eSSD SoC Design Lead (Director/Sr.Director/Fellow)

SoC San Jose, California


SK hynix memory solutions America Inc. (SKHMS America) provides industry-leading controller hardware, advanced flash management systems, and firmware for NAND and post 2D-NAND based storage solutions spanning Enterprise, Client and Mobile market segments. We are part of the world's top tier semiconductor supplier, SK hynix, offering Dynamic Random Access Memory chips (DRAM), Flash memory chips (NAND Flash) and CMOS Image Sensor (CIS) for a wide range of distinguished customers globally.


  • SoC design of eSSD controller:
    • SoC Architecture for the best-in-class performance
    • Architecture to implementation (Logic synthesis, P&R, STA, ATE, FA)
  • Leading technical discussion among design engineers, verification/FW/System-Engineering/HW/planning teams for collaboration
  • Managing a team with multi functions


  • MS/Ph.D in either electrical engineering or computer science
  • Minimum of 20 years of work experience in ASIC design
  • Minimum 10 years of work experience in eSSD controller design
  • Minimum 7 years of management experience for a team with >30 members
  • Strong expertise in;
    • eSSD controller architecture
    • Industry standards (NVMe, PCIe, OCP, etc.) and features (IOV, ZNS, etc)
    • eSSD qualification flow and customer engagement
    • ASIC design Flow (FE : RTL, Synthesis, STA) and physical implantation (BE : P&R, EM/IR)
  • PCIe/NVMe, NAND, DRAM specification and their operations
  • Strong experience of SoC design with TSMC 12nm/7nm technology
  • Fluent communication/presentation skill for global operation

SK hynix memory solutions America Inc. offers you the opportunity to apply your skills to exciting projects while working with innovative teams. Our compensation package is complimented by a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and a company 401(k) match, as well as cafeteria, onsite gym and much more. If you are motivated by technical challenges, we offer a collaborative work environment that encourages career growth.