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Test Engineer

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
San Jose, CA 95002
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Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Engineering - Firmware San Jose, California

Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.


Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. is a world leader in Memory, System LSI and Display technologies. We are currently seeking Firmware Test Engineers to join our rapidly growing Enterprise Product Development in San Jose, CA.

Samsung is committed to developing the next generation of enterprise solid-state flash technologies. Our core development focus is the host interface firmware layer that sits in the intersection of system software and flash management firmware. This key host interface firmware technology drives Samsung's breakthrough V-NAND technology and enables our customers to power performance-oriented, demanding, enterprise-class applications ranging from hyper-scale data centers, to big data processing, to software defined virtualized storage arrays and infrastructures.

Our Enterprise-class SSD's are expected to be of the highest-quality, therefore we seek highly-experienced FW Test Engineers to drive continual improvement in the quality of our test infrastructure. This position will define, implement and support functional test coverage to validate NVMe FW. Other critical activities will be to constantly monitor and analyze test coverage and deploy new tools and capabilities into the daily regression cycles. Other duties will include monitoring quality metrics to ensure trends are demonstrating a constant improvement in product quality.


  • Develop black-box functional test coverage and test methodologies for NVMe SSD's.
  • Debug failures and work with FW Team to reproduce problems, design and run experiments.
  • Analyze customer field issues and improve Functional test coverage where gaps are identified.
  • Provide guidance to the Automation team and assist with test coverage integration into the existing framework.
  • Must be able to work with local US and international customers and OEMs

  • Bachelors and 3+ yrs, Masters and 1+ yrs' or PhD with focus in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work individually and in teams
  • PCIe/NVMe (or SAS) Protocol expertise.
  • Strong scripting capability such as Python, PERL, Bash and etc
  • Knowledge of Enterprise storage/server systems, and proficiency in Linux and Windows Server.
  • Expertise in storage test tools such as performance benchmarks, IO stress tools, protocol certifications, test execution and bug management tools

  • Able to clearly communicate complex issues in front of management and customers
  • Ability to accurately assess project risks, and communicate/escalate appropriately
  • Ability to coach, mentor and train personnel within the test execution/debug environment


Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.


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Posted: 2020-10-10 Expires: 2020-11-11

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