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Software Platform Applications Engineer

Company: Ampere Computing
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionJob DescriptionOur Software Platform Application Engineer will be a part of the Ampere Product team tasked with supporting customers in enabling and accelerating their designs. Responsibilities Provide software engineering services to customers using Ampere Computing's 64-bit ARMv8 processors, including bring-up support, software development/customization, driver porting, performance tuning, and system debugging, primarily focusing on UEFI, open source and customized Linux, Windows OS on ARM64.Develop a system bring-up and debug plan to facilitate smooth bring-upResolve compatibility and platform firmware and software problems. Perform analysis of reported failures and address implementation issues.Customer code review or consultation. If needed, develop sample code to demonstrate feature implementationPerforming competitive performance benchmarking for different Server workloadsDevelop customer demos showcasing key product features and value propositionEducate and support customers in using Ampere Evaluation Platform BSPsTravel to customer sites to support platform bring-up and production line contingencies when required.QualificationsMinimum of 6 years of experience with Windows driver developmentHands-on experience with Windows OS on ARM64 including Hyper-V virtualization and debugging Windows with windbg is a big plusExperience in bring-up support, software customization, driver porting, performance tuning, and system debugging.Knowledge of Server software/hardware interdependenciesProgramming experience to include C/C++, Java and at least one scripting language (Python, TCL or Shell script)Experience using the JTAG debuggers, PCIe Protocol Analyzers and IXIA Traffic GeneratorsCustomer-First attitude and passion for solving key problemsEducation Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalentPerks in Santa ClaraOffice has panoramic views of Silicon ValleyGarage parkingGym and caf on campusHealthy snacks, espresso and drinksStanding / Ergo friendly desk set-upPing Pong / Game roomUnlimited Flextime and 10+ paid holidaysOur CompanyAmpere is designing the future of hyperscale cloud and edge computing with the world's first cloud native processor. Built for the cloud with a modern 64-bit Arm server-based architecture, Ampere gives customers the freedom to accelerate the delivery of all cloud computing applications. With industry-leading cloud performance, power efficiency and scalability, Ampere processors are tailored for the continued growth of cloud and edge computing.Our Story Like the scientist behind its name, Ampere employees are innovators. We understand the needs of cloud computing and different software requirements. We are inventing what comes next and looking at everything from the structure of memory and how efficient the system is, to considerations on speed, cost of electricity and ability to cool. Power, size, weight and cost are driving the technology requirements and the innovation to come.Our world class team of engineers, with depth and expertise in the cloud and semiconductor industries, is not only focused on the development of new semiconductor designs but also building out the first software ecosystem for Arm---based server processors. Through the Ampere approach to the cloud and edge, we give our customers the freedom to challenge the status quo and accelerate next-generation data centers for the most memory-intensive applications. Given the challenge we have outlined, we are building a culture of entrepreneurs that ensure customers come first, proactively approaching industry challenges in the areas of security, power and performance, delivering results that matter most.#LI-DRWe are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Ampere Computing, Santa Clara , Software Platform Applications Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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