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Principal Engineer, ASIC Development Engineering

Location: Bangalore, KA, India 
Req ID: JR-0000036290




  • ·         Play a key role in developing the FW framework and drivers for multiple IP blocks keeping in perspective portability and scalability.
  • ·         Develop Test Engine (State machine based execution structure) and Test Automation.
  • ·         Develop and port drivers and test Firmware for  UFS/PCIe/NVMe/SATA/SAS/DDR/Security IP blocks for eSSD, cSSD and HDD products.
  • ·         Document and Package the drivers as an IP that can be used by other teams.
  • ·         Refactor and port code for efficiency from C to C++ and Vice versa
  • ·         Integrate and release drivers into FW staging branch release trains
  • ·         Debug failures and perform root cause analysis with JTAG Debuggers, ICE, Scopes, Logic Analyzers in both pre and Post-Si environments
  • ·         Develop/execute/debug test cases in Pre-Sillicon Validation on Palladium, FPGA and in-house emulators.
  • ·         Collaborate with HW and FW teams.
  • ·         Mentor Junior engineers.
  • ·         Working closely with different teams within organization and tracking bugs to closure
  • ·         Be involved in SOC bring-up and Post Si Validation


Experience Required:


  • ·         4-8 years of hands-on experience with low level driver development and RTOS, C, Embedded Systems.
  • ·         Good understanding of SOC/Microprocessor internal architecture and concepts.
  • ·         Expert in writing optimized FW using underlying HW capabilities to the fullest
  • ·         Experience with ARM architecture a plus.
  • ·         Working knowledge of C++.
  • ·         Preffered working knowledge of SATA or SAS or PCIe/NVMe architecture.
  • ·         Hands-on experience of using JTAG debuggers and In circuit Emulators such as Green Hills, D-STREAM, Keil  etc. would be an added advantage
  • ·         Hands-on experience in executing and debugging in Pre-Si emulation platforms like Palladium, Veloce, FPGA, Simulation environments would be as added advantage


Soft Skills:


  • ·         Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact across teams and geographies
  • ·         Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • ·         Excellent problem solving and debugging skills
  • ·         Team player who provides appropriate feedback to management & team members
  • ·         Self-motivated individual who impacts the direction of the company & organization
  • ·         Demonstrated Leadership skills in at least one endeavor
  • ·         Ability to Guide and mentor Junior Engineers.
  • ·         Ability to operate in a fast-past environment while creating an environment where teammates  feel appreciated & feel recognized for their contributions