Firmware Engineer


Austin, TX

Industry: Semiconductors


5 - 7 years

Posted 379 days ago

  by    Sangeetha Ram

Firmware Engineer

Location : Austin, TX

or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or ElectricalEngineeringrequired. 

• Bachelordegree with 6+ years or Master with 4+ years of commercial software development experiencerequired. 

• Prior experience with: OO design, C++/Java/C#, and hardware/kernel debugging software required. 

• Window application or mobile app and GUI development experiencerequired. 

• Strong analysis and problem solving skills required 

• Proven interpersonal skill, technical leadership and teamwork required. 

• Solid knowledge of the software development lifecycle required. 

• Must be fluent in both written and spoken English. 

• Experienced project planning and prior leadership responsibilitiespreferred. 

• Experienceworking with off-shore teams preferred. 

• Scriptinglanguage, e.g. Ruby, Python, et al, will be preferred 

• The x86 micro-architecture and/or ARMv8 knowledge and peripherals preferred. 

• Development of JTAG testing and/or run-time debugging tools / software, e.g. HDT, DS-5, ITP, OpenOCD, GDB, et al, will be preferred. 

• Knowledge of DFT, JTAG, and System bring-up preferred. 

• Computer DFT and microcode design knowledge will be a plus. 

Key Responsibilities 

• Communicate with design team and users to understand and define the hardware debugging software requirements. 

• Investigate project roadmaps and product technical documentation to understand software impact. Translate these requirements/impacts into executable task plans. 

• Write development documentation and contribute content to end user documentation. 

• Architect and design the hardware debugging/testing software. 

• Software development, unit and integration test, debugging, post releasesupport and software configuration management. 

• Own one or a few of functionality/feature development of debugging/testing software. Responsible for design and management of software development activities for the project and assignments with minimal mentoring or guidance. 

• Accountable on time delivery of deliverables. 

$80K - $110K
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