Lenovo seeks CHIPSEC-savvy security intern

Lenovo’s Data Center Group (DCG) is seeking a qualified intern to join the Software Security Review Board (SSRB) team as a Junior Product Security Test Engineer (Ethnical Hacker). The SSRB is dedicated to enhancing the security of Lenovo DCG products for our customers. Projects will include configuring security test targets such as servers, storage, and networking environments; performing product security assessments; creating assessment reports; and working with global product teams to review assessment results.

– Setup, configure, and use security tools such as AppAudit, Arachni, Burp Suite Pro, CHIPSEC, nmap, Nessus, Protecode SC, and Metasploit to perform SSRB security assessments





Dell seeks firmware architect

Platform Software Senior Principal Engineer/BIOS Architect (17000X39)

[…]You’ll apply skills and experience across the full cycle of software development (specification development and review, debug and validation) to enable features and capabilitiesof platforms in areas like UEFI drivers, thermal, power management, security, manageability, manufacturability, configurability and embedded controllers.
* Work with Industry forums for spec development like UEFI, DMTF, PCI Sig, ACPI, etc
* Ability to take ownership of overall UEFI platform design throughout the platform lifecycle
* 12+ years experience in BIOS / firmware SW development
* UEFI Programming expertise
* Low level programming capability -system/motherboard/device/chipset level
* Experience with analyzers and other HW tools to debug complex system SW issues



Intel seeks senior security researcher

Job ID: JR0037962
Senior Security Researcher

The Platform Engineering Group (PEG) is responsible for the design, development, and production of system-on-a-chip (SoC) products that go into Intel’s next generation client and mobile platforms. PEG strives to lead the industry moving forward through product innovation and world class engineering. Intel Security Center of Excellence’s goal is to be a prominent leader in the industry to assure security in computing platforms by conducting advanced security research. If you are a seasoned threat, vulnerability and exploit research expert who craves for tons of fun and pride in raising the security bar for ubiquitous computing systems, we would like you to join us as a proud member of Intel’s Advanced Security Research Team. Through your deep vulnerability analysis and mitigation development expertise, you will influence the security of a variety of Hardware, Firmware, Software & Systems spanning a range of products including Devices, Cloud, Auto, IOT, AI, VR, Drones, and Networks. Responsibilities include the following: Own emerging threat analysis, gain insights & know-how of evolving attack techniques, predict and extrapolate attack trends ahead of its occurrence, develop robust counter measures and mitigation. This role requires maintaining substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art security principles, theories, attacks etc. and contribute those insights to internal and external stakeholders. Participation in development or intellectual property is also a responsibility.

* Applicants should possess at least 10 years of experience in the field of system security research and excel in exploring software and hardware techniques as a method of attack against targets within the computing systems.
* Ability to span security expertise over HW, SW and Firmware domains. Passion for the latest gadgets and building security into these gadgets.
* Knowledge of computer architecture CPU, SoC, chipsets, BIOS, Firmware, Drivers, and others






Microsoft seeks senior embedded Linux firmware engineer

The Cloud Server Infrastructure Firmware Development (CSI-FW) team is responsible for server hardware definition, design and development of Server and Rack Infrastructure engineering for Microsoft’s online services.
This role will be for a highly-motivated Firmware Engineer with a solid background in embedded system design using embedded Linux.
* 5+ years professional experience in one or many of: designing, developing embedded solutions using ARM SoCs and Linux, extensive u-boot customization, Linux kernel internals and adding new hardware drivers.
* 2+ years proven and demonstrable programming skill in C/C++ for resource constrained embedded platforms.
* Experience with debugging tools such as JTAG, oscilloscopes and bus analyzers.




Intel Platform Armoring and Resiliency team seeks BIOS intern

Interesting: Intel SSG has a “Platform Armoring and Resiliency (PAR)” team! Wish I had more details on what they do (besides inferring from job postings). If you’re on the PAR team and you have a home page or more public info, please leave a Comment.

Security BIOS Engineering Intern Hillsboro, OR
Job ID: JR0034895
Job Category: Intern/Student

Intel Corporation’s Software and Services Group (SSG) is looking for an intern to work in the area of platform firmware resiliency. The Platform Armoring and Resiliency PAR team within SSG is responsible for creating a secure firmware capability within Intel and the ecosystem to proactively ensure the standard boot and recovery infrastructure of IA platforms is both usable and secure[…]

* Utilizing fuzzing and symbolic execution tools to explore target binaries
* Prototyping new functionality in UEFI/BIOS
* Developing/supporting software tools in C and Python
* Gathering and analyzing execution traces to identify patterns of interest
* Utilizing QEMU or virtualization environments to analyze target binaries

* 3 months experience with Intel Model-Specific Registers (MSRs) or Configuration Space Registers (CSRs)
* 3 months experience with developing kernel modules or kernel code


A bit less interesting: Intel HR webmaster posts URLs with spaces in them. 😦


Microsoft Azure seeks senior UEFI engineer

Senior UEFI / FW Development Engineer – CSI / Azure – Cloud Server Infrastructure

The Azure Cloud Server Infrastructure development team (CSI) is seeking a talented FW development engineer with UEFI based BIOS/FW development experience. Candidate will be a member of the MSFT Azure CSI/UEFI FW team and will be responsible for design and development of UEFI FW solutions for MSFT Cloud Platforms. The Senior BIOS/Firmware Developer candidate must have relevant industry experience in the development of UEFI firmware solutions. Candidate must demonstrate skills and experiences from early planning/concept architecture, platform bring-up, UEFI FW features development, board manufacturing support and field issues debug/servicing support.[…]