Sr. Firmware Engineer - (28457)

Sanmina SCI San Jose, CA
Newisys, a division of Sanmina Corporation, is responsible for the design of high performance storage and server systems for the OEM/JDM marketplace. Due to our continued success and growth, Newisys has an opportunity for a Sr. Firmware Engineer. This is an opportunity to join the Newisys team for an exciting career on the cutting edge in data storage product and server product design.

Sr. Firmware Engineer

Job Purpose:

In this role, the Sr. Firmware Engineer will participate in firmware engineering activities for the Newisys BIOS/BMC firmware development group in support of cutting edge data storage products and server product design in Colorado Springs. This person will report to Firmware Engineering Manager. He/She will participate in storage/server product design, drive the firmware engineering requirement and lead the firmware code development activities on BIOS/BMC. The candidate will also be responsible supporting field issue related to BIOS/BMC firmware, and engage with our external partner to resolve problems. The ideal candidate will have successfully track record of independently completing firmware design document creation, firmware code development and unit test activities to ship firmware project on time with good quality.

Nature of Duties:

* Working closely with Storage/Server HW design and firmware architects to provide early input on firmware design requirement.

* Working closely with firmware architects to complete high level design and low level design documents

* Working closely with project team to provide sizing and schedule on given tasks

* Drive the firmware development effort from design, implementation, unit test, HW & FW integration to finally bug resolution to complete project to GA.

* Participate in firmware code development and code review process

* Provide weekly status update to program management on development status.

* Provide support to field application engineers to debug and resolve problems at the customer site.

Education and Experience:

* BS or MS degree in engineering or computer science

* Minimum 8 years of Firmware Development experience

* Excellent working knowledge of embedded system design

* Excellent working knowledge and hands on experience on BIOS/BMC firmware development

* Excellent working knowledge of AMI BIOS/BMC framework

* Excellent working knowledge of various OS (Linux, Windows, Unix etc..)

* Experienced in Server/Storage system architecture

* Excellent working knowledge in scripting language and test automations

* Experienced in testing of BMC, BIOS and SES firmware for storage/server applications

* Good system Hardware/Software integration skills

* Good understanding of SES, BMC, BIOS testing requirement

* Good understanding of system test process

* Good communication skills to interact with external customer and engineering team

* Experienced in system level problem debug, problem determination and finding resolution

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