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Firmware Developer

Software and Programming
Information Technology
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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Accountabilities Will Include:

  • As a Firmware Developer you will be expected to contribute to all aspects of software development, including writing design documentation, coding, unit testing, integration testing, debugging and troubleshooting, supporting customers, and maintenance.
  • You will be joining a team that builds a variety of software, from low-level UEFI and Legacy BIOS components in Assembly and C, secure communication protocols between the OS and System Firmware,windows services in C#/C++, on the Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux platforms. To be successful, you must be adaptable, flexible and a quick learner with a “can do” attitude.


What You’ll Need:

  • 5+ years of career UEFI software development experience.
  • C/C++ and EDK2 driver development experience is essential, Assembly can still be used in some cases.
  • Hands-on experience with Secure Boot, Variable Services, UEFI Secure Technologies, and other UEFI essentials is critical.
  • Experience with security architectures, such as Public Key infrastructures, key management, SSL/TLS, TCG/TPM.
  • Understanding PC hardware architecture: CPUs and chipsets, SMM; PCI, LPC, USB, and other buses.
  • Native Windows development, Win32 API, multi-threading, networking,OS driver/application experience is a plus.
  • Strong debugging and problem-solving skills.
  • BS in computer science, or equivalent, with strong academic performance.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills needed to explain technical issues and designs.
  • Self-motivated, independent, detail orientated, and responsible team-player.

Why Work For Us:
We are one of the largest software companies headquartered in downtown Vancouver. Our office is located near the waterfront where we have great views and close proximity to public transit, shops and restaurants. We produce our best results when we work together, so we’ve designed our new office to provide a bright and inspiring work environment with a variety of custom-built spaces so we can collaborate, communicate, and concentrate. We celebrate our wins in our large common areas where we hold hackathons, end of quarter celebrations, and monthly socials. We believe in a good work / life balance which is reflected in our annual employee retreat where it’s all about friends and family. To learn more about what it’s like to work at Absolute, visit the careers section of our website or visit our YouTube channel.

Absolute is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: October 21, 2016
Closes:December 20, 2016
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About Absolute

Absolute provides persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions for computers, tablets, and smartphones.

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