Firmware Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Description

Come join Intel's Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) working on next generation technologies.

Join us to develop new technology that will provide Intel a competitive advantage in programmable solutions. If you find it exciting to work in a diverse team that innovates with other Intel advanced technology groups, with other industry leaders and academia, then we have your opportunity.

The Intel Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) has been delivering industry leading custom logic solutions to customers since inventing the world's first reprogrammable logic device in 1984. To expand the technology that provides us with advantages in programmable solutions, we are looking for a Firmware Engineer to join our high-powered team.

As a Firmware Engineer, you will be part of a high-performance Software team that has a culture of open communication, empowerment, innovation, teamwork and customer success.

Roles and responsibilities may include working on some of the most difficult and interesting algorithmic problems. The candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Actively participating in all stages of firmware development life-cycle (e.g. requirements definition, research, code design/development, unit test development, debugging on customer boards, etc.)

  • Investigate technologies and solutions which help the team achieve deliverable on the product road map

  • Design, develop, and debug embedded firmware code and test

  • Design for Testability and Debuggability

  • Work closely with Architecture team to enhance the lower level design and implementation of the code and tests


Relevant experience can be obtained through schoolwork, classes, project work, internships, and/or military experience. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.


Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

Minimum Qualifications

3+ years of experience (1+ year or internship with a Masters/PhD) inclusive of:

  • Software development (C or C++)

  • Embedded programming (e.g. firmware design, debug, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Embedded firmware development experience with hardware and software interactions

  • Experience with full product development cycle

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Other Locations

US, California, Folsom;US, California, San Jose;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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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