As a Firmware Development Engineer, you will join a team of professionals in developing software and real-time firmware solutions for state-of-art System-on-Chip (SoC) storage devices with embedded MIPS processors.
Reporting to the Manager of Firmware Development, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following :
Participate as a member of the team in the technical analysis and integration of storage software involving SATA / SAS / NVMe RAID controller technologies
Program MIPS processors using C and assembly language to implement core software / firmware components as well as device drivers.
Work directly with customers in the development of their software solutions using Microsemi devices and software / firmware components
Work in collaboration with other Microsemi sites to design solutions and resolve customer issues
Participate in detailed design and code reviews of implementations by team
Sustain current product and guide next generation product to production.
Troubleshoot and resolve complex software problems in embedded real-time systems.
Analyze software performance (d-cache and i-cache hit / miss rates, cycle counts, etc.) of firmware.
Write comprehensive engineering documentation.
Present technical information to teams of engineers and technical marketing personnel.
Qualifications / Experience
Bachelor’s or Master’s technical degree in Computer Science , IT ,Electronics
Software / firmware system development in real-time embedded systems, or demonstrated comparable experience.
Core business competencies :
Excellent verbal and written communication skill, Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to function and thrive in a team environment as well as an individual contributor, with a strong desire to succeed.
Ability to work efficiently with multi-site teams.
Detailed working knowledge of software / firmware design and implementation.
Demonstrated ability to conceive, design, implement and document complex firmware systems.
Demonstrated ability to complete software product development, e.g. through commercial release.
Capable of working with customers and technology partners in architecture development
Proficient programmer in C and assembly for embedded devices.
Knowledgeable in use of tool chains and debug toofls.
Effective communicator of technical ideas using verbal as well as written skills
Works well in a team and as well within the various group Board-solutions, FW / SW development and QA-Test / Automation.
Customer support for Data Center and Server OEM and ODMs
Willingness to set and meet deadlines.
Highly motivated, sets personal goals, and achieves goals without supervision.
Knowledge of PCIe Architecture
Experience with one or more storage protocols such as SOP / PQI / FC / iSCSI / SAS / SATA / SCSI / NVMe