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Sr Embedded Firmware Engineer - 72825 Location Markham, CA

Company Advanced Micro Devices

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

Security Group Overview
The Software Security Engineering group is responsible for development and enablement of Platform and Content security features
across the software stack including device drivers, firmware, and application level interfaces The group is responsible for supporting the
entire range of AMD products including APUs, CPUs and GPUs, enabling customers to build competitive solutions

The Role
As a member of the Software Security Engineering group you will participate in all aspects of development life cycle Driving enablement
of security centric features across wide range of AMD SOCs, focusing on development of embedded firmware and graphics / multimedia


As a Sr Software Engineer, you will be involved in the entire software development cycle for the dGPU Platform Security stack from

pre-silicon development to post silicon bringup and productisation

This is a fast paced work environment and you will be expected to engage as an active team player, leverage AGILE methodologies to drive

cross team development, provide leadership to junior developers and always be ready to take on new challenges

You should be somebody who prides themselves in writing clean, well-documented code that scales well

You will be designing embedded firmware enabling a wide range of Platform Security and Virtualization Security features for AMDs next generation

of Graphic Cards

You should have familiarity with atleast two (2) of the following areas

- Embedded platform / firmware development

- Platform Security

- SR-IOV / Virtualization

- Secure Boot / Bootloader / GRUB / BSP development

- Kernel development (Linux / FreeBSD / RTOS)


Experience with embedded firmware development on MP architectures ARM, MIPS, TI, Freescale, or RISC microprocessors

Familiarity of embedded concepts such as GPIO, Register programming, Memory buses, IRQ/FIQ interrupts, Instruction Pipelining, Instruction/Data caches

Familiarity with Kernel development concepts Driver / Kernel Module development an asset

Familiarity with pre-silicon validation on FPGAs or simulation environments along with ASIC bring-up

Familiarity with Verilog and JTAG protocol preferred

Ability to work independently under tight deadlines, responding to changing business and technical conditions with minimal direction

Knowledge of Platform Security concepts Cryptography, Signing infrastructure, PKI, Secure Boot & AAA concepts an asset

Knowledge of Virtualization concepts an asset

Strong proficiency in C and scripting languages such as Bash and Python

Strong familiarity in compiler behavior and optimizations (GCC, Clang, ARM)

Excellent communications skills verbal, written and interpersonal


University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline

4 years of relevant industry experience


Requisition Number 72825
Country Canada State Ontario City Markham
Job Function Design

AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact AskHRamdcom

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : 300000-600000 P/A
Deadline : 26th Oct 2019

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