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BMC Lead Engineer

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Job ID 2021-4196 Location Taipei, Taiwan Date Posted Feb. 26, 2021 Category Architecture

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About the role

We are seeking an experienced and proactive principal engineer to work in Arm Architecture and Technology Group (ATG). This group is at the very heart of Arm and its ecosystem. The group shapes technology of tomorrow by defining the architecture of Arm based systems. This role is primarily aimed at leading the manageability architecture and BMC firmware development at Arm, based on industry standards, open source, and Arm ecosystem requirements.

What will I be accountable for?

The successful candidate will be a senior technical leader responsible for defining the Arm systems manageability architecture and requirements, and developing OpenBMC firmware code, across the Arm infrastructure ecosystem.

  • Collaborate with other teams in Arm, and Arm partners and customers, to define Arm manageability architecture and requirements.
  • Lead the OpenBMC firmware development and up-streaming for Arm servers.

What skills, experience, and qualifications do I need?

  • Good university degree (or equivalent), ideally in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline.
  • As a senior member of a small and agile team you will work alongside system architects and technology experts from across geographical locations in Arm and Arm partners to understand and shape next-generation systems, including the definition of future Arm products.
  • Develop specifications, proof-of concepts and reference firmware implementations of the Arm-based and industry standards, and upstream to open source projects as needed.

Essential skills and experience:

A successful candidate must have:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in server BMC firmware development
  • Experience with the OpenBMC firmware project and code internals
  • Excellent programming skills (C, C++, Python, JavaScript).
  • Strong and independent debug methodology and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good grounding in computer architecture and server manageability architecture.
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills at technical and senior management levels.
  • Be able to author complex technical specifications and design documents.
  • Be pro-active and self-motivated.
  • Be flexible and capable of accepting new challenges.

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Deep knowledge and experience in the following areas: IPMI, Redfish, MCTP, PLDM, SPDM
  • Experience with silicon technologies and firmware enablement for Arm SoC, PCIe, I2C, I3C, SPI, UART, JTAG debugging
  • Preferred knowledge and experience in Linux kernel and driver development and debug
  • Contributions to open source projects, and experience with necessary tools (Git, Github, Gerrit, etc..)
  • Independent research experience

Arm is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and colleagues. We are a diverse organization of dedicated and innovative individuals, and don’t discriminate on the basis of any characteristic.

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