Firmware Development Engineer - Platform Management

Dec 03, 2023
San Jose, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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THE ROLE: 

AMD is looking for an experienced specialized software engineer who is passionate about improving the performance of key applications and benchmarks. You will be a member of a core team of incredibly talented industry specialists and will work with the very latest hardware and software technology. 

 

THE PERSON: 

The ideal candidate should be passionate about software engineering and possess leadership skills to drive sophisticated issues to resolution. Able to communicate effectively and work optimally with different teams across AMD.  

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Architecture: Contribute to the architecture and design of the overall platform management solution of AMD-Xilinx platforms
  • Software Development: Develop linux user-space & kernel-space apps/drivers for platform management. Develop core firmware that is responsible for power & thermal management. Develop open-source tool to convert system device tree to firmware metadata
  • Quality: Develop software at high-quality with tests, develop firmware following functional safety processes
  • Upstreaming: Any kernel driver work will be upstreamed to linux kernel project
  • Collaboration: Work closely with design team, system architect, fpga design tool (Vivado) team and other teams across timezones to identify & solve problems
  • Ownership: Scope work and risks. Plan milestones & deliver high-quality work artifacts. Transparent in communication to all stakeholders
  • Business focus: Solve issues in platform management solution – pre-bring-up reviews, bring-up & continuous development & maintenance after customer deployment
  • Customer obsession: Responsible for working with internal & external customers and customer support teams for resolving critical customer escalations

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Expertise in C programming language
  • Hands-on experience with ARM SoCs and Embedded systems
  • Hands-on experience with bring-up & SoC boot flow
  • Hands-on experience with linux kernel-space, user-space driver & firmware development
  • Hands-on experience collaborating with design engineers
  • Previous experience with AMD-Xilinx SoC (Zynq, ZynqMP, Versal) and Vivado design tools will be strongly preferred
  • Some experience with python will be preferred

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent 

 

LOCATION: San Jose, CA 

 

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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 is looking for an experienced specialized software engineer who is passionate about improving the performance of key applications and benchmarks. You will be a member of a core team of incredibly talented industry specialists and will work with the very latest hardware and software technology. 

 

THE PERSON: 

The ideal candidate should be passionate about software engineering and possess leadership skills to drive sophisticated issues to resolution. Able to communicate effectively and work optimally with different teams across AMD.  

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Architecture: Contribute to the architecture and design of the overall platform management solution of AMD-Xilinx platforms
  • Software Development: Develop linux user-space & kernel-space apps/drivers for platform management. Develop core firmware that is responsible for power & thermal management. Develop open-source tool to convert system device tree to firmware metadata
  • Quality: Develop software at high-quality with tests, develop firmware following functional safety processes
  • Upstreaming: Any kernel driver work will be upstreamed to linux kernel project
  • Collaboration: Work closely with design team, system architect, fpga design tool (Vivado) team and other teams across timezones to identify & solve problems
  • Ownership: Scope work and risks. Plan milestones & deliver high-quality work artifacts. Transparent in communication to all stakeholders
  • Business focus: Solve issues in platform management solution – pre-bring-up reviews, bring-up & continuous development & maintenance after customer deployment
  • Customer obsession: Responsible for working with internal & external customers and customer support teams for resolving critical customer escalations

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Expertise in C programming language
  • Hands-on experience with ARM SoCs and Embedded systems
  • Hands-on experience with bring-up & SoC boot flow
  • Hands-on experience with linux kernel-space, user-space driver & firmware development
  • Hands-on experience collaborating with design engineers
  • Previous experience with AMD-Xilinx SoC (Zynq, ZynqMP, Versal) and Vivado design tools will be strongly preferred
  • Some experience with python will be preferred

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent 

 

LOCATION: San Jose, CA 

 

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#HYBRID

 

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