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Oracle Principal UEFI/BIOS Firmware Engineer in Burlington, Massachusetts

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DesignOracle’s Hardware Development (OHD) is seeking a UEFI/BIOS Firmware Engineer with background in systems architecture and software development on Intel, AMD, and ARM, and GPU architectures. The OHD team is responsible for the hardware design, development and delivery of superior server and GPU product offerings into Oracle's Cloud infrastructure and Oracle's on-premise engineered systems. This candidate will work in a team oriented environment to architect, design and implement UEFI based firmware to meet Oracle's product requirements and needs. With the exponential growth in Oracle Cloud, these are exciting times at OHD where an individual can have a significant impact on Oracle's cloud offerings and also have an abundance of opportunities to innovate., develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

Career Level - IC4


As a senior member of Oracle Hardware Development's UEFI Team, you will play a key role in design, development and support of Intel, AMD, ARM, and GPU based servers for cloud and on-premise computing. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Participate in schematic reviews to guide electrical designs and anticipate firmware impacts

  • Play a key role in board and device bringup to debug issues and validate electrical and silicon design

  • Assist other functional teams (BMC, OS, QE, Diags, …) in test, debug, and integration

  • Work closely with Operations in planning, execution, and debug of manufacturing processes

  • Develop and debug advanced features such as RAS, I/O, and core chipset logic

  • Work with chipset and PCIe card vendors to ensure Oracle requirements are met and resolve issues

The following qualifications are highly desired:

  • BS, MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent practical experience

  • 5+ years experience working with UEFI firmware, Legacy BIOS or Pre-boot environments

  • Excellent programming skills in C/C++ and Python experience

  • Knowledge of industry bus architectures (PCIe, I2C, SPI, USB, UART)

  • Knowledge of Intel, AMD, and ARM computer architectures and low level chipset programming (CPU and chipset logic)

  • Knowledge of server architecture and standards such as IPMI

  • Knowledge of UEFI security or firmware security features (TPM, Secure Boot, TXT)


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated locations only

US: Hiring Range: from $94,200 to $223,500 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle US offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

The role will generally accept applications for at least three calendar days from the posting date or as long as the job remains posted.

About Us

As a world leader in cloud solutions, Oracle uses tomorrow’s technology to tackle today’s problems. True innovation starts with diverse perspectives and various abilities and backgrounds.

When everyone’s voice is heard, we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. It’s why we’re committed to expanding our inclusive workforce that promotes diverse insights and perspectives.

We’ve partnered with industry-leaders in almost every sector—and continue to thrive after 40+ years of change by operating with integrity.

Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.

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Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer*. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer