Staff Firmware Engineer, DataCenter SSD


Samsung Electronics


Posted Under: San Jose, California jobs in Engineering; Engineering jobs in zipcode 95199
Posted On: 2021-02-23

OVERVIEW
We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated firmware engineer to develop and support our cutting edge Data Center NVMe SSD products. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Data Center NVMe SSD (both high performance and mainstream DC products) firmware development and debug for OEMs
  • Spec gap analysis, firmware customization\development; collaborate with other engineering teams to analyze debug information and implement and deploy firmware solutions.
  • 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.
  • Frequent 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. REQUIRED SKILLS
    • BS in Computer/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Computer Science, and 8 years of relevant experience in software or firmware or a MS in Computer/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Computer Science with 5 years of relevant experience is required.
    • Strong understanding of Data Center SSD customer requirements and standards
    • Direct working experience with major Data Center OEMs in customer facing Firmware Support role.
    • Strong familiarity with Data Center firmware feature design, implementation, and debugging challenges.
    • Strong experience in C/C++ programming for embedded systems is required.
    • 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 is required. Familiar with NVMe/PCIe protocol is a plus -- Open to frequent and possible extended domestic and/or international travel.

      PREFERRED SKILLS -- Is comfortable working in a multinational environment and understands how to leverage cultural diversity.
      • Good oral and written skills for communication and documentation of technical information IND2016 (if needed)

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