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Principal Firmware Development Engineer

Company: Microsoft
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

(This position is available in multiple locations - Redmond, WA, Sunnyvale, CA, Austin, TX - the LinkedIn form which was used to post this opportunity does not allow display of more than one city.)
This is a technical leadership position in Azure Hardware Architecture (AHA), which is part of the Azure Hardware System and Infrastructure (AHSI) organization. The mission of AHSI is to power the worlds computer with the most advanced hardware systems and infrastructure.
Responsibilities
This role is for a highly motivated Principal Firmware Engineer with a strong background in peripheral firmware development and silicon power-on. You will be involved with all phases of product development, from silicon design through firmware architecture and design, manufacturing, and productization. At the design phase, you will lead the firmware architecture and design for CXL-based memory solutions and be part of the team responsible for firmware development, including; management interfaces, power-on, initialization, protocol, and feature development of low-level hardware.
The candidate should have strong coding skills, debugging and troubleshooting abilities, with experience in device firmware development (e.g. for PCIe) and system management architectures. The successful candidate should have experience with some or all of the following: firmware development, fabric managers, board support package development, peripherals such as PCIe, I2C/I3C, SPI, USB, UARTs. Understanding of Real-time OS and OS primitives, memory management, scheduling, interrupts, and threading.
Qualifications
Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of professional experience designing and developing software solutions
  • Proven and demonstrable skill in C, C++. Experience with GIT
  • Experienced with server management architectures and driver development
  • Familiar with CXL, PCIe, I2C/I3C, SPI, USB, and UART buses
  • Ability to debug and resolve issues spanning multiple subsystems
  • Strong problem solving, debugging, and troubleshooting skills, advanced design and development skills
  • BS or higher preferably in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent industry experience in lieu of education
    #azureahajobs #OCP2021
    Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.
    Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.by Jobble

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