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Principal Engineer, ASIC Development Engineering

Location: Bangalore, KA, India 
Req ID: JR-0000040171


Principal Engineer, ASIC Development Engineer

Location: Bangalore India
Req ID: JR-0000040171
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•Validation activities related to PCI Express and SATA Solid State Drives and next generation memory products
•System/Platform and SSD level debug Interface across the organization to drive improvements into test and debug capabilities.
•Expose product deficiencies based on requirements of datacenter storage customers.
•Failure Analysis of the issues to root cause whether it is the test issue or product issue
•Participating in meetings and understanding the Validation strategy.
•Understanding the test scenarios and converting them into test cases
•Development of storage validation firmware
•perform tasks including SOC bring-up,
•features validation,
•ASIC and storage drive debugging.
•Compliance and interoperability procedures in PCIe domain

Experience required:

•BS/MS degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field
•8 – 12 years of experience on validation and debugging
•Experience coding in C for PCIe embedded system, Python for test automation is a plus.
•PCIe firmware/validation experience in areas of: DDR, PCIe/NVMe, NAND and related areas .
•Experience with lab debugging tools (debugger, logic analyzer, scope
•Good Knowledge in PCIe protocol
•Good Knowledge and hands on experience in scripting in C, Python language
•Good Knowledge and deep hands on experience in Failure Analysis to understand the Test and FW/Memory features.
•Good knowledge in Test application development and performance measurement tool, etc.
•RMA support for the issues reported by the customer or field engineer.
•Status reports generation and presenting the validation status to Project and Program manager
•Validation of UFS/eMMC memory product with Host platforms from different OEM/Chipset vendors
•Failure Analysis of the issues to root cause whether it is the test issue or product issue
•Participating in Customer meeting and understanding the Validation strategy.
•Understanding the customer test scenarios and converting them into test cases

Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent presentation skills
Experience with Cadence/Synopsys/Mentor and Xilinx FPGA tools and Emulation and simulations
Excellent problem solving and debugging skills
Good team player
Excellent mentorship skills
Ability work in fast-paced environment

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