Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Santa Clara


SMTS Firmware Engineer 53287
Location: Santa Clara, US

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.
AMD's server SoC development team is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, experienced BIOS engineer to develop SoC initialization BIOS solutions for AMD’s cutting edge server products. The position entails supporting customer server BIOS development and 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. A successful candidate will employ solid 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 guidance as the external face of AMD’s firmware design team, while internally proactively managing issues and risks. A candidate must possess the technical proficiency and interpersonal confidence to technically clearly represent design ideas, complex problem descriptions and innovative solutions with other developers as well as customer teams.
In-depth UEFI BIOS development mandatory
C and ASM programming experience mandatory
Strong debug methodology and skills mandatory
Experience in server BIOS architecture mandatory
Experience in x86 architecture mandatory
Experience in ARM firmware a plus
Prior customer facing experience a plus
Knowledge of server hardware interfaces (PCIe, 10G/1G Ethernet, SATA, AHCI, DDR4, SPI, I2C) expected
Intimate knowledge of software development process methodology expected
Knowledge of industry standard initiatives such as (ACPI, SMBIOS, PCIe) expected
Strong analytical skills and debug methodology expected

Requisition Number: 53287 
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.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto
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About the company

Our history is marked by a commitment to innovation that's truly useful to our customers — putting the real needs of people ahead of technical one-upmanship.
“Technology for technology's sake” is not the way we do business at AMD. AMD founder Jerry Sanders has always maintained, “customers should come first, at every stage of a company's activities.”
We believe that our more than four-decade company history bears that out.

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