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Staff Software Development Engineer

Location: San Diego, Alaska
Job Category: Engineering - Software

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Staff Software Development Engineer



Samsung Memory Solutions Labs (MSL) is part of Samsung’s Memory Business Unit, the industry's technology and volume leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SRAM memory.  MSL’s vision is to solve key problems & optimize architecture solutions for Cloud & Data center environments. We are an integral part of Samsung’s strong R&D focus & lab innovation engine.

We are looking for a talented, highly motivated, disciplined, responsible software engineer who has expertise in enterprise software development and data center storage infrastructure for Samsung Semiconductor’s Storage Software Group in San Diego. The ideal candidate will have a passion for developing large scale-out storage software systems and will work to build innovative solutions for next generation storage technologies.


  • Perform research and analysis on datacenter storage centric networks and systems
  • Design, scope, develop, test, and document high quality code according to industry best practices
  • Productively participate in design and code reviews
  • Rapidly prototype new solutions
  • Collaborate on developing new technologies and products for enterprise class customers
  • Optimize and tune storage software stacks for performance, management and ease of use



  • Expert knowledge of C/C++
  • Expert understanding of Multi-Threaded design, programming, and debugging
  • Must be highly motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to quickly develop proof of concept prototypes based on requirements
  • Expert level understanding of computer science fundamentals
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong software engineering skills with efficient, maintainable and testable code
  • Experience developing datacenter or enterprise storage software
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a small team with limited oversight
  • Expert knowledge of Linux and Linux internals



  • Experience with datacenter storage architectures (e.g. Object Stores, Databases, Big Data)
  • Good understanding of x86, TCP/IP, Networking, PCIe, NVMe/NVMe-oF

·        Experience with Linux/Unix kernel modules, drivers and clustering with hands on experience with kernel debuggers, performance counters and protocol analyzers

·        Exposure to filesystems and hardware storage systems (NAND Flash, UFS, SSD, HDD, Storage Networks, etc.)

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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