Firmware Principal Engineer
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State-of-the-art products demand state-of-the-art firmware, and that’s the role of our Firmware Engineering team. We lead and deliver the analysis, design, programming, debugging, troubleshooting or modification of software for firmware applications.
Our team oversees programming activities involving analog and digital hardware as well as software operating systems. We also influence product development at all stages.
In short, we use the latest technology to modify existing solutions, in addition to developing innovative new software and firmware solutions
Design, develop, and maintain security features which includes research, new development, modification, correction of errors, reuse, re-
engineering, maintenance, and documentation
Work with Security Architects, Development Leads, and team members on security features that must be delivered on time and with a high level of quality.
Technical understanding of common security vulnerabilities and risks, as well as countermeasures and compensating controls
Responsibilities may include but not be limited to : Understand security feature requirements, architecture and design UEFI FW development mainly in C language, Unit Tests development, UEFI FW code, debugging, and UEFI FW integration with other HW and SW platform components, like CPU, PCH, FW, OS etc.
Responsibilities may include working with external partners and internal Dell technology, marketing and other engineering teams to Define / Design / Develop / Test / Deploy security features for Next Gen & legacy Client Platforms.
Bachelors or higher degree in computer science, electrical engineering or a similar field
5+ years industry relevant experience
Understanding of software development lifecycle, product development lifecycle, and Agile development methodologies.
Experience with Intel and / or AMD system architectures
UEFI BIOS or software development experience using languages such as C, C++ or C#
Experience in Git and / or SVN
Excellent communication (both written and verbal), interpersonal skills and experience in presenting to management and technical teams in an effective and persuasive manner
Familiarity with Agile methodologies, as well as with using the Atlassian suite of tools (BitBucket, Bamboo, Jira and Confluence)
Familiarity with security concepts and features within the UEFI BIOS
Familiar with various hardware bus interfaces such as PCI, SMBUS, LPC, I2C, etc.
Benefits We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.
If you have the programming language skills to take our firmware to the next level, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.
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