Staff BMC Firmware Engineer

Team: ZT - Platform Engineering

Location: Austin, Texas

Why ZT Systems

At ZT Systems, you’ll get to do work you are proud of alongside smart, passionate people. Every day, there are opportunities to collaborate with the best in the industry to design, build, and deliver impactful solutions to world-class customers. Along the way, you will gain hands-on experience in a face-paced environment that’s challenging, rewarding, and career-defining.

 

A culture built around our values, we work hard and think fast. We view challenges as opportunities—to do better, push harder, and be faster than we were the day before. When we fail, we learn from it and move on together. And when we succeed we use the momentum to go even further. We create value with everything we do, building the foundation of today—and transforming the future of tomorrow.

 

Join ZT Systems and help us build technology infrastructure that connects the world.

 

About the Role

The Staff BMC Firmware Engineer is responsible for developing platform BMC, reference code, and related documentation for ZT Cloud Servers. Work closely with design teams and be responsible for all software and BMC related issues during the planning, development, and validation stages of the program.

 

What You Will Do

  • Design, develop, code, and debug BMC\Firmware by applying knowledge of server hardware architecture and system design.
  • Review and provide strong feedback on firmware and software architecture specifications and design specifications.
  • Layout and establish design documents with the engineering team
  • Study computer motherboard and BMC system specifications and configuration requirements to plan and develop reliability and compatibility
  • Plan and execute reference code and collateral
  • Participate in key product development and technical teams
  • Participate in new platform power-on events
  • Engage various cross-team validation organizations.

 

What You Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in BMC development including user interface development or presentation layer development
  • Knowledge of server hardware interfaces and Industry specifications such as SMBus/I2C, PCIe, ACPI, DDR, IPMI, 10G/1G Ethernet, SATA, SPI, I2C
  • Understanding of processor and Enterprise system-level architectures
  • Extensive hardware skills: Enterprise platform, BMC, Drivers, IO technologies
  • X-86 CPUs, memory controllers, IO Hubs, and PC architecture
  • Working knowledge of BIOS functions as it relates to BMC
  • Board level diagnostic tools/utilities
  • Demonstrated C coding and X-86 Assembly language skills
  • Knowledge of internal operations of Operating Systems and its interaction with BMC functions
  • Experience with OpenBMC and/or Redfish technology preferred

 

ZT Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

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