Principal/Sr. Principal SQA Engineer

Systems Engineering San Jose, California


Job Description:

  • Customer Joint Qualification and Certification lead for SKHMS Enterprise SSD products.
  • Develop certification test plans for the specific device under test for VMware, Microsoft and Linux operating systems.
  • Build and maintain test setups for Certification Testing.
  • Execute test certification suites for Windows, ESX, and Linux and report results.
  • Engage with customers and develop Customer Joint Qualification test plans., and execute as per plan.
  • Track bugs and work with design/software engineering to resolve issues.
  • Work closely with the engineering team during the product development cycle, and involve in early certification and CJQ trials.
  • Ensure quality of products being developed and delivered to the customers.


  • Experience in VMware ESX/vSphere, or VSAN certifications.
  • Strong understanding of VMware vSphere, ESX, VSAN,vCenter, and IOVP.
  • Experience in WHLK, WHQL, Storage Spaces Direct (S2D), and MSFT System Interop Program.
  • Experience in RedHat/Linux certification.
  • Solid understanding of virtual and physical network, storage.
  • Experience in verification of Storage, RAID, Flash, and various File Systems, utilizing 3rd party tools is highly desired.
  • Experience with Customer (Joint) Qualification test cycles is required.
  • Experience in the use of scripting languages (Python and Shell Scripting).
  • Strong analytical/problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborating with the team in a fast-moving and constantly changing the environment.
  • Excellent communication in English: oral, written, and presentation skills
  • Prior experience in SSD/Storage products' QA is highly preferred, with an understanding of SATA, PCIe/NVMe Protocols.
  • Experience working with standard data center servers like HP, IBM, DELL, Cisco, SuperMicro.
  • Experience with Open Compute Project is a plus.
  • Experience managing team of engineers and leading them by example.
  • Education and Experience Requirements: MS in Electrical Engineering (or similar field); with 10 years of work experience, or Bachelors of Engineering with 14 Years of work experience in hardware/software product verification.