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Req No: 2396
Location: San Jose, CA
Title: Staff Design Engineer - Hardware
Job Type: Full Time
Education Requirements: MS Electrical Engineering
BS Electrical Engineering

Job Description

Staff Design Engineer - Hardware

Candidate will work in Toshiba's exciting global team to Architect & Develop the next generation of PCIe & SAS SSD (solid state storage) SOCs. Candidate will be working very closely with the design team to define the Hardware & Firmware architectures. As a key member of the Storage SoC Hardware development team, candidate will be involved in creating SSD controller's architecture & participate in system modeling & design specification.

  • Perform detailed research and analysis of PCIe & SAS Enterprise SSD requirements
  • Participate in the SSD Controller ASIC HW & FW specification development
  • Oversee & Mentor the Flash controller design team in mapping the architecture concepts into RTL & Firmware implementation
  • Candidate will be in charge of both FE & BE architecture
  • Candidate will lead a team to develop both System Model &/or FPGA to check the conceptís performance
  • Investigate controller requirements for Emerging memories such as NAND, MRAM & RRAM technologies
  • Investigate & participate in the assessment & development of emerging SSD technologies such as new ECCs (LDPC, BCH) CPUs, Host interfaces,
  • DSP & high performance protocols
  • Architect automation HW to improve the Data & Command throughput
  • Investigate & analyze the landscape of the Silicon storage systems such as Flash matrix, DP engine, etc.
  • EOE/AA M/F/D/V

    Required Experience:

    Minimum Skills & Experiences:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in the following domains:
  • MSEE or PhD in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • Strong experience in SSD controller H/W architecture & design
  • Experience in RTL design
  • Solid experience in PCIe & SAS interfacing & understand the I/O protocols
  • In-depth knowledge of NAND Flash memories & their operation
  • Understand various ECC codes
  • Other Experience:

    You must apply to this position to be considered as an applicant for the role. Please do not just send your resume

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