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Job ID: JR0042368
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Vancouver, BC CA
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Job Type:

Firmware Engineer

Job Description

We are seeking self-motivated senior firmware engineers to join a growing team of SSD developers who focus on moving Intel's SSD technologies into new market segments.

In this position with the Platform Services firmware team, you will be responsible for low level embedded development for CPU and related hardware subsystems and features for cutting edge SSDs, including firmware design, prototyping, API definition and development, data analysis, code implementation, developing test strategies, problem solving and innovation.

Communication and proactive engagement with cross-functional teams in firmware, hardware, validation, and architecture, are of particular importance in this embedded focus area.

You'll be expected to engage positively in design and code reviews as both a reviewer and a reviewee, and to enable peers to gain a strong understanding of the design intent through documentation, presentation, and training.

In addition to innovation and feature differentiation, our team values firmware quality and its continuous improvement as a keystone to successful product development. We are looking for an engineer who has a strong sense for abstraction and modularity, and who can champion continuous improvement in their area of development.



  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 4+ years of related experience as a firmware or embedded software developer.
  • 3+ years of in C/C++ programming.

Required Skills: 

  • Proficiency with ARM processors and assembly language.
  • Experience with CPU multitasking concepts including: task switching, deadlocks, interrupts and resource management.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze issues, diagnose root cause and apply corrective actions.
  • Experience with firmware development environments including compilers, debuggers, and emulators.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, integration, testing and debugging skills.

Highly Desired Skills:

  • Experience with hardware/software debugging using logic analyzers and protocol analyzers.
  • Experience with low power optimization in embedded systems.
  • Experience with multi-core CPU embedded development.

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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