General Information

Req #
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Thursday, August 25, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

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Description and Requirements

Lenovo Workstations provide powerful solutions to drive productivity, innovation, and design excellence in key vertical segments such as Manufacturing Design, Engineering & CAD, Animation/Media/Web Creation, Science/Medical, Oil & Gas, and Finance.

To maintain our leadership and compete in this aggressive marketplace, we are looking to enhance our team with additional talent. We are currently seeking a Firmware Architect with education and / or experience specifying/designing/maintaining low-level firmware in various building blocks/subsystems within the PC, as well as portions of the main system BIOS. 


  • Understand current and future firmware design points for various subsystems and building blocks within a workstation PC. Some examples include, but are not limited to: Super I/Os, Embedded Controllers, BMCs, storage controllers, LAN controllers, and other subsystems which may utilize low-level microcode
  • Create design specifications for the aforementioned firmwares
  • Work with suppliers and global Product Delivery teams on the execution/development of the aforementioned firmwares
  • Interface with Product Security Office to ensure firmware meets all corporate and industry security standards
  • Interlock with suppliers to understand future product roadmaps and design architectures
  • Work with our BIOS Architects to ensure seamless firmware & system BIOS interaction
  • Provide on-going updates and collaborate with global teams on technical issue resolution.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering
  • 7+ years experience with low-level firmware design/development
  • Knowledge of PC Systems and their components, including modern microprocessor and embedded controller architectures
  • Recognition of the importance of firmware security and ability to design with security in mind
  • Skilled in C and Assembly language programming
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in Engineering (or related)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Experience working/interacting with multi-national and cross-functional technical teams
  • Good organizational and problem solving skills
  • Passion for the PC industry and willingness to innovate
  • Flexible schedule - occasional early morning / evening calls with global teams. 
Why Lenovo?  
Lenovo is a US$60 billion Fortune Global 500 company, with 63,000 employees and operating in 180 markets around the world.  We are #1 PC company on the planet, BCG's 50 most innovative companies, and one of Interbrand’s 100 BEST global brands.  Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society.  By designing, engineering and building the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices and infrastructure, we are also leading an Intelligent Transformation – to create better experiences and opportunities for millions of customers around the world.  

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* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America