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  • AMD India Pvt Ltd
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 3 - 6 Years
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Firmware Engineer - Hardware Design


The Video HW IP/Solution Group, at AMD Markham site, is looking for a Senior Firmware Engineer for low-level hardware who will work in an established IP team developing low-level FW solutions for video decode & encode HW IP Initially the role will require the candidate to acquire background knowledge of an existing video FW solution, the related hardware designs, features, and associated testing methodology As a member of video HW firmware team, your focus will be on codec firmware that coordinates & does low-level programming of the HW IP that makes the HW dance and interacts with applications & the Operating System You shall be working with fellow HW engineers and the SW teams to think outside the box You will also need to maintain existing firmware and work with the HW team to enable new features and debug both HW and system-level functional issues You will work with fellow FW engineers and will actively participate in the development of high-performance HW FW solutions for video codec and processing on various solution platforms You will regularly interact, collaborate, and work with HW design, HW verification, and various other engineering teams


An organized, enthusiastic, self-motivated person
Have a strong interest in firmware & its ability to collaborate with HW to provide end user visible solution-level features
Be a self-starter in driving tasks to completion
Strong problem-solving skills, and attention to detail
Good interpersonal skills (verbal and written)
Ability to work in a multi-discipline team and global setting as a solution enabler


Work under the direction of FW lead to engage various FW development and solution validation
Assist other FW engineers to develop FW support for new HW features
Optimizing FW code to improve performance
Maintenance of existing FW encode solution
Reproducing and debugging problems reported and identifying solutions
Assisting in debug and resolution of post-silicon issues involving firmware
Must be able to work with HW architects, HW designers and SW engineers to solve functional and performance issues


Hands-on coding and debugging experience in FW development for a HW design solution -- minimum of 3 years
High proficiency in C programming and demonstrated examples of strong skills
Solving problems, being challenged technically, and coming up with creative solutions is what drives you
Enthusiastic, proactive, and able to share your ideas
Strong debugging and testing skills
Strong understanding of hardware principles including verilog, RTL, preferably with previous experience
Strong understanding of video codecs such as H264/AVC & H265/HEVC & VP9, AV1 is highly desirable
Experience with HW simulation, HW waveform debugging, and other design verification tools are a good asset


Minimum BSEE/CE, or equivalent degree

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 14th Jul 2020

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