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SSD Firmware QA Test Lead

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Location: Irvine, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000038823


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This person will coordinate with the ART product team and help bring tests online as per the feature delivery schedule. He will be responsible for reporting status to the entire ART and management.



  • The NVMe FWQA team needs a program lead who can coordinate FWQA activities as part of the overall ART.
  • Detail oriented and excellent at communication.
  • Self-motivated and drive the activity in the lab to completion.
  • Flexible in order to respond to change in direction in requirements.
  • Needs to be familiar with test methodology, including scripting languages and knowledge of a variety of OSs.
  • Communicating with team members at different geographic locations.
  • Will require travel on a quarterly basis.
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent with 7 or more years of related experience.
  • The ideal individual must have proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed, however, must have demonstrated ability to work well with people.  
  • A proven desire to work as a team member, both on the same team and outside of the team.  
  • Ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems.  
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of black, white, grey box testing methodologies as they apply to storage devices.
  • Expertise in PCIe and NVMe protocols.
  • Programming/scripting skills for testing storage devices (C, Py)



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