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Staff Engineer, ASIC Development Engineering

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Location: Bangalore, KA, India 
Req ID: JR-0000037977


  • Staff Engineer, ASIC development Engineering

    Location: Bangalore India

    Req ID: JR-0000037977


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    ·         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.


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