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Firmware Engineer- 97586

Company: AMD
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

What You Do At AMD Changes Everything

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies - building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center.

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the "extra mile" to achieve unthinkable results. It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

UEFI BIOS Firmware Development Engineer- 97583

The Role

AMD Enterprise team is currently looking for engineers who are passionate about Server products and would like to be part of our EPYC journey to greatly impact the x86 server market. Our team is dedicated to developing and deploying cutting edge technologies, 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 data-driven world.

Our team is looking for an energetic engineer to fulfill the mission-critical role of ensuring customers can deploy our EPYC designs, coordinating with firmware and SoC architects to develop robust, scalable customer platform BIOS solutions, producing quality, competitive and innovative customer solutions while minimizing time to market.

The Person

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

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

Key Responsibilities
In-depth UEFI BIOS development experience mandatory
C and ASM programming experience mandatory
Strong debug methodology and skills mandatory
Experience in server BIOS architecture mandatory
Experience in x86 architecture mandatory

Preferred Experience
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, Review tools like Gerrit
Strong analytical skills and debug methodology encouraged
Previous pre-silicon or emulation experience a plus

Education
BSEE, BSCS, or BSCE degree or higher with 5-7 years or MS with 3-5 years of experience in firmware development
Candidates should enjoy working in a dynamic team environment

Requisition Number: 97586

Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin

Job Function: Design

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. We consider candidates regardless of 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. Please click here for more information.

Keywords: AMD, Austin , Firmware Engineer- 97586, Engineering , Austin, Texas

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