Intel Firmware Validation Engineer in Folsom, California

Job Description

Experience in embedded architecture, external interfaces, product constraints, along with ability to develop architectures/features that meet these constraints while providing new value for the platform. Source code development, review and maintenance (C/C++). Unit and system level test and verification (TCL, System C, Modelsim SE) Experience in low-level programming, system architecture, operating systems, device architecture, hardware design.Experience in storage interface standards such as SATA, SAS, PCIe, and Fiber Channel. System level design and modeling manages design environment (make, Perl, SVN, Bugzilla). System integration using 8, 16, 32 bit micro-controllers.Algorithm modeling, benchmarking, implementation, and digital signal processing.



Candidate should possess a Bachelor of Science degree with at least 4+ years additional experience, or a Master of Science degree with at least 3+ years additional experience, in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.

Minimal Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4+ years’ experience with high level programming C/C++ and scripting languages like Python

  • Minimum of 4+ years of validation experience with embedded firmware, real-time operating system RTOS, and HW/SW interactions.

  • Minimum of 4+ years’ experience in developing, reviewing, and implementing test plans

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with hardware/software debugging using JTAG, logic analyzers, protocol analyzers, etc.

  • Experience in C, C++ programming skills in an embedded environment.

  • Experience developing unit tests for code quality validation- Knowledge of Agile development methodologies.

  • Knowledge of software validation concepts

  • Industry experience in NAND SSDs, storage protocols especially PCIe and/or NVMe.

  • Exposure to commercial product development/validation environment.

  • Experience in data manipulation and memory-management algorithms in flash memories.

  • Highly motivated self-starter, able to work in collaborative environment with cross -organizational teams

Inside this Business Group

Non-Volatile Solutions Memory Group: The Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group is a worldwide organization that delivers NAND flash memory products for use in Solid State Drives (SSDs), portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and other devices. The group is responsible for NVM technology design and development, complete Solid State Drive (SSD) system hardware and firmware development, as well as wafer and SSD manufacturing.

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