Firmware Engineer at NetApp in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 17 days ago.





Job Description:

About NetApp

We're forward-thinking technology people with heart. We make our own rules, drive our own opportunities, and try to approach every challenge with fresh eyes. Of course, we can't do it alone. We know when to ask for help, collaborate with others, and partner with smart people. We embrace diversity and openness because it's in our DNA. We push limits and reward great ideas. What is your great idea?


Job Summary


As a Firmware Engineer you will work as part of a Research and Development team responsible for developing, testing and debugging Firmware and embedded system software that interface with NetApp storage Operating System. As part of the Firmware R&D team, the overall focus of the group is on competitive market and customer requirements, supportability, technology advances, product quality, product cost and time-to-market. Firmware engineers focus on enhancements to existing products as well as new product development.

This position requires an individual to be creative, a quick learner, driven to produce results and demonstrates the ability to lead small teams or projects,


Essential Functions



  • Proven experience in ARM/Intel based Server platform BIOS firmware development.

  • Experience with various subsystems on Intel x86, AMD x86, ARM architectures and peripherals such as PCIe, SATA, USB, I2C, sensors, SPI, Flash, SD/MMC, DRAM.

  • Development experience in UEFI BIOS/GRUB, Linux secure boot, device drivers / networking stack, memory model on Intel or AMD X86 CPU architectures.

  • Experience with Linux/POSIX programming and embedded system development.

  • Experience with build tool/kernel updates.

  • Platform firmware/UEFI BIOS development and experience in C/C++, Python/Shell programming, Windows and/or LinuxOS/Kernel debugging skills.

  • Platform infrastructure: Device drivers (Ethernet, FPGA drivers, security modules) on Linux Operating systems, eMMC drivers, Power management and Chassis management.


Essential Function Cont'd



  • Exposure to AMI or Insyde BIOS is a plus.

  • Experience reading datasheets / schematics, and developing drivers, ACPI code accordingly.

  • Debugging skills and experience using various hardware, memory debugging tools like Arium, gdb and / or intel tools.

  • Hands on experience in hardware-firmware co-design and board bring-up experience with

SoCs and/or Customer Reference Platforms a plus.


  • Experience writing Design and Functional specifications.

  • Must have effective interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills.

  • Great analysis and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.


Education and Experience



  • A minimum of 5 years of experience is required.

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, a master's degree, or equivalent experience is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to have successfully completed multiple, moderately complex technical tasks

  • Proven record of meeting tight deadlines without sacrificing quality.


Why NetApp?

In a world full of generalists, NetApp is a specialist. No one knows how to elevate the world's biggest clouds like NetApp. We are data-driven and empowered to innovate. Trust, integrity, and teamwork all combine to make a difference for our customers, partners, and communities.



We expect a healthy work-life balance. Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to volunteer with their favorite organizations. We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family. We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.



If you run toward knowledge and problem-solving, join us.

If the Company determines this role will be performed in Colorado, the starting salary for this position is 120,690 USD. This role could be eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401(K), Paid Time off (PTO), Company bonus, and Employee stock purchase plan *. Final compensation will be dependent on various factors such as location, qualifications, certifications, relevant work experience and other factors, consistent with applicable law.