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Validation System Architect and Product Owner

Location: Kfar Saba, IL, Israel 
Req ID: JR-0000039274


Job Description:
The Technologist Software Development Engineer responsible, in coordination with management and product lead team, for defining product level validation strategy, setting the execution requirements and timelines, technical leadership of the execution teams in the implementation, to support the iNAND embedded flash storage validation org. goal of finding any logical issue in the design/product both in pre and post silicon timeframe. This person will need to be fast learner, deeply understand the technical product and system details, work independently on issues of diverse scope under general requirements definition, use professional concepts, demonstrate initiative and exercise professional judgment to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. Capable of big-picture vision and professional guidance of junior employees, proactive/driver in nature, have good communication and organizational skills, excel as team player and exceptional out of the box thinking. The Technologies SW development engineer will report to validation manager.
Define, and technical lead, product level validation deliveries to comply with marketing, architecture and system requirements and milestones
Take active part in relevant architecture and system forums
Design and implement verification and validation plans to validate design implementation is bug free and product will perform without flaws in all use cases/scenarios
Design and implement verification and validation environments, utils and infrastructure
Design and implement automatic failure analysis and debug capabilities as well as take active part in manual failure analysis and debug
Participate in relevant design, code and validation reviews forums
Technical lead and mentor junior team members

Job Requirements:
BS with 10+ yrs experience in C/C++/Python/Java and OOD development
MS with 8+ yrs experience in C/C++/Python/Java and OOD development
PhD with 6+ yrs experience in C/C++/Python/Java and OOD development

Experience as SW technical lead
Experienced as system architect 
Experience in verification and validation of complex HW/SW/embedded designs
Experience in development of verification and validation environments
Experience with flash memory and/or storage protocols
Experience with software configuration management methodologies and tools
Experience with Agile Scrum methodology