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Senior Firmware Engineer in San Jose, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 2/14/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    San Jose, CA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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Job Description

Position: Senior Firmware Engineer - SSD

Duration: Direct Hire

Location: San Jose, CA


  • Participate in the process of defining the overall enterprise NVMe SSD controller architecture
  • Be a part of the team that is responsible for development of the hardware layer of the NVMe frontend firmware
  • Be a part of the team that is responsible for development of reference firmware for FPGA systems. The reference firmware will be used to demonstrate the proof of concept as well as AISC & FPGA validation
  • Responsible for enhancement and modifications of various NVMe host drivers across various operating systems like Linux
  • Responsible for enhancement of NVMe automation test suites and execution of third party tools for compliance, functionality and performance validation of the NVMe SSD
  • Work with customer service engineering in case any design bug is reported in the field and will use diagnostics/debugging tools to analyze the issue
  • Work closely with the firmware teams in Japan & India


  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar degree
  • 8+ years of strong hands-on experience in firmware development including design, development, hardware validation and debugging
  • SSD experience
  • Experience working with NVMe firmware and NVMe host software
  • Experience working with SAS/PCIe SSD drives, NVRAM
  • Linux C programming experience
  • Experience working with Linux kernel and driver development and Windows device driver development
  • Experience working with POSIX programming and UNIX Shell, Perl and Python scripting
  • Familiarity with storage technologies, NAND management & Caching software
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills

Volt offers a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details.  (Conditions and restrictions apply)

VOLT Workforce Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer