Intel Firmware Development Engineer in Folsom, California

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 NVMe, SAS, PCIe, and Fiber Channel. System level design and modeling manages design environment (make, Perl, SVN, Bugzilla). System integration using 8, 16, 32 bit micro-controllers.Algorithm modeling, benchmarking, and implementation.



  • Candidate should possess a Bachelor of Science degree with at least 8 years additional experience or a Master of Science degree with at least 5 years additional experience, in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

Minimum requirements:

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in C, C++ programming skills on embedded RISC microprocessors in windows development environments

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience with embedded firmware, real-time operating system RTOS, and HW/SW interactions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Developing unit tests for code quality validation

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

  • Knowledge of design and implementation of multitasking, event driven firmware using C

  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies.

  • Experience with hardware/software debugging using logic analyzers and protocol analyzers.

  • Understanding of data manipulation and memory

  • Management algorithms in flash memories.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

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

  • Good analytical, integration, support, and debugging skills.

  • Proactive approach to work and communication

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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