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Firmware Design Engineer - 99270

Company: AMD
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: January 16, 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.

Title : Firmware Design Engineer

The Role

Do you thrive in collaboration?

If so, we have an awesome opportunity for a Systems FW Designer with a focus in embedded power management firmware development, system level control, ASIC debug and bring up. You will be responsible for the full complement of AMD's APU and CPU designs, developing features and driving continuous improvement in all areas.

The Person

We are looking for an individual that loves technology, thrives in cross team collaboration and is excited at the prospect of rapidly switching gears and moving to new programs. Because of this your ability to adapt, collaborate and communicate is key to your success!

Key Responsibilities
The successful candidate will assume end to end responsibility for pre-silicon and post-silicon activities related to USB IP in AMD products.
Develop and execute feature enablement and test plans for USB IP.
Writing firmware for embedded u-controllers in C
Debugging and solving system-level issues that may occur in test environments and platforms.
Prototype FW USB features for future SOC.
Develop test automation infrastructure and scripts.
Proactively driving improvement with all touchpoints.

Preferred Experience
Experience with developing and debugging system software or firmware for embedded systems.
Excellent knowledge of C or C++ and a scripting languages.
Deep understanding of digital processing and power electronics.
Good understanding of computer architectures.
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong analytical skills and pronounced attention to details.
Must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion.
USB IP experience would be an advantage.
Security/cryptography experience is an asset.

Academic Credentials

Bachelors or master's degree in Electronics/Computer Engineering or Computer Science with emphasis on computer architecture.


Santa Clara, CA

AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by December 8, 2021 . AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.

Requisition Number: 99270

Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara

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.

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