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Staff Engineer, Firmware Engineering

Location: Petaling Jaya, 10, Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000041926


Location: Petaling Jaya WDM P7
Req ID: JR-0000041926
We deliver the possibilities of data. YOU define what’s possible.
  • Stays current with firmware development methodologies.
  • Typical activities include design and implementation of data structures, software algorithms, data path, and drivers for HW cores to deliver cutting-edge storage products.
  • Debugs issues involving advanced drive features across a wide variety of hardware and software platforms, including PC’s, servers, RAID, and various operating systems (Windows and Linux).
  • Follows department processes and guidelines for firmware development and strives to meet company goals and objectives.
  • Works with cross functional teams to bring up new hardware and develop embedded firmware for storage products.
  • Documents findings of engineering analyses and investigations.
  • Creates design documents pertinent to the various phases of firmware development.
  • Bachelor or Master in Computer Science, Computer/Electronics Engineering or equivalent required.
  • Relevant experience in embedded firmware development.
  • C/C++, assembly languages and code development processes with debug emulation and simulation tools.
  • Capable of quickly learning new firmware, hardware, systems, tools, and methodologies.
  • Ability to effectively manage projects and tasks to deliver deadlines and commitments.
  • Be able to work under pressure for quick resolution and delivery.
  • Familiarity with micro-controller architecture (ARM or ARC), embedded systems desired.
  • Knowledge in SATA, SAS and PCIE is a plus.
  • Hardware and software debugging skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Must have a high degree of problem solving skills and solutions oriented.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.

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