Senior Engineer, FW Verification Engineering

  • Bangalore, India
  • Full-time
  • Business Function: Firmware Verification Engineering
  • Work Location: Bangalore PTP Office (IBP)--LOC_WDT_IBP

Company Description

At Western Digital, our vision is to power global innovation and push the boundaries of technology to make what you thought was once impossible, possible.

At our core, Western Digital is a company of problem solvers. People achieve extraordinary things given the right technology. For decades, we’ve been doing just that. Our technology helped people put a man on the moon.

We are a key partner to some of the largest and highest growth organizations in the world. From energizing the most competitive gaming platforms, to enabling systems to make cities safer and cars smarter and more connected, to powering the data centers behind many of the world’s biggest companies and public cloud, Western Digital is fueling a brighter, smarter future.

Binge-watch any shows, use social media or shop online lately? You’ll find Western Digital supporting the storage infrastructure behind many of these platforms. And, that flash memory card that captures and preserves your most precious moments? That’s us, too.

We offer an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and platforms for business and consumers alike. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.

Today’s exceptional challenges require your unique skills. It’s You & Western Digital. Together, we’re the next BIG thing in data.

Job Description

Job Description:

We need an experienced Firmware verification engineers who understand UFS/eMMC embedded NAND system design and firmware algorithms in order to create a firmware design verification plans and implement them in modern object oriented languages.

  • Work closely with the system architects and the firmware team to develop design verification plans, test bench and test cases
  • Develop an overall firmware validation strategy including defining validation infrastructure and validation methodology
  • Debug the firmware and expose design issues
  • Design functional tests required to meet customer needs
  • Review SanDisk UFS/eMMC embedded NAND validation requirements and influence future SanDisk product design for debug and test
  • Work with customers to understand field bugs and to enhance the validation coverage
  • Interface with all key stakeholders to ensure product validation meets customer expectations and needs

Technical and analytical skills required

  • Understanding of firmware algorithms used in any NAND Flash based storage devices (SSD, eMMC, UFS, SD, USB Flash drives) or other storage devices
  • Knowledge in any Host protocols like as UFS, eMMC, SCSI, SATA, PCIe, NVMe is an added advantage
  • Familiar with firmware development, Integration and validation
  • Knowledgeable on product and quality standards and relevant host protocols, in particular eMMC and UFS.
  • Test coverage methods for real-time embedded systems, especially storage systems and/or NAND storage
  • Able to methodically root cause complex failure mechanism
  • Strong programming knowledge & debugging skills in Python, C and C++.
  • Soft skills, Excellent written and verbal skills, be a Team player
  • Able to develop key relationships
  • Able to elect requirements from all stakeholders
  • Be able to work in pressure for quick resolution and delivery.

 Experience required

  • Minimum 2+ years in storage related segments

Worked with international teams

Additional Information

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