General Information

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Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Friday, October 8, 2021
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Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

About Our Team

Lenovo is hiring a Firmware/Software Engineer for our OpenBMC initiative within the Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG). As a member of the strategic OpenBMC development team, you will be working with a group of industry leading team members to create optimized customer solutions to bring to market. With Lenovo’s broad product line, including Cloud Based Servers, IoT Servers, and Enterprise Servers, you will be challenged to do the research and Development required to have a premium OpenBMC offering for each of these critical and growing market segments.

What You'll Do 

  • You will provide design, develop, test, debug and documentation support to Lenovo’s OpenBMC stack.

  • You will follow the guidance and direction of the OpenBMC Platform Lead to support development efforts. 

  • You will participate in collaborative planning calls and status meetings. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a similar degree or related software equivalent experience. 

  • 5+ years’ experience in BMC Firmware development; Design, develop, code, and debug BMC\Firmware by applying knowledge of server hardware architecture and system design.   

  • Expertise with Intel and/or AMD x86 system architectures. 

  • 3+ years of scripting experience in Intel C and Python.

  • 3+ years’ experience with Intel and RAS system architecture:

    • Deep knowledge in RAS architecture related to CPU, cache, memory, interrupt controller, etc.

    • Knowledgeable about various error types and how to handle these errors.

  • Experience in the following: Intel ME/AMD PSP;  JTAG; At Scale Debug(ASD-JTAG); Auto Crash Dump (ACD-PECI; IPMB; MCTP

  • Experience using error injection to verify system flow.

  • Familiar with virtualization, Operating System, Debug, and Microprocessor Architecture.

  • Proficient with Git source version control system: comfortable with common Git workflows, forking, pull requests and code reviews. 

  • Intimate knowledge of Software development processes, working knowledge of Agile methodologies and tools. 

  • Experience using JIRA, Confluence and Jenkins. 

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills with multi-functional teams. 

  • Strong analytical and debug methodology skills expected. 

  • Proficient at recognizing complex problems related to functional objectives. 

  • Applies creativity and judgment to developmental work on different projects within the business environment. 

  • Analyze situations and implement solutions, or develop new system elements, procedures, or processes. 

  • Ability to engage as an independent professional; articulate and compare alternative approaches. 

  • Capable of controlling work priorities and methods requiring trade-offs. 

  • Provides advice in technical/operational domain of specialization.

  • Understands departmental mission and vision. 

  • Ability to apply discretion and independent judgment in matters of significance to Lenovo. 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • OpenBMC stack experience.

  • I3C experience.

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