Working knowledge of BIOS, various Firmware and Drivers and their interaction with Operating System, etc.
Ability to do configuration changes at BIOS/Firmware level.
Knowledge on scripting (Python, Shell, etc.).
Education + Experience
Familiarity with Intel computer/server hardware architecture.
Ability to assemble computer systems using various hardware components in test bench or rack configuration.
Ability to debug issues in computer system bring-up.
Ability to flash BIOS, install Operating Systems (Windows/Linux), install Firmware and Drivers, disk partitioning, configuring networks and debug associated issues.
Ability to socket CPFPGAs.
Knowledge on test and measurement equipment – DMM, Oscilloscopes, Logic analyzers, Network analyzers, Power meters, associated probes/cables, etc.
Ability to organize lab space and infrastructure for a given project (network and power cabling, test bench/rack setup, etc.).