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Sr. Firmware Engineer

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer Inc

Job Req ID: 5530
About Supermicro:

Supermicro® is a Top Tier provider of advanced server, storage, and networking solutions for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/ Big Data, Hyperscale, HPC and IoT/Embedded customers worldwide. We are the #5 fastest growing company among the Silicon Valley Top 50 technology firms. Our unprecedented global expansion has provided us with the opportunity to offer a large number of new positions to the technology community. We seek talented, passionate, and committed engineers, technologists, and business leaders to join us.

Job Summary:

Super Micro Computer, Inc. is seeking talented Sr. Firmware Engineer will be responsible for developing world class firmware to fully maximize the strong hardware architecture of in-house servers. We are looking for talented individuals who enjoy creating firmware for networking products, prototyping concepts, and investigating in new technologies. In this position, the candidate will collaborate with cross-functional teams to design robust networking products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for defining, developing, testing, delivering, documenting

• Maintain BMC, CMM and SAS Expander Firmware for Server System

• Responsible for authoring Firmware specifications, developing Firmware code, and debugging/troubleshooting potential issues

• Work closely with hardware design team members

• Responsible for all software and firmware related issues during the planning, development, and validation stages of the program


• BS in EE/CS/CE is preferred
• 5+ working experience in firmware development preferred
• Strong programming skills in C/C++, Java
• Experience in Linux OS using source code control systems
• Working knowledge of IPMI firmware vendors (AMI or Aten, etc.) and code structure
• Capability to design, develop for specific IPMI/OpenBMC firmware requirements
• Good knowledge of enclosure management protocol and standards
• Excellent system-level debugging skills
• In depth understanding in EFI BIOS firmware is a plus
• Linux and Windows device driver development experience is a plus

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

• Able to sit for long periods of time.

• Able to input data into a computer and work with a computer screen for long periods of time.

• Occasional bending and standing.

• Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms.

• Lift, carry, push and pull up to 15 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

• Primarily works indoors in an office setting with controlled climate conditions

• May be susceptible to outdoor weather conditions (i.e., cold, heat, rain, and/or wind)

EEO Statement

Supermicro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Supermicro to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

Job Segment: Firmware, Developer, Engineer, Embedded, Java, Technology, Engineering

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