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IBM Senior Firmware Engineer in St Louis, Missouri


Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Your Role and Responsibilities :

The IBM Z mainframe plays a critical role in providing the infrastructure for the IBM AI and Cloud strategy. Firmware agility enables quick deployment of new features and functions to differentiate the value of IBM Z as the platform of choice for this strategy.

IBM System Z Firmware Organization is looking to hire enthusiastic experienced professionals to join its world-class team. Firmware may exist anywhere in a computing system from the central computing complex to management consoles, power supplies, and I/O adapters within the IBM Z mainframes.

  • Some projects include development of the hardware management console mobile app,

  • development for the world’s highest security cryptographic processors, including positioning for the post-Quantum era for cryptographic technology.

  • development and support of I/O adapters (networking and storage) and Secure Service Containers used to support applications using blockchain technology.

  • We provide server virtualization and a Parallel Sysplex environment so that mainframes can communicate as a single entity.

  • Our engineers apply agile methodologies throughout the entire development cycle, from design, code implementation/review, unit testing, functional testing, simulation, and real hardware integration testing.

  • Selected candidates will work in a team-based, collaborative environment with peers both locally and across the global organization.

  • Development of custom device drivers which adhere to vendor defined API's, using best practice software design methodologies.

Ideal candidates will possess demonstrated software design skills, understanding of front-end, back-end technologies or embedded systems. Team-based experience in software development, agile methodologies and the ability to perform software performance analysis, debugging and test.


*The preferred location for this role is San Jose, CA or Poughkeepsie, NY


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Requirements for this IBM position:

  • a minimum of a Bachelors in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

  • 5-7+ years of relevant industry experience

  • Fundamental education in software design and/or test

  • Computer Architecture

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Passion to pursue career path in Computer Engineering or Computer Science

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Preferred experience/skills for this IBM role:

  • Security/Cryptographic Algorithm development

  • Firmware development

  • Design thinking

  • Agile principals

  • Systems architecture

  • IO and Storage Infrastructure

  • Networking

  • Hypervisor

About Business Unit

IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.