Firmware Senior Principal Engineer
Responsible for the design and development of BIOS using a range of applicable technologies (e.g., programming languages, compilers, assemblers, debuggers, ITP's, Scopes, Logic Analyzers and other tools) and state-of-the-art software engineering methodologies.
Primary job responsibilities include the design, development, debugging, and testing of BIOS software for complex systems.
Work closely with ODM partners and a team of software engineersto deliver a high quality BIOS for use in Dell's server product line.
Participate in product development in all stages from planning and design to development and testing. Good candidates should be proactive in managing work including meeting schedules, identifying risks, and delivering high quality software.
10+ years of current software development experience, including :
8+ years programming experience in C / C++ and / or assembly languages and / or UEFI development
2+ years leading technical teams
BSEE, BSCE, BSCS, or equivalent degree
Hands-on experience in all aspects of full life cycle software development (creating specifications, requirements reviews, creating design requirements and driving design reviews, code development, debugging, validation)
Working with external, cross functional, and internal teams (including systems and test engineers and product support) to drive creation of new feature requirement specifications
Thorough understanding of proper requirements documentation
Driving requirement specification reviews
Looking at future initiatives and feature definition, development tasks, and working with cross functional teams focused on :
o Hardware decisions for future products
o Vendor choices
o Validating technology readiness for future products
o Knowledge, awareness and application of current and evolving new industry standards
Breaking down complex technical problems for communication to managers and executives
Being comfortable as the single point of contact for key technologies
Proficiency at filtering and disseminating information and tasks to other team members
Driving projects successfully from inception to production, contributing totechnical and behavioral definition during all product phases
Candidates should enjoy working in a fast moving, team-oriented environment.