Firmware Engineer (Memory I/O)

Apr 25, 2024
Santa Clara, Cuba
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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THE ROLE:

AMD’s DDR Server Program is looking for highly motivated and experienced Firmware Engineers to work in the development of DDR Firmware. The focus of this role is to own, code and drive the verification of DDR Training Algorithms and related Firmware. This opportunity provides a balance of definition, firmware design, system-level understanding, and post-Si debug with exposure to full design cycle. Be a part of a team that delivers Industry-leading IP and help our experts in RTL, Firmware, circuit, and architecture teams develop leading-edge and differentiating IPs.

 

THE PERSON:

Curiosity will drive learning to improve how we as a group, and an organization, can get better every day, and your peers will provide a diverse and encouraging environment for career growth, driving the opportunity to be a part of Delighting Our Customers.

We at AMD are Gamers and Performance Enthusiasts at heart, so if you like Acute Performance and seeing your work provide direct benefits to our customers’ quality of computing life, you would love our team. In addition following skills will be enable  us to succeed as a team

 

  • Results-oriented, proactive, must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and pronounced attention to detail.
  • Acumen for learning,  fast ramp up on DDR/new technology
  • Team Player with excellent communications skills and experience collaborating with other engineers geographically in different time zones.
  • Flexibility to work in all US time zones

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with architects, hardware engineers, and firmware engineers to understand the new features/algorithm to be coded
  • Drive the feature implementation end-end; proactively read the specs, attending to details, closing the opens to do a thorough job
  • Code with high quality, document, drive the verification of the feature working with verification team
  • Skilled in developing depth of knowledge while on the job with thoroughness
  • Make and meet commitments, and execute with honesty and high quality
  •  

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Proficiency in Software programming skills - C programming, data structures, and firmware experience around embedded microcontroller in C, good coding practices
  • Prior DDR/SERDES knowledge or industry experience will be helpful
  • Working knowledge of Python and work experience with assembly language will be helpful
  • Digital Verilog ASIC design experience will be helpful, familiarity with reading Verilog code, debug in Verdi, logic design concepts
  • Solid problem solving/debugging skills, pre silicon and post silicon is preferred

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering preferred 

 

 

LOCATION:

Santa Clara, 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’s DDR Server Program is looking for highly motivated and experienced Firmware Engineers to work in the development of DDR Firmware. The focus of this role is to own, code and drive the verification of DDR Training Algorithms and related Firmware. This opportunity provides a balance of definition, firmware design, system-level understanding, and post-Si debug with exposure to full design cycle. Be a part of a team that delivers Industry-leading IP and help our experts in RTL, Firmware, circuit, and architecture teams develop leading-edge and differentiating IPs.

 

THE PERSON:

Curiosity will drive learning to improve how we as a group, and an organization, can get better every day, and your peers will provide a diverse and encouraging environment for career growth, driving the opportunity to be a part of Delighting Our Customers.

We at AMD are Gamers and Performance Enthusiasts at heart, so if you like Acute Performance and seeing your work provide direct benefits to our customers’ quality of computing life, you would love our team. In addition following skills will be enable  us to succeed as a team

 

  • Results-oriented, proactive, must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and pronounced attention to detail.
  • Acumen for learning,  fast ramp up on DDR/new technology
  • Team Player with excellent communications skills and experience collaborating with other engineers geographically in different time zones.
  • Flexibility to work in all US time zones

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with architects, hardware engineers, and firmware engineers to understand the new features/algorithm to be coded
  • Drive the feature implementation end-end; proactively read the specs, attending to details, closing the opens to do a thorough job
  • Code with high quality, document, drive the verification of the feature working with verification team
  • Skilled in developing depth of knowledge while on the job with thoroughness
  • Make and meet commitments, and execute with honesty and high quality
  •  

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Proficiency in Software programming skills - C programming, data structures, and firmware experience around embedded microcontroller in C, good coding practices
  • Prior DDR/SERDES knowledge or industry experience will be helpful
  • Working knowledge of Python and work experience with assembly language will be helpful
  • Digital Verilog ASIC design experience will be helpful, familiarity with reading Verilog code, debug in Verdi, logic design concepts
  • Solid problem solving/debugging skills, pre silicon and post silicon is preferred

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering preferred 

 

 

LOCATION:

Santa Clara, CA

 

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