Firmware Development Engineer

May 25, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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THE ROLE: 

 

 AMD’s Server Core Firmware team is looking for a firmware engineer to design, develop, debug, and integrate firmware solutions for components in the AMD SOC.  The engineer will be responsible for the component firmware internal release process, resolving complex issues on pre-production products, developing high quality solutions, and aligning efforts across engineering teams within AMD.  

 

THE PERSON: 

We are looking for a firmware development leader to design and implement embedded firmware enabling a wide range of power, performance, and security features.  The successful candidate will employ solid design methodologies, deep technical knowledge, and well-honed debug skills across multiple FW components to ensure on-schedule, defect-free system firmware product development, enabling critical firmware development to data center customers.  

The engineer will engage as an active team player, leverage AGILE methodologies to drive cross team development, provide leadership to developers, and always be ready to take on new challenges.  There is an opportunity to provide technical leadership and guidance to developers, program managers, and people mangers.  The engineer will participate in design reviews, firmware quality improvements, and architectural discussions. 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong problem-solving skills. 

  • Experience with x86, ARM and/or RISC-V architecture. 

  • Experience embedded firmware and/or device driver development. 

  • Experience with pre-silicon development on FPGAs or simulation environments. 

  • Experience with board, processor, or ASIC bring-up. 

  • Experience with DDR, SPI, eSPI, I2C, LPC, and PCIe. 

  • Experience in hardware/software interfaces and debuging sophisticated issues in CPU and firmware using JTAG, source code debuggers and other tools is a must. 

  • Experience with source control systems such as svn or git. 

  • Experiences working with RTOS and other embedded OS environments. 

  • Complete mastery of C programming language with recent programming experience. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working on server platforms. 

  • Well versed in software engineering practices. 

  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines, responding to changing business and technical conditions with minimal direction. 

  • 8+ years BIOS/Firmware Development experience 

  • Excellent communications skills: verbal, written and interpersonal. 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required  

 

 

LOCATION:  Austin, TX

 

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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.

THE ROLE: 

 

 AMD’s Server Core Firmware team is looking for a firmware engineer to design, develop, debug, and integrate firmware solutions for components in the AMD SOC.  The engineer will be responsible for the component firmware internal release process, resolving complex issues on pre-production products, developing high quality solutions, and aligning efforts across engineering teams within AMD.  

 

THE PERSON: 

We are looking for a firmware development leader to design and implement embedded firmware enabling a wide range of power, performance, and security features.  The successful candidate will employ solid design methodologies, deep technical knowledge, and well-honed debug skills across multiple FW components to ensure on-schedule, defect-free system firmware product development, enabling critical firmware development to data center customers.  

The engineer will engage as an active team player, leverage AGILE methodologies to drive cross team development, provide leadership to developers, and always be ready to take on new challenges.  There is an opportunity to provide technical leadership and guidance to developers, program managers, and people mangers.  The engineer will participate in design reviews, firmware quality improvements, and architectural discussions. 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong problem-solving skills. 

  • Experience with x86, ARM and/or RISC-V architecture. 

  • Experience embedded firmware and/or device driver development. 

  • Experience with pre-silicon development on FPGAs or simulation environments. 

  • Experience with board, processor, or ASIC bring-up. 

  • Experience with DDR, SPI, eSPI, I2C, LPC, and PCIe. 

  • Experience in hardware/software interfaces and debuging sophisticated issues in CPU and firmware using JTAG, source code debuggers and other tools is a must. 

  • Experience with source control systems such as svn or git. 

  • Experiences working with RTOS and other embedded OS environments. 

  • Complete mastery of C programming language with recent programming experience. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working on server platforms. 

  • Well versed in software engineering practices. 

  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines, responding to changing business and technical conditions with minimal direction. 

  • 8+ years BIOS/Firmware Development experience 

  • Excellent communications skills: verbal, written and interpersonal. 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required  

 

 

LOCATION:  Austin, TX

 

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