust, innovative OpenBMC firmware releases for customer reference boards. Responsibilities include BMC firmware development in an OpenBMC environment, upstreaming work to the OpenBMC community and troubleshooting existing designs.

A successful candidate will employ solid software methodologies, manageability design expertise, debug capabilities, and strong process practices to ensure on-schedule, defect-free firmware deliveries with focus on continuous feature and code improvement.


PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 
• Previous BMC Firmware development experience mandatory (Dell iDRAC, Dell CMC, HP iLo, etc)
• Highly Proficient in developing User Interface based on Java Scripts, Network socket concepts
• Experience with Open Source Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) Software Stack (OpenBMC)
• Programming experience (JavaScript , Shell Scripting, Python, C, C++)
• Knowledge of low-level protocols including I2c, I3c, JTAG, SPI, eSPI, UART, PCIe expected
• Proficient with Source version control systems like Git, Review tools like Gerrit
• Working knowledge of Linux Kernel programming and Linux driver development experience (JTAG, I2C, SPI)
• Hands on experience working with Reference Boards.
• Experience with Linux gcc build and debug tools.
• Strong debug methodology and skills mandatory
• Experience in server manageability architecture mandatory
• Intimate knowledge of software development process methodology expected
• Knowledge of industry standard initiatives such as Redfish, PLDM, MCTP desirable and manageability protocols such as IPMI expected


DESIRED:
• Experience in x86 architecture
• Understanding of Security concepts - Root of Trust, verified boot, measured boot
• Experience in Arm architecture
• Experience reading and understanding digital schematics
• Strong analytical skills and debug methodology expected.

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 
• BSEE, BSCS, or BSCE degree or higher
• 5+ years or more of firmware development
• 3 years or more of manageability firmware experience
• Candidates should enjoy working in a dynamic team environment

 

LOCATION: 

Austin Texas

 

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At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position entails firmware development in conjunction with coordination with architects, BIOS developers, vendors, and quality assurance teams to develop robust, innovative OpenBMC firmware releases for customer reference boards. Responsibilities include BMC firmware development in an OpenBMC environment, upstreaming work to the OpenBMC community and troubleshooting existing designs.

A successful candidate will employ solid software methodologies, manageability design expertise, debug capabilities, and strong process practices to ensure on-schedule, defect-free firmware deliveries with focus on continuous feature and code improvement.


PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 
• Previous BMC Firmware development experience mandatory (Dell iDRAC, Dell CMC, HP iLo, etc)
• Highly Proficient in developing User Interface based on Java Scripts, Network socket concepts
• Experience with Open Source Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) Software Stack (OpenBMC)
• Programming experience (JavaScript , Shell Scripting, Python, C, C++)
• Knowledge of low-level protocols including I2c, I3c, JTAG, SPI, eSPI, UART, PCIe expected
• Proficient with Source version control systems like Git, Review tools like Gerrit
• Working knowledge of Linux Kernel programming and Linux driver development experience (JTAG, I2C, SPI)
• Hands on experience working with Reference Boards.
• Experience with Linux gcc build and debug tools.
• Strong debug methodology and skills mandatory
• Experience in server manageability architecture mandatory
• Intimate knowledge of software development process methodology expected
• Knowledge of industry standard initiatives such as Redfish, PLDM, MCTP desirable and manageability protocols such as IPMI expected


DESIRED:
• Experience in x86 architecture
• Understanding of Security concepts - Root of Trust, verified boot, measured boot
• Experience in Arm architecture
• Experience reading and understanding digital schematics
• Strong analytical skills and debug methodology expected.

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 
• BSEE, BSCS, or BSCE degree or higher
• 5+ years or more of firmware development
• 3 years or more of manageability firmware experience
• Candidates should enjoy working in a dynamic team environment

 

LOCATION: 

Austin Texas

 

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