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Senior Firmware Security Engineer

Company: Nvidia Corporation
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Do you enjoy hacking and tinkering at the lowest levels of software? Are you capable of crafting and implementing creative secure firmware solutions in heavily resource-constrained environments? If so, you're primed to help develop the boot software that powers the world's best GPUs. We are searching for an outstanding security software engineer to fill an exciting, yet fun role on our GPU Firmware team. You will be joining a team whose primary mission is solving the intricate enigma of securing and innovating the boot process for our GPUs, while working through the formidable constraints of boot-time and storage space. Every. Byte. Counts.This is your chance to create waves in the industry while directly working with and alongside some of the most top-valued diverse set of minds in the business. Your goal will be to shape the future of GPU technologies doing exactly what you enjoy: solving puzzles. If this sounds exciting and you're up for the task, we'd certainly like to hear from you!What you'll be doing:Design, develop, test, debug, and optimize GPU firmware throughout the entire GPU lifecycleDesign and implement creative solutions for boot softwareContinuously evaluate and improve the security posture of firmware and hardware that form the root of trust for our productsEvaluate and design secure firmware solutions for server platformsBuild automated security testing infrastructureFacilitate security requirements for GPU products by driving compliance with industry standards such as NIST, Open Compute Project, DMTF etc.Participate in in-depth security reviews of software, hardware, process, and infrastructureAlign with customers and partners on security requirements and featuresWork with hardware teams to improve NVIDIA's GPU security across hardware BootROMs, crypto accelerators, key stores, and other unitsCollaborate with hardware, software, and business teams to transform new firmware features from idea to realityWork with leading OS and PC vendors to improve and innovate on the startup experienceImprove team software process and core infrastructure by enhancing build systems and regression farmsWhat we need to see:BS or MS degree in EE/CS/CE (or equivalent experience)4+ years' experience in developing device BIOS, firmware, or other low-level software4+ years' experience in building secure firmware and working with hardware security componentsStrong C skillsEven stronger interpersonal skillsSense of humor heavily encouraged, but not requiredDeep understanding of software processSecure software fundamentals including cryptography, authentication/attestation, chains of trust, and understanding of common SW security vulnerabilitiesEasy to work with, as you'll constantly work closely with both hardware designers and other software engineers to design, develop, and debug functional (and non-functional!) aspects of GPU subsystemsWays to stand out from the crowd:Familiarity with x86 assembly and knowledge of the PCIe architectureKnowledge of display technologies, DP, HDMI, and VGA/VESA specsUnderstanding of the PC architecture and UEFI environmentsExperience developing for safety critical platformsBackground with secure development techniques such as threat models, attack-trees, static/dynamic analysis, fuzzing, and negative testingExperience with formal languages and formal verificationPassion for your workWe are widely considered to be one of the technology world's most desirable employers, and as a result have some of the most forward-thinking and hardworking people in the world working for us. If you're passionate, creative, and driven, we'd love to have you join the team. With competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, we are widely considered to be one of the technology world's most desirable employers. We have some of the most forward-thinking and hardworking people in the world working for us and, due to unprecedented growth, our exclusive engineering teams are rapidly growing. If you're a creative and autonomous engineer with a real passion for technology, we want to hear from you.NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression , sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Nvidia Corporation, Santa Clara , Senior Firmware Security Engineer, Engineering , Santa Clara, California

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