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Power Management Firmware Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

Intel Server Firmware team is looking for Firmware Architecture, Design, and Validation Engineers to join our team. This team drives the definition and development of Intel's integrated firmware for all Data Center SoCs. Responsibilities may be quite diverse, depending on the unique needs of the job.  

Some of the responsibilities in these roles are as follows:

  • Specify, implement, and validate CPU power, performance, thermal management algorithms, and CPU control management functions

  • Architect, design, and test embedded firmware solutions on micro-controllers that work within system-level design constraints

  • Define interfaces between hardware, firmware, and software

  • Analyze existing algorithms and implementations for defects and weaknesses and propose changes to improve function and performance

  • Specify and evaluate the viability of complex features and structures and ensure that software and hardware designs interface correctly

  • Define, document and test processes for inclusion into platforms, subsystem specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility

  • Identify, analyze, and resolve subsystem and/or SoC design weaknesses

  • Influence the shaping of future products by significantly contributing to the architecture used across design families. Provides multilayered technical expertise for next-generation initiatives


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 academic/research work and/or relevant previous jobs.

Minimum Requirements

Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical/ Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field with 3+ years of experience, or a Master's degree in the same fields with 2+ years of experience.

Experience and/or coursework is required in all the following areas:

  • Programming in C++ or Python or Perl or Ruby or Object-Oriented Programming Techniques

  • Embedded Firmware validation or verification

  • Power management technologies

  • Computer Architecture

Additional experience and/or coursework in any of the following areas is preferred and will make you stand out:

  • Power management IP, power management firmware, or SoC power management development, verification, or validation

  • Reading and interpreting technical specs and Register Transfer Level (RTL) code

  • Linux or UNIX expertise

  • Hands-on debug experience in pre- or post-silicon environments

  • Verification/Validation Techniques and Methods

  • Hardware/software interface design and debug

Inside this Business Group

In the Design Engineering Group (DEG), we take pride in developing the best-in-class SOCs, Cores, and IPs that power Intels products. From development, to integration, validation, and manufacturing readiness, our mission is to deliver leadership products through the pursuit of Moores Law and groundbreaking innovations.  DEG is Intels engineering group, supplying silicon to business units as well as other engineering teams.  As a critical provider of all Intel products, DEG leadership has a responsibility to ensure the delivery of these products in a cost efficient and effective manner.

Other Locations
Mexico, Mexico City; Virtual US; India, Bangalore;

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.

Posted: 2022-06-16 Expires: 2022-07-18

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