Commercial Security Firmware Engineer

March 26 2022
Categories Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Engineering, Information Technology, Security, Continuity, Risk, Systems architect, Design
Markham, ON

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Commercial Security Firmware Engineer - 125642


With AMD's Client engineering teams, you will be exposed to the world’s best Desktop/PC and Mobile CPU, GPU and APU processors for accelerated system computing power. As an AMD Client Engineer you will have visibility to cutting edge multi-layered security features, H-Series processors optimized for gamers and creators, and U-Series processors optimized for thin and light notebooks. In addition, you will learn how AMD achieves unprecedented performance and battery life with 7nm “Zen 3” core architecture. Zen is delivering a 19% IPC and up to 26% gaming performance generational uplift, with power efficiency up to 2.8X greater than the performance-per-watt of our competition. Come join our world class client engineering team providing rapid career growth advancement, and access to cutting edge client technologies, through its year over year record-breaking market share, product performance and revenue gains!

AMD's Client Security Engineering team is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, experienced security software or firmware engineer to develop and debug software/firmware solutions for AMD’s proprietary security processor embedded within the AMD System on Chip (SoC) designs and solid exposure and understanding of FIPS process and methodology. The successful candidate will be leading the software and/or firmware development on our AMD’s cutting edge technology: security processor. The candidate will also provide technical guidance to junior engineers to derive a high quality software stack.


Must have the following experience to be considered for the role: C or C++ proficiency OR experience with ARM-based designs, and sound analytical skills to ensure robust AMD Security Processor firmware solutions.
Nice to have: FIPS certification requirements.

• FIPS Process and Methodology
• security design and implementation
• Experience in 32-bit ARM firmware and/or ARM Trust Zone ™ technology
• Extensive experience with software/firmware security implementations
• Experience with TPM technology preferred
• Knowledge and experience with hardware low-speed busses (I2C, LPC, UART)
• C/ C++ programming experience
• Strong debug methodology and skills
• Experience in Client BIOS or firmware architecture
• Experience in x86 architecture
• Intimate knowledge of software development process methodology
• Strong analytical skills and debug methodology
• Possess the technical proficiency and confidence to clearly represent design ideas, complex problem descriptions and innovative solutions with other developers as well as customer teams.

BS + experience or MS + experience or PhD + experience . Generates publication(s) relevant to areas of expertise

Markham, Canada.


Requisition Number: 125642
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham
Job Function:Design

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