24 days old

Senior Firmware Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Description

Intel Ethernet Products Group (EPG) delivers best-in-class Ethernet products and is part of the Connectivity Group which is at the heart of Intel's transformation from a PC company to a company that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing-devices. EPGs compelling Ethernet products move the worlds data and are the foundations of cloud service and telecommunications data centers. We are a team of problem solvers, experimenters, and innovators who are dedicated to designing the network technologies that currently lead and continue to transform datacenter ecosystems. As a world-class organization, were looking for outstanding talent to accelerate our growth during an exciting time in Ethernet networking marketing technology. If you're ready to be a part of this journey, then we want to hear from you. 

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


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, or related field
  • 6+ years of industry work experience
  • Embedded firmware development expertise using C / C++
  • Experience in low level programming, operating systems, system architecture design and hardware design
  • Experience in debugging firmware and embedded hardware modules

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post Graduate degree
  • 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 Network & Edge Group brings together our network connectivity and edge into a business unit chartered to drive technology end to end product leadership. It's leadership Ethernet, Switch, IPU, Photonics, Network and Edge portfolio is comprised of leadership products critically important to our customers.

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: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-05-30

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