Principal Engineer, Software Development Engineering (Apps) Python
Bengaluru, India
6d ago

Job Description

This job is for a Principal Engineer role in Validation framework team. Ideal candidate would have a passion in validation and learning protocols, expert-level programming abilities in any one of popular languages (preferred in Python or C) and have a good grasp of operating system fundamentals.


We are looking for a highly motivated engineer to join this critical core team.

Responsibilities :

  • Independently drive the activities related to Validation framework
  • Strong Programming skills in Core Python / C.
  • Coordinate with other team members / stake holders / end users to provide a good quality product.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, troubleshooting, and tracing root cause.
  • Hands on experience with handling HWs / development boards / HW debugging methodologies,
  • Take ownership of the overall deliverables,
  • Defining the validation strategy, testing methodologies , automating the verifications
  • Understanding the new features / protocols / Spec related to storage domain
  • Lead / Guide the team technically
  • Work in a fast paced, agile environment that continuously delivers value to our customers.

  • Programming skills in Python / C / C++
  • Strong knowledge in scripting Python and Automation Experience using Python
  • Writing Test Plans, Requirement Analysis
  • Hands on debugging HW & issues
  • Quick learner

  • Knowledge of tools like JIRA, Jenkins.
  • Knowledge on NVMe protocols, Testing methodologies.
  • Exposure to Windows 2012 Configuration
  • OS knowledge of Linux
  • Qualifications


  • Engineering Graduate or Masters in Computer Science or Electronics or Instrumentation Electronics
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