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Early Entry Sr. Assistant Engineer, NVMe Testing

What You’ll Do

The Functional Verification Test Development team is dedicated to ensuring comprehensive test coverage for validating new features, focusing on NVMe (non-volatile memory express) and PCIe (peripheral component interconnect express) functionalities. They develop testing strategies and methodologies tailored to meet the unique requirements of different OEMs, ensuring that the final product surpasses the highest standards of functionality and reliability.

You’ll focus on addressing challenges related to issue triaging during regular test cycles while playing a vital role in developing in-system stress tests. As you progress, you’ll have opportunities to learn advanced testing workflow & implementation, basic functionalities in NVMe spec, MSVP triaging support, and so much more.

  • Collaborate with firmware developers and system architects to understand firmware specifications and design test cases accordingly.
  • Develop and execute test plans for NVMe storage devices, including functional testing, stress testing to validate SSD firmware on embedded multi-core architectures
  • Analyze test results and work closely with the development team to identify and debug firmware issues.
  • Automate test cases using scripting languages (e.g., Python) and test automation frameworks to improve testing efficiency and coverage.
  • Document test procedures, results, and findings in detailed reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in cross-functional team meetings to discuss project progress, challenges, and solutions.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, standards, and best practices related to NVMe technology and firmware testing methodologies.
  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned.

Location:  Hybrid, working onsite at our San Jose, CA Headquarters 3 days per week with the flexibility to work remotely the remainder of your time

What You Bring

  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field with 0 years of working experience; prior internship or project experience firmware testing, storage systems, or related fields is a plus
  • Graduation date between May - August 2024
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, shell scripting, or similar languages.
  • Good understanding of computer architecture and packet-based programming
  • Understanding of storage systems and embedded system testing is desirable
  • Familiarity with NVMe protocol specifications and storage technologies (e.g., SSDs, PCIe) is desirable
  • You’re inclusive, adapting your style to the situation and diverse global norms of our people
  • An avid learner, you approach challenges with curiosity and resilience, seeking data to help build understanding
  • You’re collaborative, building relationships, humbly offering support and openly welcoming approaches
  • Innovative and creative, you proactively explore new ideas and adapt quickly to change