Firmware Engineer - Acceleration Driver

Shannon, Clare (IE)
12 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
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Job Description

As a Firmware Engineer, you will work on the design and implementation of micro engine assembly code for cryptographic and compression acceleration. Working with Intel Shannon DCG/NPG Software development team, you will deliver leading edge enterprise and communications platforms that will enable tomorrow's Data Center infrastructure and accelerate cloud computing adoption from high-end co-processors for supercomputers to low-energy systems, as well as solutions for big data and intelligent devices.You will be based in Shannon, Co. Clare, Ireland as a member of a talented team of software engineers with a broad range of experience. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with multi-site projects, working on cutting edge hardware. You will enjoy a world class work environment and you will be empowered to full fill your greatest ambitions.


Required skills: Honours degree in Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering or Computer Science.Minimum of 3 years software development experience.Low Level Assembly Programming, Testing and Debugging.Strong understanding of microcontroller architecture.Good understanding of Intel Architecture/x86 or other multi-core processor.Embedded software/firmware development.Discipline and maturity to develop quality deliverables at all stages of the software development life cycle.Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a multisite team.Good problem solving skills coupled with a strong aptitude to learn.Track record of innovation and continuous improvement.The following skills would be an advantage:Experience in Cryptography e.g. Confidentiality, Integrity, Public Key CryptographyExperience in Compression e.g. DEFLATE, LZSExperience with Intel QuickAssist TechnologyPerformance analysis and optimisationKnowledge of Linux operating system, Linux Device driver development and how to optimize for performance.Experience in standard design methodologies e.g. UMLNetworking technologies e.g. Ethernet, TCP/IP, IPSec .Agile Software development methodology experience.Real-Time Software developmentKnowledge of C/C++ programming, especially in developing multi-core or multi-threaded softwareOpen Source Software DevelopmentVirtualization technologies e.g. KVM, XEN, QEMU, VMWARESource control management tools e.g. GITExperience of interacting with Customers.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.