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Firmware Engineer


Folsom, CA
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Firmware Engineer Careers at Intel in Folsom, CA
Job ID: JR0037669
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Folsom, CA US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Firmware Engineer

Job Description

We are looking for Firmware Engineers excited to be part of one of Intel's fast growing teams, NSG Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group, and passionate to work on industry changing memory technologies. As a Firmware Engineer in NSG 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. In this role your responsibilities will include but not be limited to: - Low level source code development, review and maintenance. - Unit and system level test and verification. - Lead and participate in design reviews and code reviews. - Support validation and integration efforts through debug and technical support. 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


Candidate should possess a Bachelor of Science degree with at least 5 years additional experience or a Master of Science degree with at least 3 years additional experience, in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in C, C++ programming skills on embedded RISC microprocessors
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with embedded firmware, real-time operating system RTOS, and HW/SW interactions
  • Minimum of 3 years of industry experience in storage protocols SATA, SAS, or PCIe

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience architecting and developing production quality software, firmware and API's for customer storage usage models
  • Knowledge of design and implementation of multitasking, event driven firmware using C
  • Understanding of data manipulation and memory-management algorithms in flash memories.
  • Working knowledge of firmware/hardware development environments including compilers, debuggers, emulators, toolchains, logic analyzers and protocol analyzers
  • Developing unit tests for code quality validation
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies.
  • Strong technical leadership skills, problem solving skills, and communication skills to interact with architecture, engineering development peers, validation teams and other disciplines across the organization

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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