Senior Software Engineer - Firmware

7 months ago
SW Developer
Job Length


Mellanox Technologies is seeking an experienced firmware developer to join our R&D organization in Austin, TX. The group is developing software for our network adapter (NIC) product. This position requires an individual who enjoys solving technical problems and has the attitude of “doing it right”. You should be both able to work both independently and as part of a team.   The position provides the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of engineering development.






As part of a growing team, you’ll be responsible for the design and development for Mellanox NIC products’ features for networking and storage technology, while working in a very dynamic environment.


You will; 

  • Write and review design specification and code architecture documents.
  • Work on development of firmware
  • Will be part of R&D team in Austin working closely with teams in the US and Israel.
  • Will work closely with our partners and customers on joint development projects and issue resolution.
  • Develop cutting edge features that would differentiate Mellanox from competition.




  • A BS or MS degree in CS, CE, or EE or combination of experience and education
  • 5+ years experience of developing in C programming language
  • 3+ years Firmware development (or embedded development) experience
  • Networking experience: TCP/IP (required), RDMA (advantage)
  • Customer orientation
  • Scrum/Agile - advantage
  • Good oral and written English communication skills
  • Strong work ethic – responsible, strong attention to detail, very high quality work; Strong prioritization and time management skills; Ability to meet deadlines; Positive attitude
  • Local / International travel is a possibility (typically 2x/year or as needed)



Company Description

About Us

Mellanox Technologies was founded in 1999 and has headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA and Yokneam, Israel. We are a leading supplier of innovative end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. We offer market-leading solutions that include adapter cards, switches, cables and software to support InfiniBand and Ethernet networking technologies. Our products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth and scalability. In addition, we serve a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise, data centers, cloud computing, big data and Web 2.0. We are constantly reinventing ourselves to stay ahead of the market and bring game-changing products and services to the industry.


About You

Mellanox is an incubator for talent. We are a strong believer in developing our people and giving them the tools to succeed. We have a very competitive compensation package as well as frequent internal product training to keep people updated on new technologies. We are a fast growing company with a positive energy that comes from our team members' internal drive to develop, market, sell and support cutting-edge products and services. Mellanox often promotes from within and there's a sense of family that comes from the top down. We are committed to the community and donate 1% of our annual profit to charity as well as participate in green initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint.



Mellanox Technologies offers a competitive benefits program including medical, dental and vision insurance, 3-weeks’ vacation, 10-paid holidays, sick leave, x2 annual salary Life Insurance/AD&D, 401K with company contribution, ESPP, and Stock (RSUs).  At Mellanox, the work of each individual makes an impact on the success of our company. If you are looking for a rewarding career, talented colleagues and a great environment where you can challenge yourself, grow and lead, Mellanox is the right place for you.

Additional Information

Equal Employment Opportunity


Mellanox is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic characteristics, gender identity/expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and all other terms and conditions of employment. If you need assistance to perform your job duties because of a physical or mental condition, please let our Human Resources department know.



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