25 days old

Firmware validation engineer (Remote)

Hillsboro, OR 97123 Work Remotely
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Job Description

We are Firmware Integration and Validation team part of SATG, we are responsible for build, test and releasing of IFWI (Integrated Firmware Image), BIOS/UEFI, Graphics modules for Intel Server, Client silicon products such as next generation Intel Core processor and Graphics programs.

We work closely with Internal silicon design teams, IP Ingredient and platform teams and are responsible for quality of IFWI, BIOS and other FWs. We validate and debugs software products using systematic tests to develop, apply, and maintain quality standards for company products. Develops, modifies, and executes software test plans. Analyzes and writes test standards and procedures. Maintains documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software. Analyzes test results to ensure correct functionality, determine root causes of failures and recommends corrective action. Consults with development engineers in resolution of problems. Provides feedback in preparation of technical appraisals of programming languages, systems, and computation software.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of validation execution for enablement of FW component flows and publish test plans based on program milestone.
  • Support Sysdebug/debug engineers as required for issue replication, first level debugging capability on Payload failure detection, possible root-causes, inputs on must fixes to Sysdebug on-time to meet Program imperatives.
  • Power On debugging using Python SV and handling dungeon mode work-life for silicon bring-up.
  • Integration of various IP Firmware to generate Stable Silicon Operations and feature enablement.
  • Find and submit defects with all Technical details, supporting data/logs for faster resolutions.
  • Good experience on Design and Developing of test content for IP's and developing robust test cases and understanding of debug environment.
  • Work with different stakeholders, represent the team in different forums, get technical understanding of deliverables and drive effective integration and release plan.
  • Need to work with different firmware teams to generate BKMs for seamless integration.


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.
Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job.

Education Requirement

Candidate must have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or relevant engineering field.

Minimum Qualifications
5 to 7 years of direct industry experience with debugging expertise in Firmware, Graphics environments.

Preferred Qualifications
Deep understanding of BIOS/UEFI, Graphics environments and good validation mindset, execution and debug expertise on PSS, Post silicon environments is a plus.
Hands of debug experience and problem-solving skills and able to manage the stakeholders to drive closure of critical issues.

Inside this Business Group

Enable amazing computing experiences with Intel Software continues to shape the way people think about computing across CPU, GPU, and FPGA architectures. Get your hands on new technology and collaborate with some of the smartest people in the business. Our developers and software engineers work in all software layers, across multiple operating systems and platforms to enable cutting-edge solutions. Ready to solve some of the most complex software challenges? Explore an impactful and innovative career in Software.

Other Locations

US, Georgia, Atlanta;Virtual US and Canada

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.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:

We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here

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.

Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility.  Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.  Find information and request accommodation here

Posted: 2022-04-30 Expires: 2022-05-31

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