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Firmware Engineer

Austin, TX 78735

Posted: 05/14/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: VMS Job Number: 28866

Job Description

Position Title: Firmware Engineer

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity for Firmware Engineer with our client located in Austin, TX.

Project Description: The Server Platform Solutions Engineering team is currently looking for engineers who are passionate about the power of server technology and would like to be part of our inspired journey to greatly impact the world through innovation in server solutions. Our team is dedicated to developing and deploying cutting edge technologies, such as our advanced chiplet design, the latest silicon process technologies, and our streamlined IO architecture, to build the groundbreaking products that meet tomorrow’s challenges in today’s data driven world. Our team is looking for an energetic engineer to fulfill the mission-critical role of ensuring customers can deploy our EPYC designs, coordinating with firmware and SoC architects to develop robust, scalable customer platform BIOS solutions, producing quality, competitive and innovative customer solutions while minimizing time to market.

Job Description: A successful candidate will employ proven software methodologies, firmware design expertise, deep technical knowledge, strong customer communication, and well-honed organizational skills across multiple teams to ensure on-schedule, defect-free customer BIOS solutions. This will involve providing technical leadership and mentorship as the external face of the firmware design team, while internally proactively managing issues and risks. To be successful you must possess technical proficiency and interpersonal confidence to represent design ideas, sophisticated problem descriptions, and innovative solutions technically clearly with other developers as well as customer teams.

Must Have:

• BSEE, BSCS, or BSCE degree or higher with 5-7 years or MS with 3-5 years of experience in firmware development.
• Candidates should enjoy working in a dynamic team environment.
• In-depth UEFI BIOS development experience mandatory, AMI bios x86 development experience.
• Design and develop AMI platform BIOS based on the silicon and board features.
• C and ASM programming experience.
• Experience in server BIOS architecture.
• 5+ years’ experience in BIOS, firmware, or system software development with proven knowledge of x86 system architecture.
• Intimate knowledge of software development process methodology.
• Knowledge of industry-standard initiatives such as (ACPI, SMBIOS, PCIe).

Nice To Have:

• Excellent C language track record, x86 assembly experience a plus.
• Knowledge of server hardware interfaces (10G/1G Ethernet, SATA, AHCI, DDR3, PCIe Gen1/Gen2/Gen3, SPI, I2C) encouraged.
• Intimate knowledge of RAS architecture preferred.
• Intimate knowledge of PCIe Gen1/Gen2/Gen3, NVMe and PCIe Hotplug, DDR5 Memory preferred.
• Proficient with Source version control systems like Git, Review tools like Gerrit.
• Strong analytical skills and debug methodology encouraged.

Job Details:

• Contract: 12 months
• Pay Rate: $45 - $50 / hr
• Location: Austin, TX (Onsite).

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.

About ProtingentProtingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidate.

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