Software Development Engineer

Apr 28, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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THE ROLE:

AMD SCBU BIOS/Firmware team is part of SCBU Software team and be responsible to deliver Design, develop, and debug BIOS (System Software), UEFI Firmware, Memory Firmware for internal/external systems and platforms that use AMD APU/CPU, AMD chipset, and 3rd party chipsets. You will be working with the global pre-silicon and post-silicon teams on BIOS/Firmware development and debugging related areas.

 

THE PERSON:

Has knowledge about ACPI, USB, PCIE, SATA and other PC industry standard, with solid software development skill as well as BIOS/Firmware UEFI/EDKII development experience. Has good communication skills and be able to work both independently and in a team.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design, develop, and debug BIOS (System Software), UEFI Firmware, VBIOS or Memory Firmware for internal/external systems and platforms that use AMD APU/CPU, AMD chipset, and 3rd party chipsets.
  • Participant in day-to-day BIOS development / debugging work using PC assembly and C languages; will need to interact with internal organizations, BIOS vendors, and customers.
  • Must have strong system debugging skills in various BIOS domains
  • Comfortable working with PC hardware and platform issues
  • Design BIOS features required by AMD APU/CPU and chipset.
  • Develop BIOS features for AMD new platforms designed in house or externally; sustain existing BIOS; debug BIOS and system related issues.
  • Assist APU/CPU validation, platform validation, and debug engineers to develop/debug system and silicon issues.
  • Provide consultation to internal and external customers regarding AMD features and programming requirements.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • BS-CS/BS-EE with at least 7 years’ experience for Bachelor or 5+ years’ experience for Master with BIOS, firmware, or system software development
  • Strong Knowledge about ACPI, USB, PCIE, SATA and other PC industry standard
  • Good at X86 assembly and C language
  • Familiar with at least one BIOS code base (AMI, Insyde or UDK open source).
  • Familiar with Memory development, debug and tuning is required.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • UEFI experience is required
  • Experience in ARM development is a plus.
  • Experience in BSP development/Boot loader (uBoot)/CoreBoot is a plus
  • Experience in encryption / decryption firmware development is a plus.
  • Experience in BIOS related tools development is a plus.
  • Experience in Video BIOS development is a plus.

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

Bachelor or Master, major in EE, CS or related area

 

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.

 

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 SCBU BIOS/Firmware team is part of SCBU Software team and be responsible to deliver Design, develop, and debug BIOS (System Software), UEFI Firmware, Memory Firmware for internal/external systems and platforms that use AMD APU/CPU, AMD chipset, and 3rd party chipsets. You will be working with the global pre-silicon and post-silicon teams on BIOS/Firmware development and debugging related areas.

 

THE PERSON:

Has knowledge about ACPI, USB, PCIE, SATA and other PC industry standard, with solid software development skill as well as BIOS/Firmware UEFI/EDKII development experience. Has good communication skills and be able to work both independently and in a team.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design, develop, and debug BIOS (System Software), UEFI Firmware, VBIOS or Memory Firmware for internal/external systems and platforms that use AMD APU/CPU, AMD chipset, and 3rd party chipsets.
  • Participant in day-to-day BIOS development / debugging work using PC assembly and C languages; will need to interact with internal organizations, BIOS vendors, and customers.
  • Must have strong system debugging skills in various BIOS domains
  • Comfortable working with PC hardware and platform issues
  • Design BIOS features required by AMD APU/CPU and chipset.
  • Develop BIOS features for AMD new platforms designed in house or externally; sustain existing BIOS; debug BIOS and system related issues.
  • Assist APU/CPU validation, platform validation, and debug engineers to develop/debug system and silicon issues.
  • Provide consultation to internal and external customers regarding AMD features and programming requirements.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • BS-CS/BS-EE with at least 7 years’ experience for Bachelor or 5+ years’ experience for Master with BIOS, firmware, or system software development
  • Strong Knowledge about ACPI, USB, PCIE, SATA and other PC industry standard
  • Good at X86 assembly and C language
  • Familiar with at least one BIOS code base (AMI, Insyde or UDK open source).
  • Familiar with Memory development, debug and tuning is required.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • UEFI experience is required
  • Experience in ARM development is a plus.
  • Experience in BSP development/Boot loader (uBoot)/CoreBoot is a plus
  • Experience in encryption / decryption firmware development is a plus.
  • Experience in BIOS related tools development is a plus.
  • Experience in Video BIOS development is a plus.

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

Bachelor or Master, major in EE, CS or related area

 

Location:  Austin, TX

 

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