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Job ID: JR0003673
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Folsom, CA US
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Job Type: College Grad

Firmware Engineer

Job Description
Intel technology provides amazing user experiences across many devices. As a Firmware Engineer in NSG Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group you will develop/test the firmware that controls Intel's cutting edge SSD's Solid State Drives. You will collaborate with hardware design engineers to define the product feature set and work within a product development team to deliver firmware that meets or exceeds product requirements. This position gives you the opportunity to be part of one of Intel's fastest growing teams and enables you to work on industry changing memory technologies. In this role your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:- Breakdown complex features into design and implementation plans.- Low level source code development, deployment and maintenance.- Lead the system integration of hardware, firmware and other system components.- Unit and system level test and verification and associated debug of system level failures.- Define, develop and integrate firmware validation tests. The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:- Strong verbal and written communication skills for interfacing with peers and partners across other disciplines.- Good analytical, programming and debugging skills.- Positive can-do attitude.- Strong initiative.- Excellent team player


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 projects, research, relevant previous job experience and internship experiences. Minimum Qualifications:- Must have a Bachelor of Science degree or a Master of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.- C, C++ programming skills- Scripting languages such as Python or Perl. - Strong computer architecture and operating systems knowledge.- Demonstrated understanding of hardware/software interactions.- Strong problem solving skills leverage the fundamental engineering principles. Preferred Qualifications:- C, C++ programming skills on embedded RISC microprocessors in windows development environments.- Embedded firmware, real-time operating system RTOS, and HW/SW interactions.- Developing unit tests for code quality validation.- Firmware development environments including compilers, debuggers, emulators, and toolchains.- Knowledge of Agile development methodologies.- Experience with hardware/software debugging using logic analyzers and protocol analyzers.- Understanding of storage protocols SATA, SAS, PCIe, NVMe.- Understanding of data manipulation and memory-management algorithms in flash memories.

Inside this Business Group

Non-Volatile Solutions Memory Group:  The Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group is a worldwide organization that delivers NAND flash memory products for use in Solid State Drives (SSDs), portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and other devices.  The group is responsible for NVM technology design and development, complete Solid State Drive (SSD) system hardware and firmware development, as well as wafer and SSD manufacturing.

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