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UEFI Silicon Engineer

Phoenix Technologies Inc.
Beaverton, OR
February 18, 2021


UEFI Silicon Engineer


Design, develop, power on, debug and support silicon-related UEFI firmware for next generation computers. Work closely with team members and other engineering teams within Phoenix to develop customizable and secure firmware for x86 client, servers or embedded computing systems.


• Beaverton, Oregon, USA


• Integrate silicon reference code into the Phoenix UEFI firmware code

• Power on new silicon products

• Debug hardware and firmware issues

• Support bug and security fixes through a product’s lifecycle

• Develop original code and solutions for customization and value-add features

• Work closely with internal engineers from silicon, core, QA and customer teams

• Work closely with silicon vendor for problem analysis and resolution


• BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent, or 5+ years in firmware or software development

• 3+ years experience in UEFI firmware development

• Proficiency in C

• Strong debugging skills

• Must have good English communication skills, both written and verbal

• Must work well both with a team and independently

Additional Skills

• Working knowledge of motherboard technologies such as PCIe, USB, UART, SPI, I2C

• Experience with operating system kernel and/or driver development, including Windows and Linux

• Low-level hardware experience

• Ability to read and understand motherboard schematics

• Solid understanding of cryptographic technologies such as public-key cryptography

• Working knowledge of UEFI

• Proficiency in Python

• Solid understanding of networking protocols