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Firmware Engineer - Intermediate

Reference Number: GDTXFE505

Firmware Engineer - Intermediate
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Austin, TX
duration  12.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Manufacturing
Job Description

The Role:

The client's 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.

The Person:

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 client’s firmware design team, while internally proactively managing issues and risks.
To be successful you must possess the technical proficiency and interpersonal confidence to technically clearly represent design ideas, sophisticated problem descriptions, and innovative solutions with other developers as well as customer teams.

Key Responsibilities:

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 mandatory
Experience in server BIOS architecture mandatory

Preferred Experience:

5+ years experience in BIOS, firmware, or system software development with proven knowledge of x86 system architecture
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
Intimate knowledge of software development process methodology expected
Knowledge of industry-standard initiatives such as (ACPI, SMBIOS, PCIe) expected
Proficient with Source version control systems like Git, Review tools like Gerrit
Strong analytical skills and debug methodology encouraged


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

Note :

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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