Firmware Engineer

Advanced Micro Devices Inc

Posted Jan. 27, 2024

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FIRMWARE ENGINEER 

 

THE ROLE: 

The focus of this role is to be the technical lead on assigned projects for the implementation of AMD FW for new features and products and performance improvements for AMD’s graphics processor IP within the Software/Firmware MEC/CP Code design and development environment for our next generation Machine Intelligence GPUs. This is an important role that will drive deliverables for new products to meet market and Customer requirements. The learning curve will be steep as this is a very new and complex areas at the intersection of Graphics IP, SOC design, MI/ML algorithm design and low-level Firmware and Micro-code development. Requires close collaboration within the team environment and across functional organizations.

 

THE PERSON: 

Ability to assess complexity of feature requirements and lead implementation project Actively interact with other teams engineering leads and architects to address technical issues and challenges. Carry out firmware development using Assembly or C language programming. Possesses system engineering expertise across multiple domains with a track record of picking up new technology fast. Strong general Firmware, Software and/or Micro-code architecture and design experience, ideally working with a variety of micro controllers. Graphics IP/SOC experience and/or understanding of the graphics command pipeline a definite asset. Machine Intelligence, Machine Learning, AI algorithm design/development / understanding a definite asset. Willingness and ability to mentor and guide junior team members through complex design and development tasks. Strong drive to offer alternative solutions to tough technical problems. Experience in triaging and debugging test failures in both simulation, emulation, and silicon environments.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

 

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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.

FIRMWARE ENGINEER 

 

THE ROLE: 

The focus of this role is to be the technical lead on assigned projects for the implementation of AMD FW for new features and products and performance improvements for AMD’s graphics processor IP within the Software/Firmware MEC/CP Code design and development environment for our next generation Machine Intelligence GPUs. This is an important role that will drive deliverables for new products to meet market and Customer requirements. The learning curve will be steep as this is a very new and complex areas at the intersection of Graphics IP, SOC design, MI/ML algorithm design and low-level Firmware and Micro-code development. Requires close collaboration within the team environment and across functional organizations.

 

THE PERSON: 

Ability to assess complexity of feature requirements and lead implementation project Actively interact with other teams engineering leads and architects to address technical issues and challenges. Carry out firmware development using Assembly or C language programming. Possesses system engineering expertise across multiple domains with a track record of picking up new technology fast. Strong general Firmware, Software and/or Micro-code architecture and design experience, ideally working with a variety of micro controllers. Graphics IP/SOC experience and/or understanding of the graphics command pipeline a definite asset. Machine Intelligence, Machine Learning, AI algorithm design/development / understanding a definite asset. Willingness and ability to mentor and guide junior team members through complex design and development tasks. Strong drive to offer alternative solutions to tough technical problems. Experience in triaging and debugging test failures in both simulation, emulation, and silicon environments.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

 

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