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BIOS Advanced Engineer, SME (Subject Matter Expert)

Req ID: J2372295-IL

  • Location
    Sanchong, New Taipei City, Taiwan
  • Category Design Services Group
  • Posted Tuesday, October 3, 2023
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. We are proud to be a trusted partner for the world's top brands, offering comprehensive engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain solutions. With over 50 years of experience across industries and a vast network of over 100 sites worldwide, Jabil combines global reach with local expertise to deliver both scalable and customized solutions. Our commitment extends beyond business success as we strive to build sustainable processes that minimize environmental impact and foster vibrant and diverse communities around the globe.

Job Description


This engineer will be responsible for reviewing requirements from the business unit, either as part of NPI or sustaining projects. They will highlight features that may impact the portfolio and clarify requirements, including understanding the problem being solved, the expected behavior, and high-level design direction. Strong understanding of the role that the BIOS plays in the server ecosystem is required


  • Must be capable of drawing high-level flow charts and sequence diagrams.
  • Clarify requirements to the implementation team through verbal descriptions.
  • Collaborate with the Architecture team to help with burst capacity assignments.
  • Collaborate with the Architecture team to better understand the requirements and receive guidance and direction on the issue at hand.
  • Review and disposition defects, highlighting lessons learned, requirement misses, and portfolio impacting issues.
  • Interact with the customer engineering team to advise on troubleshooting.
  • Review and understand ECR/PCR content to provide explicit and clear requirements to the implementation team.
  • Research new requirements for Jabil and provide a summary to the Architecture team for review.


  • Basic understanding of computer architectures such as Intel and AMD.
  • 10+ years of experience in BIOS development and debugging for server products.
  • Experience with coding skills in the C language.
  • Experience with AMI code structure and UEFI framework.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills in English and Mandarin.
  • Ability to write and analyze requirements, functional specifications, design specifications, and unit tests.

There are common characteristics we are looking for in the AE team:
Broad Knowledge

  • Industry-wide – knows best practices in him/her domain as is common in the industry (OEMs and ODMs)
  • Capability to deep-dive into relevant design specifications for their domain
  • Experience in overall architecture for products and solutions.
  • Ability to do a roughly NRE estimate. high-level cut of NRE and time needed
  • Capable of working with abstract requirements. And assist with hardening those requirements.


  • Learn new technology
  • Assess alternate paths available for design and architecture. (Don’t do it this way, do in another way)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Capability to deep-dive
  • Engage Technology partners on Proof of Concept and technology trend to gain the leading edge advantage to build world-class solution/product.
  • Drives innovation and integration of new technologies into Technology Roadmap


  • Ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design proposals and negotiate options with key stakeholders.
  • Good leadership skill set that can lead cross-function teams to deliver the best result.
  • Must to have good working spirit and work well in a team and face-paced environment


Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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