Chromebook Linux Automation Tools Development Engineer

Sep 15, 2022
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

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Chromebook Linux Automation Tools Development Engineer  - 180786


The Role:

Exciting opportunity within the Client Chrome System Engineering development team working on latest cutting-edge CPU/APU technologies. In this role you will be responsible for supporting AMD Chromebook customers. You will partner with AMD, Google, and customer firmware development teams to successfully develop and bring to market AMD Chromebook platforms.


The Person:

The ideal candidate has experience doing BIOS port, bring up, and support through product launch of Chromebooks/coreboot based platforms. A candidate who has extensive experience with UEFI firmware development or Linux kernel/driver development is also attractive. The 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 Google and the end customer debugging and resolving issues in a timely manner. Strong communication skills are very important.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Porting and bring up of coreboot firmware for customer Chromebook platforms

  • Work closely with customers to address and resolve firmware related issues

  • Able to work to a deadline in a fast-paced environment

  • Work to enable features, optimize performance, and improve reliability

  • Able to multi-task between several customers & platforms


Preferred Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of coreboot (preferred) or UEFI BIOS

  • 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


Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelors, Masters or PhD with BIOS, firmware, or system software development education and/or experience



  • Austin, TX



Requisition Number: 180786 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design

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