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Staff Firmware Engineer

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
San Jose, CA 95002
  • Job Code
    132071547

SAMSUNG SEMICONDUCTOR INC. OVERVIEW:

Samsung Semiconductor Inc. (SSI) is advancing the worlds technology. As a leader in Memory, System, LSI and LCD technologies, our US teams contribute to breakthroughs in 5G, SOC, memory and display. By seeking the diverse perspectives of our counterparts around the world, we collaborate to make a global impact. We are looking for team members who share our commitment to learning and growth as well as our desire to build personal connections along the way.

SSI is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley and is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the #1 employer in the world (Forbes, Oct 2020) and top patent-holder in the U.S. Want to advance the worlds technology with us?

JOB TITLE/REQ ID/LOCATION:

Job Title: Staff Firmware Engineer

Req ID: 40148

Location: San Jose

INSIDE THIS BUSINESS GROUP:

The Technology Enabling Development Lab (TED) 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 Samsungs 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.

OVERVIEW & IMPACT:

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated engineer to develop and support our cutting edge Enterprise and Data Center SSD products. The ideal candidate should be well versed in PHY and Link layer Hardware/Firmware design and implementation.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • PCIe/SAS PHY bring up through collaboration with internal H/W team as well as external vendors
  • Link layer Firmware design, implementation and integration
  • Analyze and debug PHY and Link layer issues during bring up and sustaining stage of NVMe/SAS SSD products
  • Participate and support Industry PHY/Link bring up events, such as PCI-SIG events
  • This job requires up to 25% time for business travel

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • BS in Computer/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Computer Science, and 8 years of relevant experience in software or firmware or a MS in Computer/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Computer Science with 5 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Significant experience with PHY and Link design
  • Proficiency with PCIe or SAS protocol
  • Strong experience in C/C++ for embedded systems
  • Strong experience with UART/JTAG/ICE debuggers, firmware debugging
  • Strong experience with protocol and logical/signal analyzers
  • Comfortable working in a multi-functional team

Additionally, we look for the following universal qualities in all candidates:

  • Resourceful Achiever: self-driven and proactive, you apply logic and reason to effectively solve problems and manage risks.
  • Avid Learner: you eagerly take on new challenges and seek out opportunities to grow and stretch
  • Passionate Owner: you are energized by your work, taking ownership and delivering results without ego
  • Committed Collaborator: with a positive attitude and commitment to get to the best result, you welcome ideas from others and drive processes forward in an inclusive manner

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Proficiency in both PCIe and SAS protocol is a plus
  • Experience in pre-silicon and post-silicon SoC validation

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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.- one of the 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. SSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is SSIs policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, and hiring decisions are made accordingly.
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Posted: 2021-03-16 Expires: 2021-04-16

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