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Firmware Engineer in San Jose, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 12/23/2018

Job Snapshot

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

Position: Firmware Engineer - SSD

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


  • Must have:
    • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar degree
    • Linux C programming experience
    • 4-8 years of strong hands-on experience in low level firmware development including design, development, hardware validation and debugging
    • SSD experience
  • Experience working with Linux kernel and driver development and Windows device driver development
  • Experience working with NVMe firmware and NVMe host software
  • PREFERRED but NOT Required
    • Linux shell scripting experience
    • work with ASIC/FPGA
    • work on/with storage devices (PCIe/SAS/SATA)
    • work with protocol analyzers

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

VOLT Workforce Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer