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FPGA Firmware Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Description

Join Intel's Programmable Solutions Group to create, build and deliver on the future of FPGA technology. You will be part of a high-performance Firmware team that has a culture of open communication, empowerment, innovation, teamwork and customer success.

As a developer you will demonstrate your technical leadership participating in tasks that range from interacting with customers on requirements to architecting, designing, implementing and unit-testing code to support innovative features and apply your expertise in a fast paced technically driven environment.


  • Actively participate in all stages of the firmware development life-cycle (requirements definition, research, code design/development, unit test development, debugging on customer boards, etc.).

  • Investigate technologies and solutions which help the team achieve deliverables on the product road map.

  • Design, develop, and debug embedded firmware code and test.

  • Design for testability and debuggability.

  • Define functional and non-functional requirements for firmware.

  • Work closely with architecture team to enhance the design and implementation of the code and tests.


  • 4 or more years of relevant industry experience in embedded software or firmware development.

  • Solid C/C++ programming and debugging skills.

  • Experience with embedded firmware development environments including compilers, debuggers, emulators, and toolchains.

  • Experience in using CI/CD frameworks for software development (Github, Gitlab, Jenkins, etc.).

  • Worked with real-time operating system (RTOS) and HW/SW interactions.

  • Full product development lifecycle experience.

  • Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing software for embedded CPU SOCs.

  • Experience in design and implementation of multitasking, event driven firmware using C/C++.

  • Agile or Lean development methodology.

  • Test-driven development.

  • Pre-silicon firmware development using chip simulation and/or emulation tools and post-silicon bring-up.

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;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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 will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site.

Posted: 2022-05-03 Expires: 2022-06-03

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