Firmware Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Become a member of one of the largest engineering companies in the world. We are a high-performance Firmware team spread across Portland, Oregon and Austin, Texas, working on cutting edge security features. We are currently looking for an experienced Firmware Engineer to join the team, to help with next generation FPGA Silicon projects.

As a Firmware Engineer you will design, implement the FPGA configuration firmware, with extensive security features (Platform Attestation, Anti-Tamper, Black Key Provisioning, etc.), as well as work with the Hardware RTL team, BootROM team, and Platform team side-by-side for the highest quality Silicon offering. Ideally, we'd expect this new team member to be a fast learner, self-motivated and be self-driven on learning new technologies, having the urge to conquer the most complex firmware issues and system level puzzles. You will get to work with a group of experienced firmware developers with the average industry experience of 10+ years; it will be an extremely rewarding and joyful experience to you here for the upcoming years.


You must possess the below minimum education requirements and minimum required qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Relevant experience can be obtained through schoolwork, classes, project work, internships, and/or military experience. Additional 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

Must have the required degree or expect the required degree by Summer 2022

Minimum Qualifications

3+ years of experience (1+ with Master's/PhD) in industry inclusive of:

  • C/C++ programming

  • Firmware (FW) design and/or debugging

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with one or more of the following:

  • 8+ years of firmware experience

  • Embedded Firmware

  • Past/Present experience working with a FPGA product

  • Low level programming experience with HW, BootROM

  • Security feature and experience

  • Hardware experience

  • Pre-Si and Post-Si experience

  • Full product development cycle exposure

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, San Jose

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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