Senior Staff Engineer
SSD Firmware
Posted on 8/2/2022
San Jose, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • BS in Computer/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Computer Science, and 15+ years of relevant experience in software or firmware or a MS with 13+ years experience preferred
  • Strong experience in C/C++ programming for embedded systems
  • 3+ years in technical lead role
  • Strong experience with UART/JTAG/ICE debuggers, and protocol analyzers
  • Familiarity with at least one of the storage protocols such as SAS / SATA / SCSI / FC / NVMe / PCIe protocols
  • In-depth knowledge\experience on SSD or storage system performance issue analysis\debug
  • Knowledge on storage system (especially datacenter) performance characterization and dataset analysis/visualization
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player, as part of a local and globally distributed team
  • You're inclusive, adapting your style to the situation and diverse global norms of our people
  • An avid learner, you approach challenges with curiosity and resilience, seeking data to help build understanding
  • You're collaborative, building relationships, humbly offering support and openly welcoming approaches
  • You're collaborative, building relationships, humbly offering support and openly welcoming approaches
  • Analyze, debug, and resolve firmware issues observed at domestic and international customer sites as well as at local and overseas development centers
  • Triage and root cause system, driver, and device interoperability issues at customer sites
  • OEM Spec gap analysis, firmware customization/feature development; collaborate with other engineering teams to analyze debug information and implement and deploy firmware patches
  • Provide technical guidance to peer team members
  • Need based travel and stay at domestic and international customer sites as well as overseas development centers for extended periods of time (can be up to multiple weeks at a time)
  • Assist customers by running or inspecting their tests at onsite locations

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