Firmware / BIOS Developer Graduate Intern

  • Australia
  • 12/10/2022
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Job Details:
Job Description: 

In the dawn of the Internet of Thing (IoT) era, you have the chance to make an impact to Intel's business by developing innovative platform boot loaders, enhancing FSP (Firmware Support Package), collaborating with cross product group firmware gurus to evolve UEFI design, delivering BIOS reference code for ecosystem enablement. With Intel FSP, you have the opportunity to design and develop architecture and code for various boot loaders in the market, including proprietary and open-source boot loaders. You will be responsible for authoring boot loader and/or BIOS specifications, creating chipset reference code and developing/supporting platform BIOS for Intel's CPUs and chipsets. You will also work closely with Intel silicon design teams and take care of software and BIOS related issues during the planning, development, and validation stages of the programs.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Defining, developing, documenting, testing software / firmware
  • Driving resolution of technical problems associated with the software.
  • Working and communicating with others in a close development group, educating colleagues and stakeholders about key learning's and general knowledge sharing.
  • Working with management to accurately estimate and schedule development activities based on a thorough analysis of the technical hurdles
  • Interfacing with the architecture teams to turn requirements into features.
  • Self-motivated individual with the aptitude to take and follow directions and deliver to schedule.
  • Willing to read hardware schematics to determine basic component information, addressing, etc.

Length of internship estimate is 12 months with the possibility to extend as per business needs.

You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be currently pursuing a Master's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering with a specific interest in BIOS or firmware development.
  • Experience with various scripting languages: Perl, Python, and Bash Shell
  • Work experience (debug and development experience) of standard PC system architecture, Operating Systems and Driver internals

Preferred qualifications:

  • Expertise in x86 Assembly, C and/or C++ programming in a Linux environment (GCC, GDB/KDB, etc.)
  • Experience in developing and understanding the intricacies of large scale software development.
Job Type:
Student / InternShift:
Shift 1 (United States of America)Primary Location: 
US, Arizona, PhoenixAdditional Locations:
US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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Business group:
The Network & Edge Group brings together our network connectivity and edge into a business unit chartered to drive technology end to end product leadership. It's leadership Ethernet, Switch, IPU, Photonics, Network and Edge portfolio is comprised of leadership products critically important to our customers.Posting Statement:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.
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Work Model for this Role

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.