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Embedded Firmware Development Engineer

Intel


Location:
Folsom, CA
Date:
08/18/2017
2017-08-182017-09-16
Job Code:
JR0028657
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Embedded Firmware Development Engineer Careers at Intel in Folsom, CA
   
Job ID: JR0028657
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Folsom, CA US
Other Locations:
Job Type: College Grad

Embedded Firmware Development Engineer

Job Description

As a firmware engineer working in the Non-Volatile Solutions Memory Group at Intel, you will be responsible for developing and testing the embedded firmware that drives Intel's future storage products. You will become a valuable member of a cohesive team of engineers with a wide breadth of capabilities ranging across development, testing, debugging, and manufacturing of Solid State Drives. Responsibilities may be quite diverse in a technical nature and will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the role, U.S. experience and education requirements.

The responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Write firmware to implement NAND management algorithms, host interface algorithms, table management, booting/initialization routines, power loss algorithms, host sideband mgt routines, event logging, error handling, mfg commands, and journaling routines.
  • Write test scripts or provide direction to others to write test scripts for testing out firmware modules.
  • Maintain source code control and manage FW releases.
  • Manage work using Agile development tools.


Qualifications

You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. 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:
- Must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
- Minimum 3 months experience in the following:
o Developing in C for an embedded system.
o Debugging C code using a single-step capable debug environment.
o Basic physical bus protocols i.e. I2C, SPI, PCIe, DDR, etc and how an embedded system interacts with them.
o Using a scripting language such as Python or Perl
o Writing unit level tests for firmware/software/HDL
- At the bachelor’s level candidate must have unrestricted right to work in the US without requiring Sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Prior experience working with ARM-based controllers, systems with caches, and memory management
- Firmware development environments including compilers, debuggers, emulators, and tool chains.
- Knowledge of design and implementation of multitasking, event driven firmware using C
- Experience with hardware/software debugging using logic analyzers and protocol analyzers.
- Understanding of data manipulation and non-volatile memories i.e. NAND flash
- Knowledge of Filesystem constructs and general data storage indirection systems such as ext4 in Linux, or anything similar

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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