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Validation System Architect and Product Owner

Location: Tefen, IL, Israel 
Req ID: JR-0000039275


Job Description:

The Technologist Software Development Engineer responsible, in coordination with management and product lead team, for defining product level validation strategy, setting the execution requirements and timelines, technical leadership of the execution teams in the implementation, to support the iNAND embedded flash storage validation org. goal of finding any logical issue in the design/product both in pre and post silicon timeframe. This person will need to be fast learner, deeply understand the technical product and system details, work independently on issues of diverse scope under general requirements definition, use professional concepts, demonstrate initiative and exercise professional judgment to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. Capable of big-picture vision and professional guidance of junior employees, proactive/driver in nature, have good communication and organizational skills, excel as team player and exceptional out of the box thinking. The Technologies SW development engineer will report to validation manager.


Define, and technical lead, product level validation deliveries to comply with marketing, architecture and system requirements and milestones

Take active part in relevant architecture and system forums

Design and implement verification and validation plans to validate design implementation is bug free and product will perform without flaws in all use cases/scenarios

Design and implement verification and validation environments, utils and infrastructure

Design and implement automatic failure analysis and debug capabilities as well as take active part in manual failure analysis and debug

Participate in relevant design, code and validation reviews forums

Technical lead and mentor junior team members

Job Requirements:


BS with 10+ yrs experience in C/C++/Python/Java and OOD development

MS with 8+ yrs experience in C/C++/Python/Java and OOD development

PhD with 6+ yrs experience in C/C++/Python/Java and OOD development


Experience as SW technical lead

Experienced as system architect 

Experience in verification and validation of complex HW/SW/embedded designs

Experience in development of verification and validation environments

Experience with flash memory and/or storage protocols

Experience with software configuration management methodologies and tools

Experience with Agile Scrum methodology