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Principal Engineer, Engineering

Location: Bangalore, KA, India 
Req ID: JR-0000043024

Description

Principal Engineer, Firmware Engineering

Location:  Bangalore India
Req Id: JR-0000043024

Western Digital®

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Role:
•    The engineer is responsible for integrating different IPs, testing and debugging the integrated code to deliver quality firmware for SSD products.
•    Analysis of failure from unit test frameworks, development and debugging of integration tests.
•    Integration of external tools, development and integration of internal tools used for IP development to maintain an efficient development environment.
•    Responsible for making sure that all quality metrics are met for firmware release.
•    Invent and integrate mature methods, processes, tools that will improve the failure analysis process and/or reduce failures.
•    The successful candidate will be a key contributor to the SSD firmware and play a significant role in delivering next generation Client SSDs to market

Skills/Experience:
•    Requires BE/B.Tech degree or equivalent with 8 or more years of related experience.
•    Excellent coding and debugging skill in embedded software using C is a must.
•    Python knowledge is an advantage.
•    Experience of working or understanding on some of the standard protocols – PCIe/NVMe or such storage protocols would be desirable
•    Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems
•    Creative thinking to find solutions to irregular challenges



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