Firmware Engineer SK

Folsom, CA 95630
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This position is associated with the sale of Intel's NAND memory and storagebusiness 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 Core Systems Engineering 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.Firmware is at the heart of what makes embedded systems work. As a Solid State Drive (SSD) Firmware Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, implementation, and testing of the low-level C/C++ code that powers the storage devices of tomorrow. Working closely as a member of a small sub-team, you'll take part in (and help to improve on) not just the development of SSD firmware, but the tools and practices that make rapid development of quality embedded code possible. Whether developing algorithms to manage NAND Flash or modifying host software drivers to enable cutting edge SSD features, your contributions will be vital to product shipment and success. You will need to work cross-team to debug problems and remove roadblocks while continuously delivering tested features in an agile environment.Embedded development is defined by the intersection of software and the hardware platform. The specific team you'll be joining has a focus on the product's platform, configuration, interfaces, and boot subsystems. As a member of this team, you will develop code for and support: Continuous integration and test operation, tools, and processes Build and code testing tools, and general developer experience Third-party libraries and manage integration/updates under source control Configuration of firmware (both build-time and run-time) for feature settings/options and hardware variants Test driven development of feature and firmware flows. Support and enhance full software development process for product delivery.


EducationThe candidate must have a BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field. Minimum Qualifications: 5+ years of experience in the following areas: Programming and Scripting (C/C++/ASM embedded, Python) Source code development, review, control, and maintenance, preferably focused on embedded firmware or low-level OS drivers Firmware development environments including compilers, debuggers, emulators, and tool-chains Development of unit tests/system-level tests for code coverage and quality validation Preferred Qualifications: Minimum 3+ years of experience in the following areas: Experience with CMake and Clang for native and cross-compilation Experience with Jenkins, Jira, and source control with GIT Experience in SSD storage interface standards, especially PCIe and NVMe Knowledge of Agile development methodologies Develop test automation framework and scripts Embedded development techniques using hardware and firmware tools Software/firmware development processes including workflow and continuous integration / validation DevOps process strategies tools and execution from code checking through Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

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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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.

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