Azure CHIE’s (Cloud Hardware Infrastructure Engineering) Platform Firmware Engineering team is responsible for definition, design, and development of Server and Rack Infrastructure firmware that manages Microsoft’s cloud hardware.
We work closely with Microsoft product groups, industry partners and researchers to architect and develop server hardware solutions that meet the requirements for our cloud services platforms at the lowest possible cost of ownership (TCO).
We are seeking a highly motivated Software Engineer with a solid background in embedded system design. You will be involved with all phases of product development from design through bring-up, development, and release.
We are aspiring to get agile where you will play a key role in designing, developing, optimizing, and deploying innovative features.
Design and develop key features for resource-constrained embedded systems
Define system architecture and specifications for cutting edge features related to server infrastructure management
Collaborate with internal developers and external partners to deliver serviceable, reliable, and scalable solutions
Stress on modular design and code reuse to achieve maintainability
Optimize and deliver features with focus on reliability and serviceability
Work effectively in an Agile environment following and practicing Scrum processes
Work with Server ODMs and OEMs to enable exciting firmware features during early bring-up phases
Troubleshoot and debug using tools such as JTAG, oscilloscopes, and bus analyzers
CS degree or equivalent experience
5+ years of software development experience.
Proven experience and skills in C / C++ and OS internals
Experience in developing multi-threaded applications
Embedded hardware experience, including understanding schematics, I2C, SPI, USB, RS232 / RS485 and communication protocols
Experience in collaborating with internal and external partners to understand their requirements and translating them into solutions
Enthusiastic, self-driven, and attention to details
Detailed knowledge of core networking protocols and REST API frameworks is an added plus
Experience with GIT, JSON, Python, Jenkins, XML is highly desirable.