Senior Firmware Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Description

Firmware is at the heart of what makes embedded systems work. As a Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) Firmware Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, implementation, and testing of the low-level C/C++ code that powers the networking devices of tomorrow. Join our RDMA IP team as a Senior Firmware Engineer where you are responsible for all aspects of firmware development for this cutting edge, complex IP.

In this role you will work closely with the RDMA architecture team, design, validation, and software teams to provide the full system solution. You will also interact with our customers to understand and satisfy their requirements.

As a member of the firmware team your responsibilities will include:

- System level design and modeling, managing the firmware design environment- Interface definition and partition between software, firmware, and hardware.

- Source code development, review, and maintenance- Unit and system level test and verification, triage, bug fixing at the IP-level.

- Technical skills to interface with architecture, design, and system validation stakeholders

- Communication skills to report progress to management forums and document specifications.

- Leadership skills including the skillfulness to organize and prioritize their work- Flexibility and adaptability in a fast paced and dynamic environment


Candidates must possess the below minimum qualifications 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.

Education Requirement:

- Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, or related field plus 6 years of industry work experience, or

- Master's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, or related field plus 4 years of industry work experience, or

- PhD in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, or related field plus 2 years of related work experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

- 6+ years of embedded firmware development expertise using C / C++.

- 5+ years of experience in low level programming, operating systems, system architecture design and hardware design.

- 5+ years of experience in debugging firmware and embedded hardware modules.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience in networking protocols (InfiniBand, TCP/IP, RDMA or RoCE).

- Experience in high-speed ASIC or SOC design and debug (Verilog, fsdb).

- Experience in post-silicon debug- Experience in SOC emulation.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intels transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologiesspanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutionsthat fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

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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