Firmware Development Engineer

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company   •  

Chippewa Falls, WI

Industry: Technology

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5 - 7 years

Posted 33 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Evaluates, designs, programs, debugs and modifies firmware (e.g., DSP, embedded code, BIOS). Work often involves analog and digital hardware and real-time operating systems. Position requires knowledge and exposure to hardware design. Typically programs in machine language, assembly language and high-level languages (e.g., C, C++).

Responsibilities:

  • Designs enhancements, updates, and programming changes for portions and subsystems of firmware, including DSP, embedded code, EFI drivers, EFI applications and BIOS/UEFI.
  • Evaluates design and ascertains coding, programming, and integration activities required based on general targets and knowledge of overall architecture of product or solution.
  • Writes and executes complete testing plans, protocols, and documentation for assigned portion of application; identifies and debugs, and creates solutions for issues with code and integration into application architecture.
  • Guides a project team of other firmware engineers and internal and outsourced development partners to develop reliable, cost effective and high quality solutions for assigned systems portion or subsystem.
  • Works in concert and communicates with management, internal, and outsourced development partners regarding firmware design status, project progress, and issue resolution.
  • Represents the firmware engineering team for all phases of larger and more- complex development projects.
  • Provides guidance and mentoring to less- experienced staff members.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Typically 4-6 years experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Expertise in multiple firmware design tools and languages.
  • Strong interpretive and problem solving skills.
  • Designing firmware, including interaction and integration with hardware design.
  • Firmware testing methodology, including writing and execution of test plans, debugging, and testing scripts and tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; mastery in English and local language.
  • Ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design proposals and negotiate options at management levels.

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