Intel Firmware Engineer in Boulder, Colorado

Job Description

Experience in embedded architecture, external interfaces, product constraints, along with ability to develop architectures/features that meet these constraints while providing new value for the platform. Source code development, review and maintenance C/C++. Unit and system level test and verification TCL, System C, Modelsim SE Experience in low level programming, system architecture, operating systems, device architecture, hardware design. Experience in storage interface standards such as SATA, SAS, PCIe, and Fiber Channel. System level design and modeling manages design environment make, Perl, SVN, Bugzilla. System integration using 8, 16, 32 bit microcontrollers. Algorithm modeling, benchmarking, implementation, and digital signal processing.


Firmware Engineers develop firmware in a multidisciplinary organization and collaborate with design, and/or hardware engineers in the design, development of Solid State Drives SSDs. In this role the engineer will work within a firmware team to deliver firmware to meet or exceed product requirements. The team operates within an Agile development process and may define and/or respond to real time need for current or sustaining products. The team develops solutions to problems utilizing formal education, judgment and formal software and/or firmware development and test process. Also, develops firmware for products supporting interface standards such as SATA, SAS, and PCIe.

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 work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Requirements:

• The candidate must have a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or any related field.

Minimum 3 months of experience in the following areas:

• C, C++ programming on embedded microprocessors.

• Embedded firmware, real-time operating system RTOS, and HW/SW interactions.

• Firmware development environments including compilers, debuggers, emulators, and tool-chains.

• Analytical, integration, support, and debugging skills .

Preferred Requirements:

Experience in/with:

• Agile development methodologies.

• Hardware/software debugging using logic analyzers and protocol analyzers.

• Scripting languages such as Python or Perl.

The candidate should possess the below behavioral traits:

• Strong verbal and written communication skills for interfacing with architecture, validation, manufacturing, and other disciplines.

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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