18 days old

Firmware Development Engineer

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

We're looking for a Firmware Development Engineer. In this role, you'll be responsible for: developing multiple aspects of firmware development, firmware validation (including test development), and Pre-Silicon simulation environment development. This role involves working with various partners to enhance and improve graphics functionality, stability, and performance on upcoming integrated and discrete graphics devices. The ideal candidate will approach development opportunities from a validation mindset; having a passion for understanding all of the aspects of system design and proactively thinking about how to break the system as a means for coming up with solid stable designs. The candidate will also be expected to provide internal and external feedback to teams on ways to improve our GPU hardware, software, and development processes in order to help Intel achieve its goal of becoming the world's leader in GPU technology.

This role is eligible for 100% remote work, however, may require travel up to 12 times/year.

This role is also eligible for our hybrid work model from either Folsom, Santa Clara, Austin, Redmond, or Toronto, with a lower travel expectation.


You 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.

Minimum Qualifications

You must possess at least a Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of relevant experience, a Master's degree with 4+ years of relevant experience, or PhD with 1+ years of relevant work experience in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

Experience should be demonstrated in the following areas:

At least 2 or more years in:

  • Technical leadership, with a focus on software design and/or code ownership

  • Operating System architecture, Embedded System architecture, GPU Architecture, Kernel mode/low level programming, and Firmware development

  • C/C++, ISA/assembly programming language

At least 4 years of experience on Graphics Kernel-mode drivers, GPU Firmware, or SoC Firmware.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passionate about programming and solving complex problems

  • A desire to understand and influence areas outside of their primary domain which has an impact on the quality of the Firmware we deliver

  • A desire to understand of the full GPU stack (Hardware and Software), and able to use that knowledge to influence technical decisions for Firmware

  • Strong understanding of the design and maintenance of clean interfaces

  • Ability to understand requirements and work with limited supervision to complete assigned tasks

Inside this Business Group

The focus of Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics (AXG) is to accelerate our execution in strategic growth areas of high-performance computing and graphics. AXG is chartered with delivering high performance computing and graphics solutions (IP, Software, Systems), for both integrated and discrete segments across client, enterprise and data center.  Our mission is to make zeta-scale computing accessible to every human on the planet by the end of this decade and to entertain, educate and connect billions of people with buttery smooth visual experiences.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara;US, Texas, Austin;US, Washington, Multiple Cities

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

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.

Work Model for this Role

This role is available as fully home-based and generally would require you to attend Intel sites only occasionally based on business need.

Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-09

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