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Req No: 2324
Location: San Jose, CA
Title: SSD Firmware Architect/Sr. Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Education Requirements:

Job Description

SSD Firmware Architect/Sr. Manager

Toshiba's Storage team is currently developing the next generation of Enterprise class SSDs. Candidate will manage the PCIe & SAS F/W team. This team will be responsible for the development of Host F/W architecture, Driver S/W and Cache Management S/W. F/W manager will also be engaged with T10 & T13 & NVMe standard committees. He/she will identify how Toshiba team will contribute to these specifications. Throughout the SSD H/W & F/W development phases, F/W architecture team will oversee the design specification, modeling & will help the design team to resolve any architectural & system issues.


Required Experience:

  • Candidate will participate in defining the overall SSD controllers system architecture
  • Candidate will manage the F/W & S/W architecture team to develop F/W & driver SW for PCIe & SAS FPGA drives
  • Will perform detailed research and analysis of the required software technologies for Enterprise PCIe & SAS SSDs.
  • F/W Architects will work with the T10, T13 & NVMe standards committees to drive the internal NVMe & SOP Host architectures.
  • Will participate in the architecture & development of Linux & Windows drivers as well as advance caching software to drive Toshiba’s storage software stack.
  • Will work closely with the H/W architecture team to develop the overall SSD System architecture & models
  • Other Experience:

    Minimum Skills & Experiences:

  • MS or PhD in CS or EE with 10+ years of experience in Firmware & Software development
  • A proven solid track record in managing & leading a FW development team.
  • Experience with SAS/PCIe eSSD drives
  • Familiar with SSD embedded F/W
  • Strong experience with Linux Kernel development or Windows device driver, Shell & batch scripting
  • Proficient in C++
  • Familiarity with NVMe, SOP, PQI & Caching software
  • Experience with Perl & Python & Unix Shell
  • Knowledge of Database Programming & Interfacing is a plus
  • You must apply to be considered as an applicant for the position.

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