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Principal Engineer

Location: Petaling Jaya, 10, Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000043540


Principal Engineer, Firmware Engineering

Location: Petaling Jaya WDM P7

Req ID:    JR-0000043540

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, RTOS and microprocessor architecture.
  • 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.


  • In-depth knowledge of micro-controller architecture (ARM or ARC), embedded systems desired.
  • Knowledge in SATA, SAS and PCIE is a plus.
  • Hardware and software debugging skills.


  • Must have a high degree of problem solving skills and solutions oriented.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage projects and tasks to deliver deadlines and commitments. 
  • Be able to work under pressure for quick resolution and delivery.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills to communicate ideas to both internal and external teams at various levels.