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Senior Firmware Engineer

Company: Micron Technology
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all. Join an inclusive team passionate about one thing: using their expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we build help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can fuel the very innovation we are pursuing.As a Senior Firmware Engineer at Micron Technology, Inc., you will develop high-performance controller firmware for innovative volatile and non-volatile memory systems. In this position, you will assist in evaluating, designing, building, bench testing, debugging, and triaging firmware for new high-performance memory controllers and NVMe SSDs that will increase performance, while reducing power, latency and SoC (System on Chip) complexity for the target markets. You can expect to work closely with firmware engineers, firmware test engineers, ASIC design engineers, system test engineers, product engineers, firmware tools developers to solve cross-functional product development issues. Be involved in taking products through the Qualification cycle for high-value customers.Responsibilities include, but not limited to:Qualifications:Participate as a team member and work effectively to develop SSD Common System Services firmwareDemonstrate proficiency in coding skills, failure analysis, and the use of tools that support these activitiesValidate customer requirements and perform failure analysis on FW related issuesDevelop structured source code targeting the embedded environment associated with state-of-the-art memoryPerform design verification using a variety of verification methods, including simulation and product testingParticipate in SCRUM/Agile processes and distributed code reviewsDevelop new test tools and methodsDemonstrate the effective analysis of functional or performance issues with the firmware and hardware in test environments or target host systemsTechnical communications will be required between other teams and the firmware team (both verbal and written)You will review, contribute to, and create clear documentation for deliverables that must meet both internal specifications/standards and SSD industry standards and specifications5+ Years of experience with storage Firmware development. Be an expert in the Firmware Common System Services and be motivated to learn and expand the area of expertiseExperience debugging RTOS kernel, Mailbox and Messaging system, I2C, Power states, Thermal throttlingExperience debugging PCIe/NVMe using protocol analyzer is a plusStrong working knowledge of software engineering principles and designing and developing firmware using assembly and C/C++ programmingStrong debugging skills in an embedded firmware application including:Using development tools and IDE's such as Visual Studio Code, Slick Edit, SourcePoint and RealviewBe Jtag / MetaWare Debugger power userProblem re-creation, trapping, logging, and diagnosticsExperience with digital hardware design and test equipment such as In-Circuit Emulators (ICE) and logic/bus analyzersStrong working knowledge analyzing complex firmware and hardware issuesStrong knowledge working identifying and optimizing performance of critical algorithmsWorking knowledge of ARM/ARC Microprocessors, with experience on ARC or ARM CortexKnowledge of the Agile software development process life cycleStrong skills in communicating complex technical ideas/concepts.Education:BS or MS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering.About Micron Technology, Inc. We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions transforming how the world uses information to enrich life for all . With a relentless focus on our customers, technology leadership, and manufacturing and operational excellence, Micron delivers a rich portfolio of high-performance DRAM, NAND, and NOR memory and storage products through our Micron - and Crucial - brands. Every day, the innovations that our people create fuel the data economy, enabling advances in artificial intelligence and 5G applications that unleash opportunities - from the data center to the intelligent edge and across the client and mobile user experience. To learn more, please visit Micron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.Please note that in order to assist in providing a safe and healthy workplace for all Micron team members, new employment offers for jobs based in India, Malaysia, Singapore, and the U.S., are contingent upon the applicant's provision of a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination document to Micron on a confidential basis prior to their scheduled start date confirming that they have completed the COVID-19 vaccination process, subject to any written request for medical or religious accommodation and to the extent permitted by applicable law.For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron's People Organization at or 1-800-336-8918Micron Prohibits the use of child labor and complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and other international and industry labor standards.Micron does not charge candidates any recruitment fees or unlawfully collect any other payment from candidates as consideration for their employment with Micron.

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