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Principal Engineer, Firmware Verification Engineering

JR-0000062939 Requisition #

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  • Design, Develop and test various complex Firmware features of Next Gen SSD's either through embedded or through external interface.
  • Design and Develop Modular, Reusable and consistent Test Framework
  • Design and develop Interface for accessing the device both in HW and Simulation environments.
  • Support Firmware team to debug the issues by doing thorough Failure Analysis to root cause the problem
  • Communicate effectively with Global teams with Good articulation.
  • Work with Various teams to come up with Test Strategy for the given feature
  • Represent team in various platforms on daily and weekly cadence.
  • Report detailed status of the project on a regular basis to senior management
  • Guide the Team members where necessary


  • Excellent programming skills C and Python
  • Should be Good at Data structures, Algorithms and Design Concepts
  • Low level firmware/software design, development, debug skills
  • Capable of functioning in geographically distributed team environments
  • Experience in firmware development for storage devices, hard drives, memory devices is a plus
  • Experience with SAS/SATA/NVMe highly desirable.
  • Working knowledge of SSD firmware architecture highly desirable.
  • The ideal individual must have proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, self-directed and ability to work well with people.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.

    Education: BE/ B.Tech, ME/ M.Tech

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