Firmware Engineer

Firmware San Jose, California


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Design, implement, and evaluate real-time embedded system firmware for SSD products.
  • Perform firmware code review, analysis and improvement.
  • Perform firmware focused SSD system integration, performance profiling, validation and debugging.
  • Perform failure analysis and corrective firmware actions via collaboration with other stakeholders until issue resolution.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BS in either Computer Science or Electrical Engineering; MS is preferred.
  • 3+ years of hands-on firmware development experience in SSD or storage systems.
  • 5+ years of development experience in embedded controller environments.
  • Proficient in firmware and software programming (C/C++, assembly, script languages)
  • Experience with at least one storage protocol; PCIe/NVMe, SATA, SCSI
  • Experience in SSD FTL is recommended but not required
  • Experience in the NAND flash storage device application and/or testing is a plus but not required
  • Experience with firmware debugging tools such as JTAG and In-Circuit Emulator.
  • Experience with multi-ARM core based development is a plus.
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem- solving environment.
  • Ability to jump into different areas of the system for investigation and analysis
  • Good verbal and written skills for communication and documentation.
  • Self-motivated, good team player.