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Career area:
Hardware Engineering
Taipei City
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
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* Taipei - Taipei City - Taiwan

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Description and Requirements

Firmware Validation Engineer Lead

Job Description

Lenovo is seeking an engineer for firmware validation focusing on server design validation and analysis of new features and releases on BIOS/BMC area. The Firmware Validation Engineer Lead needs to demonstrate technical expertise and the ability to understand new system architectures, pinpoint problem areas and develop system coverage test plans while working closely with Development and Product Management teams.

The Firmware Validation Engineer Lead should create, define and develop system validation environment, test cases and strategy. Uses and applies emulation, platform-level tools and techniques to ensure server production design meet specification. Responsible for the development of methodologies, manage problems during validation plans execution, and debug of failures. Requires broad understanding of multiple system areas and requires interfaces with Architecture, Design, and NPI teams in improving system design validation and system integration test content.

The Firmware Validation Engineer Lead will be responsible for driving the System Validation of x86/x64 platforms, which includes validation execution within in-house lab, results analysis, bug detection and root cause analysis, must be able to develop relationships and work cross-functionally with other team members, including HW, SW, FW and driver teams. Self-motivation and problem solving are valued as you will need to understand silicon, board and software interactions. The responsibilities of this position include working closely with the firmware developers to gain a deep understanding of the firmware features and define tests which ensure the firmware not only meets the product requirements but also explores these features in depth to ensure the firmware exceeds the high standards of a server platform for its customers and partners.

The jobs will include below but not limited to:

Key Responsibilities of the Firmware Validation Engineer Lead:

  • Identify, review design SPECs, and deliver test cases, SOPs regarding product specifications
  • Define test requirement and strategy
  • Identify in-house/industry standard test utility
  • Develop BIOS/BMC test plan and manage test execution in a project team
  • Defect management and analysis
  • Lead initiatives for continuously quality and test efficiency improvement

Job Requirements of the Firmware Validation Engineer Lead:

  • Bachelor in CS, EE, CE or equivalent work experience
  • 10 year experience on server testing with 3 year test lead experience on BIOS and BMC functions
  • Ability to study open standards and new technologies.
  • Ability to debug and resolve difficult technical problems and strong troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to determine the feasibility of projects in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • Ability to anticipate problems proactively and take appropriate actions to mitigate negative impact
  • Ability to work within a team environment as well as ability to work independently.
  • Solid Verbal and written English communication skills

* Taipei - Taipei City - Taiwan