Silicon IP Firmware Engineer

Jan 27, 2024
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work
Overview

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Responsibilities

THE ROLE: 

We are looking for an experienced and passionate firmware engineer to join the NBIO team for participating in co-development of IP that consists of a mix of HW and FW sub-systems.  The primary focus will be on PCIe and related technologies and will span all stages of FW development.  As part of the role, this engineer will work closely with other firmware engineers, IP designers and architects across various IPs in designing and implementing firmware that spans pre-silicon and post-silicon for all AMD SoCs. 

THE PERSON: 

You are passionate about high quality firmware development with creative and effective problem-solving skills, a motivated, self-starter who can work both independently and collaboratively in fast paced environments. You have excellent technical communication, interpersonal and leadership skills. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Participate in the architecture, development and verification of IP sub-systems that contain a mix of HW and FW components
  • Implementing protocols to design specification
  • Participant in day-to-day firmware development work  
  • Performance and system-level analysis, optimization, HW bring-up & debug  

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Prior years of experience combined with technical education within the semiconductor industry 
  • Experience producing quality firmware 
  • Experience with microcontrollers and embedded C/assembly programming
  • Familiarity with RISC-V CPUs
  • Familiarity with pre-silicon FW development environments including emulation and UVM test benches
  • Familiarity with PCIe, CXL, UCIe and other I/O & memory related protocols

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelors or Masters degree (preferred) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent 

LOCATION: Vancouver, BC

 

 

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Qualifications

Benefits offered are described:  AMD benefits at a glance.

 

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.

Benefits offered are described:  AMD benefits at a glance.

 

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: 

We are looking for an experienced and passionate firmware engineer to join the NBIO team for participating in co-development of IP that consists of a mix of HW and FW sub-systems.  The primary focus will be on PCIe and related technologies and will span all stages of FW development.  As part of the role, this engineer will work closely with other firmware engineers, IP designers and architects across various IPs in designing and implementing firmware that spans pre-silicon and post-silicon for all AMD SoCs. 

THE PERSON: 

You are passionate about high quality firmware development with creative and effective problem-solving skills, a motivated, self-starter who can work both independently and collaboratively in fast paced environments. You have excellent technical communication, interpersonal and leadership skills. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Participate in the architecture, development and verification of IP sub-systems that contain a mix of HW and FW components
  • Implementing protocols to design specification
  • Participant in day-to-day firmware development work  
  • Performance and system-level analysis, optimization, HW bring-up & debug  

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Prior years of experience combined with technical education within the semiconductor industry 
  • Experience producing quality firmware 
  • Experience with microcontrollers and embedded C/assembly programming
  • Familiarity with RISC-V CPUs
  • Familiarity with pre-silicon FW development environments including emulation and UVM test benches
  • Familiarity with PCIe, CXL, UCIe and other I/O & memory related protocols

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelors or Masters degree (preferred) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent 

LOCATION: Vancouver, BC

 

 

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