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Job ID: JR0193900
Job Category: Software Engineering
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Silicon Firmware Development Engineer

Job Description

We are looking for a passionate Firmware Development Engineer with great communication skills to work in a team environment to develop firmware for next generation Intel client platforms and technologies.

In this position you will be responsible for designing and developing firmware solutions that initialize Intel client platforms and features, performing design and code reviews, and testing that firmware on pre-silicon and post-silicon client systems (notebooks/desktops). The work you do will be critical to Intel's ability to ship hundreds of millions of client platforms and enable new features and technologies. Will also work closely with hardware/design engineers to debug and troubleshoot issues observed throughout the product life-cycle. Exposure to Intel x86 architecture and firmware development are an added advantage.

An ideal candidate would exhibit behavioral traits that indicate:

  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a diverse team environment and with others in cross-site organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze problems, diagnose root cause, and apply corrective actions
  • Learning mindset


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.

Education Requirement

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering or relevant field or a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering or relevant field.

Minimum Qualifications

5+ years of experience in C programming.

5+ years of experience developing UEFI firmware and/or BIOS.

5+ years of experience with client platform (PC) architecture.

Preferred Qualifications:

Software/firmware debugging tools/technologies/techniques.

Source code management tools (i.e. Github).

Secure coding practices.

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.

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.

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