Security Firmware Engineer (78754)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

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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.



AMD's Client Firmware Engineering team is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, experienced security firmware engineer to develop and debug firmware solutions for AMD’s proprietary security processor embedded within the AMD System on Chip (SoC) designs.


Able to combine technical prowess and experience in the areas of Trust Zone Technology and security with leadership and vision resulting in unique solutions for SoC security, manageability, power management, and device initialization solutions. Leverages security experience, technical leadership, strong written and verbal communication skills as well as Embedded C or C++ proficiency, experience with ARM-based designs, and sound analytical skills to ensure robust AMD Security Processor firmware solutions.


  • In-depth embedded firmware/RTOS development mandatory
  • Experience in information security design and implementation
  • Experience in 32-bit ARM firmware and/or ARM Trust Zone ™ technology 
  • Extensive experience with 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 + 5-7 years or MS + 3-5 years or PhD + 1 year. Generates publication(s) relevant to areas of expertise

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