Firmware Development Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Intel Devices Development Group (DDG) is looking for a Firmware Development Engineer to join their team and in this position, you will be working as part of a pre-silicon firmware development team for current and next generation Client SOC Products.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Developing embedded power management firmware in the SOC in C++, along with preliminary design exercise of the FW
    Understanding existing FW architecture, and how it interfaces with SOC architecture
  • Driving FW feature SW architecture, and algorithms definition
  • Generating Firmware Architecture Specifications (FAS) documents
    Developing and utilizing various software tools and methodologies like Unit Testing and Code Reviews, with the goal to develop highly functional, robust, scalable firmware
    Communicating effectively, coordinating and working closely with pre-silicon firmware validation, Power Management Architecture, and SOC integration teams


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Bachelors in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field plus 3+ years of relevant experience, or a Masters degree.

Your experience should be in the following areas:

  • Software development skills
  • Experience with reading and interpreting technical specs, Firmware
  • Experience with Firmware/Embedded Firmware/Software development or verification
  • 1 year experience with UNIX or Linux


Preferred qualifications

  • Good understanding of Computer Architecture
  • Object Oriented Programming experience, C++ and/or Ruby programming
  • Advanced SW development skills (Unit Testing, Test Driven Development)
  • 6mths+ experience with Firmware design experience, especially in a silicon design team
  • 6mths+ experience working on SOC projects in Validation or Tools domains, and Register Transfer Level (RTL) code

Inside this Business Group

The Devices Development Group (DDG) is a global organization focused on the development and integration of SOCs, critical IPs including Atom and chipsets that power Intel's leadership products. This business group leverages an incomparable mix of experts with different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences to unleash the most innovative, amazing, and exciting computing experiences.

Intel Corporation will require all new U.S. employees to be fully-vaccinated for Covid-19 as a condition of hire unless they have an approved accommodation in place under applicable law. Newly-hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

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