Senior/Lead UEFI Engineer

Beaverton, Oregon

Direct Hire

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Job Id: 61475

Senior/Lead UEFI Engineer
Our client is for a Senior/Lead level UEFI engineer to help design, develop, power on, debug and support UEFI firmware for next generation servers. In this role, you would work closely with local and global teams to develop solutions for secure, robust and feature rich UEFI firmware, while providing your expertise and guidance to BMC, validation, and customer teams. Competitive salary and stock options available.

Senior/Lead UEFI Engineer Responsibilities:
Develop UEFI firmware for next-gen Intel server products.
Power on early hardware and through simulation.
Debug hardware and firmware issues.
Perform appropriate level of desk-testing prior to sending to validation team.
Support bug and security fixes through a product’s lifecycle.
Use specifications and schematics to develop UEFI source code.
Develop original code and solutions for customization and value-add features.
Provide guidance and respond to feedback from BMC, QA, tech writers, and customer teams
Document work using project management tools.
Work closely with onsite and remote teams towards shared goals.
Work closely with silicon vendor for problem analysis and resolution.

UEFI Engineer Qualifications:
BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent, or 7+ years in firmware or software development.
3+ years experience in UEFI firmware development.
Proficiency in C.
Strong debugging skills.
Good English communication skills, both written and verbal.
Must be able to work within both Windows and Linux environments.
Knowledge of firmware debugging tools & methodologies.
Must work well both with a team and independently.
Additional Desired Skills
Working knowledge of motherboard technologies such as PCIe, USB, UART, SPI, I2C.
Experience with operating system kernel and/or driver development, including Windows and Linux.
Low-level hardware experience.
Ability to read and understand motherboard schematics.
Experience with project management tools such as JIRA.
Understanding of cryptographic technologies such as public-key cryptography.
Proficiency in Python.
Understanding of networking protocols.

Salary: $130-140K (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and can include coverage for medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, 401k with employer match, and wellness programs.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 


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