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Senior Firmware Developer

Information Technology
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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Accountabilities Will Include:

  • As a Senior 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:

  • 10+ 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 biggest software companies headquartered in downtown Vancouver. We are an award-winning employer of choice recognized as one of the Top Small and Medium Sized Employers in Canada and one of the British Columbia’s Top Employers. Our office is located in the financial district where we have great views and are close to public transit, shops and restaurants. We encourage career growth from within and promote people internally. Absolute is an exciting and fun place to work with great social events & holiday parties and company sponsored sports teams such as soccer, hockey, cycling and softball. Our kitchen is fully stocked with free pop & gourmet coffee, fresh fruit delivered every Monday and free pizza every month. Employees can also take a timeout in our newly decorated and awesome chill room. To learn more about what it’s like to work at Absolute, please visit the careers section of our website at


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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