Manager Server Firmware Engineering

May 24, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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Manager, Server Firmware Engineer

 

The Role:

AMD Datacenter Firmware team is currently looking for a highly talented engineering leader who is passionate about Server products and would like to be part of our EPYC journey to transform the x86 server market. Our team is dedicated to developing and deploying cutting edge technologies through firmware, such as our advanced chiplet design, the latest silicon process technologies, and our streamlined IO architecture, to build groundbreaking products that seek tomorrow’s challenges in today’s AI data-driven world.

Our team is looking for an energetic engineering manager to lead the mission-critical role of ensuring customers can deploy our EPYC designs, representing firmware in collaboration with SoC architects to develop robust, scalable customer platform BIOS solutions, producing high quality, competitive and innovative server solutions while minimizing time to market.

 

The Person:

A successful candidate will employ proven cross-functional leadership, strong customer communication, software methodologies, firmware expertise, deep technical knowledge, and well-honed organizational skills across multiple teams across AMD to ensure on-schedule, defect-free customer BIOS solutions. This will involve providing leading team of highly technical firmware engineers as the external face of AMD’s firmware design team, while internally proactively managing issues and clearly communicating risks to program leadership.

To be successful you must possess the technical proficiency and interpersonal confidence to clearly represent technical design ideas, sophisticated problem descriptions, and innovative solutions with other developers as well as program, customer and validation teams.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate the big picture perspective, overseeing the End to End firmware flow and component integration.
  • In-depth UEFI BIOS development experience mandatory
  • Experience in server BIOS architecture mandatory
  • Accountable for on time delivery of AMD Datacenter Firmware to our internal teams, customers and partners
  • Drives collaboration or assumes leadership responsibilities for a specific project or for product development initiatives across the lifecycle of the product, aligned with the needs of our customers and internal teams
  • Work closely with silicon design, platform design, debug and validation to triage, debug and resolve system issues
  • Has accountability for results in a particular area of work.
  • Accountability for a team of engineers related to projects (2-5), (e.g., be involved in any of the following activities: interview and selection, day-to-day technical supervision and mentoring)
  • Desire to work and excel in fast-paced and highly dynamic environments
  • Influences others as a technical leader
  • Builds and leverages trusting relationships with stakeholders

 

Preferred Experience:

  • 5+ years experience in BIOS, firmware, or system software development with proven knowledge of x86 system architecture
  • Prior experience managing people and technical teams
  • Knowledge of server hardware interfaces (10G/1G Ethernet, SATA, AHCI, DDR3, PCIe Gen1/Gen2/Gen3, SPI, I2C) encouraged
  • Intimate knowledge of PCIe Gen1/Gen2/Gen3, NVMe and PCIe Hotplug, DDR5 Memory preferred
  • Intimate knowledge of software development process methodology expected
  • Knowledge of industry-standard initiatives such as (ACPI, SMBIOS, PCIe) expected
  • Proficient with source version control systems like Git or Github and codereview tools like Gerrit
  • Strong analytical skills and debug methodology required
  • Previous pre-silicon or emulation experience a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills

 

Education:

  • BSEE, BSCS, or BSCE degree or higher with 12+ years or MS with 8+ years of experience in firmware development
  • Candidates should enjoy working in a dynamic team environment

 

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.

 

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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.

Manager, Server Firmware Engineer

 

The Role:

AMD Datacenter Firmware team is currently looking for a highly talented engineering leader who is passionate about Server products and would like to be part of our EPYC journey to transform the x86 server market. Our team is dedicated to developing and deploying cutting edge technologies through firmware, such as our advanced chiplet design, the latest silicon process technologies, and our streamlined IO architecture, to build groundbreaking products that seek tomorrow’s challenges in today’s AI data-driven world.

Our team is looking for an energetic engineering manager to lead the mission-critical role of ensuring customers can deploy our EPYC designs, representing firmware in collaboration with SoC architects to develop robust, scalable customer platform BIOS solutions, producing high quality, competitive and innovative server solutions while minimizing time to market.

 

The Person:

A successful candidate will employ proven cross-functional leadership, strong customer communication, software methodologies, firmware expertise, deep technical knowledge, and well-honed organizational skills across multiple teams across AMD to ensure on-schedule, defect-free customer BIOS solutions. This will involve providing leading team of highly technical firmware engineers as the external face of AMD’s firmware design team, while internally proactively managing issues and clearly communicating risks to program leadership.

To be successful you must possess the technical proficiency and interpersonal confidence to clearly represent technical design ideas, sophisticated problem descriptions, and innovative solutions with other developers as well as program, customer and validation teams.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate the big picture perspective, overseeing the End to End firmware flow and component integration.
  • In-depth UEFI BIOS development experience mandatory
  • Experience in server BIOS architecture mandatory
  • Accountable for on time delivery of AMD Datacenter Firmware to our internal teams, customers and partners
  • Drives collaboration or assumes leadership responsibilities for a specific project or for product development initiatives across the lifecycle of the product, aligned with the needs of our customers and internal teams
  • Work closely with silicon design, platform design, debug and validation to triage, debug and resolve system issues
  • Has accountability for results in a particular area of work.
  • Accountability for a team of engineers related to projects (2-5), (e.g., be involved in any of the following activities: interview and selection, day-to-day technical supervision and mentoring)
  • Desire to work and excel in fast-paced and highly dynamic environments
  • Influences others as a technical leader
  • Builds and leverages trusting relationships with stakeholders

 

Preferred Experience:

  • 5+ years experience in BIOS, firmware, or system software development with proven knowledge of x86 system architecture
  • Prior experience managing people and technical teams
  • Knowledge of server hardware interfaces (10G/1G Ethernet, SATA, AHCI, DDR3, PCIe Gen1/Gen2/Gen3, SPI, I2C) encouraged
  • Intimate knowledge of PCIe Gen1/Gen2/Gen3, NVMe and PCIe Hotplug, DDR5 Memory preferred
  • Intimate knowledge of software development process methodology expected
  • Knowledge of industry-standard initiatives such as (ACPI, SMBIOS, PCIe) expected
  • Proficient with source version control systems like Git or Github and codereview tools like Gerrit
  • Strong analytical skills and debug methodology required
  • Previous pre-silicon or emulation experience a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills

 

Education:

  • BSEE, BSCS, or BSCE degree or higher with 12+ years or MS with 8+ years of experience in firmware development
  • Candidates should enjoy working in a dynamic team environment

 

Location: 

Austin, TX

 

 

#LI-LM1

#LI-HYBRID

49053

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