Senior Security Firmware Validation Engineer
Sacramento County, CA
We are looking for Firmware Validation Engineers excited to be part of one of Intel's fastest growing teams, NSG Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group, and passionate to work on industry changing memory technologies. As a Validation Engineer in NSG you will develop/test the firmware that controls Intel's cutting edge SSD's Solid State Drives.
In this role your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Define, develop and implement firmware validation test plan and test content
Integrate tests into an automated test environment and collaborate with test execution teams to drive your validation plans/strategy
Review, track and document test results and sightings
Triage failures and recommend or implement solutions
Lead definition and development of new validation methods to enable more testing to be accomplished before ASIC power on
Ensure necessary coverage goals based on product requirements, internal specifications & customer use-cases to validate the firmware holisticall
Engage with the platform validation teams to ensure SSD products have a robust overall validation plan and that firmware validation and integration schedules are aligned properly
Developing personal technical expertise in the new technology areas to ensure you can have significant impact on developing validation coverage plans for new complex capabilities
The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:
Strong verbal and written communication skills for interfacing with architecture, development, validation, manufacturing, and other disciplines
Good analytical, integration, support, and debugging skills
Proactive approach to work and communication
Candidate should possess a Bachelor of Science degree with at least 7 years additional experience, or a Master of Science degree with at least 5 years additional experience, in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
Minimum of 7+ years' experience with high level programming C/C++ and scripting languages like Python
Minimum of 7+ years of validation experience with embedded firmware, real-time operating system RTOS, and HW/SW interactions
Minimum of 3+ years' experience in developing, reviewing, and implementing test plans
Minimum of 3+ years' experience with hardware/software debugging using JTAG, logic analyzers, protocol analyzers, etc.
Minimum of 2+ years' experience in validation of TCG storage security specifications
Experience in C, C++ programming skills in an embedded environment
Experience developing unit tests for code quality validation
Knowledge of Agile development methodologies
Experience with hardware/software debugging using logic analyzers and protocol analyzers.
Knowledge of software validation concepts
Industry experience in SSDs, storage protocols especially PCIe and/or NVMe
Exposure to commercial product development/validation environment
Experience in data manipulation and memory-management algorithms in flash memories
Experience with Fuzz and/or Penetration testing tools
Virtual platform development experience- planning, writing, and executing tests on an emulated product
Highly motivated self-starter, able to work in collaborative environment with cross-organizational teams
Inside this Business Group
Non-Volatile Solutions Memory Group: The Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group is a worldwide organization that delivers NAND flash memory products for use in Solid State Drives (SSDs), portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and other devices. The group is responsible for NVM technology design and development, complete Solid State Drive (SSD) system hardware and firmware development, as well as wafer and SSD manufacturing.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....