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Staff SSD Test Engineer

Location: San Jose, California
Job Category: Engineering - Firmware

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Job Title

Sr. SSD Test Engineer

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We are seeking a dynamic and knowledgeable SSD Test Engineer in the Enterprise SSD division at Samsung. This role will have the opportunity to plan and manage execution of SAS and NVMe SSD qualification on customer systems that include enterprise servers and enterprise storage systems including Hyper-converged, SAN, NAS, Unified and Scale out systems.  In this role you will work directly with customers to provide an excellent customer experience by assisting and managing the highest quality expectations.  You will research customer product portfolios and understand use case and access patterns as they apply to SSDs in these systems.

Our ideal individual will have a BS and 8+ years or an MS and 3+ years of relevant industry experience.  Apply today!    


  • Plan and manage execution of enterprise SSD qualifications in customer systems.
  • Communicate directly with customers to understand qualification processes and test plans. Report status of qualifications and mange customer expectations.
  • Manage and coordinate internal and customer test engineers to execute qual plans as per schedule. Teams will be both local and remote.
  • Triage test failures and do a first level FA. Design and execute experiments to root cause defects and verify fixes in coordination with development teams.
  • Provide feedback to functional test teams on issues seen in customer quals to better functional test coverage.
  • Triage customer field issues and provide leadership and support for timely resolution of customer issues.
  • Provide guidance to the Automation team to continue to improve and add to the existing framework. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • System level experience with testing or development of enterprise servers and enterprise storage systems.
  • Proficiency in server operating systems especially system debug tools such as system logs
  • Knowledge of enterprise storage/server system technologies such as BIOS/UEFI, virtualization, remote server management etc.
  • Expertise in storage test tools such as performance benchmarks, IO stress tools, protocol certifications, Test execution and bug management tools.
  • Experience with at least 1 storage protocol like NVMe, SAS or Fibre Channel


Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of SSD technology
  • Scripting Language such as PERL or PYTHON



Samsung Semiconductor Inc. (SSI) is an equal opportunity employer and a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. SSI is the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. We are one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, and we provide advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.







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