Firmware Engineer

Apr 13, 2024
Santa Clara, Cuba
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


WHAT YOU DO AT AMD CHANGES EVERYTHING

We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences – the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world’s most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. 

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THE ROLE: 

Help customers build products to accelerate next-generation computing experiences. Work with customers and internal development team on server platform BIOS solutions for AMD’s cutting-edge server products. Come help train customers on latest technologies and help them launch new generation of servers. 

 

THE PERSON: 

Our ideal candidate will possess strong communication and collaboration skills. A candidate should be a highly motivated, self-learning firmware engineer. In this role you will be working closely with the end customer providing training and guidance, debugging and resolving issues in a timely manner to assure they can use AMD technology and launch their projects on schedule. You are passionate about firmware development with creative and effective problem-solving skills, a motivated, self-starter who can work both independently and collaboratively in fast paced environments.  

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Interface with customers and provide BIOS and FW support on customer server platforms with AMD solutions, including technical Q&A, triage, debug, validation, and driving issue resolution. This includes supporting IBV and customer EDKII code bases.
  • Learn new AMD technologies and train customer on how to leverage them in their designs.
  • Understand customer BIOS and FW requirements, articulate feature gaps into clear requests to partner stakeholders. Drive feature deliverables with timelines back to customers.
  • Support internal and external platform bring-up.
  • Coordinate priorities and activities with other engineering partners to meet commitments.
  • Work with firmware architects and SoC designers to implement proofs of concept and productize new AMD silicon features.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Strong written and spoken communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of server architecture, x86 processors, experience with UEFI and silicon initialization firmware code.
  • Solid understanding of DDR, PCIe , eSPI, etc.
  • Expertise in C programming language and hardware debugging.
  • Knowledge of RAS is a plus.
  • Multiple prior years of related firmware experience combined with technical education within the semiconductor industry  

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (preferred) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent 

 

LOCATION:

Santa Clara, CA

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: 

Help customers build products to accelerate next-generation computing experiences. Work with customers and internal development team on server platform BIOS solutions for AMD’s cutting-edge server products. Come help train customers on latest technologies and help them launch new generation of servers. 

 

THE PERSON: 

Our ideal candidate will possess strong communication and collaboration skills. A candidate should be a highly motivated, self-learning firmware engineer. In this role you will be working closely with the end customer providing training and guidance, debugging and resolving issues in a timely manner to assure they can use AMD technology and launch their projects on schedule. You are passionate about firmware development with creative and effective problem-solving skills, a motivated, self-starter who can work both independently and collaboratively in fast paced environments.  

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Interface with customers and provide BIOS and FW support on customer server platforms with AMD solutions, including technical Q&A, triage, debug, validation, and driving issue resolution. This includes supporting IBV and customer EDKII code bases.
  • Learn new AMD technologies and train customer on how to leverage them in their designs.
  • Understand customer BIOS and FW requirements, articulate feature gaps into clear requests to partner stakeholders. Drive feature deliverables with timelines back to customers.
  • Support internal and external platform bring-up.
  • Coordinate priorities and activities with other engineering partners to meet commitments.
  • Work with firmware architects and SoC designers to implement proofs of concept and productize new AMD silicon features.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Strong written and spoken communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of server architecture, x86 processors, experience with UEFI and silicon initialization firmware code.
  • Solid understanding of DDR, PCIe , eSPI, etc.
  • Expertise in C programming language and hardware debugging.
  • Knowledge of RAS is a plus.
  • Multiple prior years of related firmware experience combined with technical education within the semiconductor industry  

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (preferred) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent 

 

LOCATION:

Santa Clara, CA

Austin, TX

 

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