Senior Engineer, Firmware Engineering
western-digital
Bengaluru, India
3d ago

Job Description

In this position, the individual will be responsible for following responsibilities :

  • Designing, implementing, debugging firmware for the next generation of Enterprise SSDs
  • HW Interface drivers, algorithm designand implementation
  • Customer Vendor Unique commands, unit level bench testing
  • Contribute to the SSD firmware and play a significant role in delivering next generation Enterprise SSDs to market
  • Work with the firmware Architects, ASIC and flash media teams on a daily basis
  • Design and implement firmware algorithms needed to achieve best in class performance goals
  • Typically, programs in high level languages (C)
  • Reporting the status of the project execution on a regular basis to senior management
  • Develop characterization and evaluation programs for new products
  • Support failure analysis on test systems
  • Skills / Experience :

  • Requires BE / BTech degree or equivalent or higher.
  • Embedded C / C++ and assembly language experience required
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills; experience using logic and protocol analyzers is preferred
  • Having experience with FTL and NAND flash or protocols like PCIe-NVMe / SATA / SAS is highly desirable.
  • The ideal individual must have proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed, however, must have demonstrated ability to work well with people.
  • Proven desire to work as a team member, both on the same team and outside of the team.
  • Ability to work effectively cross-functionally.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Prior experience of Architecture / design / Bring up on new generation SOC / ASIC will be definite plus.
  • Deep understanding of Storage Stack / Data path is desirable.
  • Experience of having delivered " End to End Storage Stack" on Leading Edge / NEW hardware will be preferable.
  • Qualifications

    Requires BE / BTech degree or equivalent or higher.

    Additional Information

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