FW Development/Validation Engineer

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

The Intel Foundry Services (IFS) Team is looking for a Firmware / Validation Development Engineer. In this role you'll be part of a Firmware Development Team as well as an Agile SCRUM Team.

IFS is part of Intel's vision offering world-class foundry business to serve customers globally. We differentiate IFS with a combination of leading-edge packaging and process technology, committed capacity in the US and Europe, plus a world-class IP portfolio including x86 cores, graphics, media, display, AI, interconnect, fabric, and other critical foundational IPs.

The team you will be joining with in IFS provides design services to help our customers seamlessly turn silicon IP portfolio into industry leading solutions to further their business goals. Intel dedicates IFS success to the success of our customers. This model will ensure that our foundry customers' products will receive our utmost focus in terms of service, technology enablement, and capacity commitments.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Embedded architecture, external interface FW support, and designing to product constraints

  • Developing features that meet constraints while providing new value for the platform

  • Source code development, review, and maintenance.

  • Unit and system level test

  • Low-level programming, system architecture, operating systems, device architecture, hardware design

  • Storage interface standards such as CXL NVMe PCIe

  • Debug interfaces such as JTAG, as well as debug capabilities including clear logical thinking and communication.

  • Manage development environment, (make, Perl, SVN, GIT, Bugzilla, Jira, and System integration using 8 16 32 64 bit microcontrollers)

  • Algorithm modeling benchmarking implementation and digital signal processing

  • Development and validation of FW/SW supporting Chiplets


Minimum qualifications are required to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate should have a Bachelor's of Science or greater in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields and experience in the following:

  • 6 months of hands on real world FW/validation engineering experience

  • Basic knowledge of FW design implementation and debugging

  • Capable at using C, C++, Python to solve real world problems

  • Great oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a remote/team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Python, CIAN, C/C++ languages

  • Experience writing Unit tests

  • Experience debugging and resolving complex issues using diagnostic tools

  • Experience with Storage technologies standards including NVMe, PCI Gen4, OCP, Optane SSDs

  • Self-starting team player with an inclusive attitude

  • Some experience in Agile Methodologies

Requirements listed would be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research.

Inside this Business Group

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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