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SSD Firmware Engineer

Company: Intel Corp.
Location: Folsom
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

SSD Firmware Engineer

Job Description

This position is associated with the sale of Intel's NAND memory and storage business to SK hynix (You can read more about the transaction in the press release - The transaction will enhance the resources and potential of the business' storage solutions, including client and enterprise SSDs, in the rapidly growing NAND Flash space amid the era of big data.

This is an exciting time to be at Intel - come join our Data Center NAND Division as a Firmware Engineer and work on one of the most advanced 3DNAND and SSD technology portfolios in the world. As the global leader in the semiconductor industry, Intel possesses many industry-leading SSD technologies including the most capable Quadruple Level Cell (QLC) NAND Flash products. As a Firmware Engineer, you will be part of a world-class team that will transition to lead the SSD business at SK hynix.

This position aligns to Phase 1 of the transaction, which includes the 3DNAND enterprise and client SSD business. Phase 1 is expected to close in late 2021, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary conditions. At deal close, all employees aligned to this phase of the transaction will transition to SK hynix.

Intel is currently seeking Firmware and Embedded Software Design professionals to join a growing team working on next generation Solid State Disk SSD solutions within our Nonvolatile Memory Solutions Group. In this position you will join a fast-paced team developing new cutting-edge firmware for Intel Solid State Drives SSD. You will utilize and grow your experience in embedded architecture external interfaces and product constraints along with the ability to develop architectures features that meet these constraints while providing new value for the platform.

You will use and gain experience in integrating Intel's industry leading NAND into SSDs. The role also includes algorithm modeling, benchmarking and implementation in firmware. The team utilizes Agile development methodologies, therefore communication skills and the ability to work closely with team members both locally and across the organization is required. As a firmware engineer, regular responsibilities include but are not be limited to:

Develop, review document and maintain product source code in CCAnalyze and develop firmware per internal and external customer specifications.

Develop low-level firmware system architectures operating systems device architectures in partnership with hardware and ASIC design teams.

Cross multiple firmware disciplines to develop and grow across the entire SSD architecture.

Work with project stakeholders turning product requirements into development and validation plans.

Participate in and role model an Agile, Kanban development culture which emphasizes product quality team accountability and continuous improvement.

Coordinate priorities and activities with other engineering stakeholders to accomplish committed milestones.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

o Listen understand and respond professionally to partner questions and issues while building trust

o Written and presentation skills

o Self-starting and effective multitasking with influencing and leadership skills


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree with minimum 6 years of experience or a Masters degree with minimum 4 years of experience

Degree should be in Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Science or a related discipline

Minimum 2 years of C coding experience

Minimum 2 years of python experience

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum 2 years of firmware experience

Minimum 1 year of working with databases

Background in NAND

Background in SSDs

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.

Other Locations

Virtual US and Canada

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:



We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here

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Keywords: Intel Corp., Folsom , SSD Firmware Engineer, Other , Folsom, California

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