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Sr. Software Development Engineer

Company: Advanced Micro Devices , Inc.
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:


We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences - the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world's most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. This is who we are at our best. One Company. One Team.

AMD together we advance_


The ChipScope team has an exciting opportunity for a creative and talented systems design engineer. We are a collaborative team that enjoys learning from each other as we create tools for AMD-Xilinx devices. Our passion is developing creative, robust tools that help our customers find and solve some of the toughest ACAP, SoC, and FPGA bugs. Our team collectively works with our support and operations teams to develop one of the most widely used software debug tools for AMD-Xilinx devices.


In this senior system engineer position, you will be working with other developers, team leads, and managers to help explore, develop, build, test, and support existing and new products. Utilizing your creativity and systems design engineering skills, you will help expand, optimize, and maintain the ChipScope team's debug products and solutions. You will also lead investigations into new technologies that will benefit the overall solution quality and development productivity of the ChipScope team. By making use of open-source software packages, you will help expand features for our debug tools, including expanding the capabilities of the SmartLynq+ embedded debug cable. Lastly, you will have the opportunity to interact with diverse teams, from silicon to software teams to board manufacturing teams. Every day you will have opportunities to learn something new about advanced AMD-Xilinx products and what it takes to develop quality production tools. Finally, in this position, you will be working alongside a team that is motivated and ready to help you grow and succeed in your career.


  • Research and develop solutions for various ACAP and FPGA related debug design solutions and products
  • Develop prototypes and proof of concept designs for solution proposals running on ACAP or FPGA hardware
  • Proactively identify and deliver solutions that reduce development and support costs
  • Develop, enhance, and maintain existing system integration infrastructure used by the related debug products
  • Investigate and support open-source software packages used by debug products and infrastructure
  • Attend and participate in project team meetings to develop and implement project plans
  • Collaborate with the project team members to troubleshoot and solve product issues
  • Document and present testing results and training modules REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
    • Proficiency in C/C++ for embedded software development
    • Hands-on and demonstrable coding experience using Python programming language
    • Strong software / hardware / system-level integration and troubleshooting abilities
    • Experience with embedded and FPGA development tools, including in-system debug
    • Strong communication skills (written and verbal), including ability to write clear and concise technical design documents and regular audio/video
    • Ability to work in a global team in a diverse/multiple stakeholder environment PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
      • Experience with Gigabit Transceivers as well as PCIe and Ethernet interfaces is highly desired
      • Experience using and creating Docker environments
      • Experience using and contributing to GitHub repositories
      • Comfortable with remote work using both Linux and Windows environments
      • Experience with embedded Linux Kernel development, customization and debugging
      • Familiarity with EDA and on-chip test & measurement tools
      • Experience using hardware devices and related software (such as Xilinx FPGA/ACAP/SoC) ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:
        • Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field with a BS + 3-5 years' experience or MS + 1-3 years' experience or PhD +0-1 year's experience LOCATION:
          • Longmont, CO

            Expected to range from $103,920 to $155,880, commensurate with experience and specific skill sets


            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 .

            AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants' needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

Keywords: Advanced Micro Devices , Inc., Colorado Springs , Sr. Software Development Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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