Dell Firmware Senior Principal Engineer- Austin, TX in Austin, Texas

R46534- Firmware Senior Principal Engineer- Austin, TX

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State-of-the-art products demand state-of-the-art firmware, and that’s the role of our Firmware Engineering team. We lead and deliver the analysis, design, programming, debugging, troubleshooting or modification of software for firmware applications. Our team oversees programming activities involving analog and digital hardware as well as software operating systems. We also influence product development at all stages. In short, we use the latest technology to modify existing solutions, in addition to developing innovative new software and firmware solutions

Key Responsibilities

-Working on all aspects of software development life cycle(using specifications to assist in design documentation, code development, debugging, validation)

-Working with system and software architects on feature definitions, requirements, and behavior specifications.

-Work with both internal groups and external vendors/partners/ODMs, define interface/protocol specifications.

-Design and implement firmware on embedded controller (MIPS/ARC/ARM core) processors in a single threaded/interrupt driven and also in real time OS environment.

-Implement solutions using C programming/assembly and conduct design/code reviews.

-Debug/trouble shoot issues with debugger/ITPS, scopes, and logic analyzers.

Communicate, coordinate, and lead activities across local/remote, internal/external sites.

Essential Requirements

-BSEE, BSCE, BSCS or related degree plus 10+ years of current embedded software development experience

-PC architecture and windows operating systems, embedded controller development with both single threaded/interrupt driven and real time OS.

-C programming, Assembly experience, Compilers, assemblers, debuggers.

-Ability to analyze electrical schematic diagrams, use ITPs, scopes, and logic analyzers

-Familiar with latest technology (wireless charging, type C) and various HW bus interface (SMBUS, LPC, I2C, PS2, etc)

-BIOS development a plus (prefer UEFI / DXE / PEI)

If you have the programming language skills to take our firmware to the next level, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

Company Description

With more than 100,000 team members globally, we promote an environment that is rooted in the entrepreneurial spirit in which the company was founded. Dell’s team members are committed to serving our communities, regularly volunteering for over 1,500 non-profit organizations. The company has also received many accolades from employer of choice to energy conservation. Our team members follow an open approach to technology innovation and believe that technology is essential for human success.

Why work with us?

-Life at Dell means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology

-When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution

-Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships

-We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential

-Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work


We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

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