Manager Firmware Engineering

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 days ago

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.

The requisition is for a dynamic Firmware Manager to lead an experienced, motivated team of BIOS engineers to develop platform BIOS solutions for AMDs cutting edge server products. The position entails applying inspired leadership skills, solid sottware development methodology and sound coding experience to guide a team of UEFI BIOS developers, creating as well as supporting external customers in their productization of open source BIOS solutions.

A successful candidate will employ previous leadership experience to motivate, grow, and guide the team to optimal performance, apply customer-facing experience to manage external partners and vendors, as well as guide the team technically, instituting solid coding, debug, and design process. Expectations will include employing well-honed organizational skills and techincal management to drive difficult issues to closure across various teams to ensure on-schedule, defect-free system firmware product development, reducing AMDs time to market. A candidate must possess the technical proficiency and interpersonal confidence to drive technical vision, product direction, team focus and concisely represent each of those internally as well as externally


Software or Firmware management experience mandatory

Proven track record of strong leadership success mandatory

UEFI BIOS leadership preferred

Customer facing experience mandatory

Intimate knowledge of software design process mandatory

C and ASM programming experience expected

Strong debug methodology and skills expected

Experience in server BIOS architecture expected

Experience in x86 architecture expected

Knowledge of industry standard initiatives such as (ACPI, SMBIOS, PCIe) expected

Strong analytical skills and debug methodology expected


BSEE, BSCS, or BSCE degree or higher

2 or more years of technical leardership required

5 or more years of software development required

Requisition Number: 53721

Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin

Job Function: Design

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Nearest Major Market: Austin

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