NAND characterization engineer

Firmware San Jose, California


As part of this role, the candidate will perform but not limited to the following functions:

  • Work with the Firmware team to define the needed VU commands, develop, implement, debug and run firmware tools for NAND/SSD characterization and failure analysis.
  • Develop and implement test plans for testing NAND and SSD.
  • Perform failure analysis on NAND and SSD, feedback to the NAND device engineers and SSD firmware engineers.

Qualification and Required Skills:

  • Expertise knowledge in NAND device physics and failure mechanisms.
  • Experience in state of the art of NAND flash memory, 3D-NAND experience is a plus.
  • Hands-on measurements of NAND array with good understanding of key NAND system specifications.
  • Demonstrated expertise in NAND failure analysis, testing and debug efforts.
  • Excellent oral and written skills for communication and documentation, proficiency in Korean is a plus.
  • Data process and analysis using C/C++, Matlab or Python.
  • Self-motivated, strong team player

Additional Skills:

  • NAND and silicon process knowledge
  • SSD management schemes e.g. Wear-Leveling, Garbage Collection and Background Media Scan.