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Sr. Engineer - SAS Firmware

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

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Job Title

Sr. Engineer SAS Firmware

Req ID

 EG32060

Overview

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. is a world leader in Memory, System LSI and Display technologies. We are currently looking for Firmware Engineers to join our rapidly growing Enterprise Product Development in San Jose, CA that is developing the next generation of enterprise solid-state flash technologies. Our core development focus is the host interface firmware layer that sits in the intersection of system software and flash management firmware. This key host interface firmware technology drives Samsung’s breakthrough V-NAND technology and enables our customers to power performance-oriented, demanding, enterprise-class applications ranging from hyper-scale data centers, to big data processing, to software defined virtualized storage arrays and infrastructures. The ideal candidate for this role would share our passion for creating and innovating new technologies, and thrive in a highly dynamic, fast-paced, results-driven environment. We are looking for highly talented, passionate, and versatile engineers that can create the next generation enterprise SSD solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Design and development of high performance firmware and software for cutting-edge enterprise SSD products.
  • Debug, optimize, and validate SSD firmware on complex embedded multi-core architectures.
  • Support customer qualification and adoption of SSD products.
  • Participate in ground-breaking advanced SSD storage development and research projects

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS and 3+ years’ experience / MS (with or without experience) / PhD (with or without experience), in Computer/Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, of relevant experience in embedded firmware development.
  • Strong programming experience and demonstrated proficiency in C/C++ for embedded systems, including development of algorithms, manipulation of complex data structures, and implementing highly optimized code.
  • Some programming experience in scripting languages such as Python is desired.
  • Candidate needs to have a very good understanding of operating system concepts, algorithms and data structures.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with ARM or equivalent embedded multi-core microprocessor architectures is preferred but not required.
  • Storage industry experience or familiarity with storage protocols such as SAS/SATA/SCSI/FC/NVMe protocols is preferred but not required.


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Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is 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.- 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. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing 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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