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BMC Firmware Engineer



United States · United States · Remote · Oregon, USA · Remote
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024


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In the rapidly expanding world of AI and HPC, solid system level firmware development, integration, and validation especially in the areas of SMC & BMC becomes paramount. The DCGPU team is looking for a Principal Member of Technical Staff Systems Firmware Engineer with a passion for platform/system firmware. As part of the role, the lead will work closely with other firmware engineers, developers, architects and customer engineering teams in leading the development and implementation of firmware for AMD's Datacenter GPU Products.
As a firmware lead, you are passionate about firmware development and quality with an ability to problem solve at a system level. You are self-motivated and thrives in a collaborative and fast paced environment. You have excellent technical communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.

• Lead Engineer responsible for designing, developing, debugging, verifying and/or validating firmware, software and/or hardware
• Provide consultation to internal and external customers regarding AMD features and programming requirements
• Collaborate with tools and validation team to implement actual or emulation of end customer systems
• Define system & platform level validation test plans
• Leading multi-disciplinary debug efforts
• Some examples of feature design & implementation that meets our customer needs:
• End to end Out Of Band Management, including Management Controllers, FPGAs and uCs
• Redfish
• OCP compliant and customer feature aligned secure solutions

• Excellent communication skills: verbal, written and interpersonal
• Proven foundation in C programming
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Experience with computer architecture
• Experience with source control systems such as git or perforce
• Industry experience developing firmware, software or device drivers

• Experience with OpenBMC and/or SMC
• Experience with Out Of Band server management (BMC, Redfish, I2C, I3C, USB)
• Proficiency with server systems, scripting (Linux and Windows OS, Hypervisors, scripting, python, c/c++)
• Hands-on lab experience (protocol analyzer, oscilloscope)

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent



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.

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