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Principal SSD ASIC Design Engineer

Job Summary
Be a part of the Toshiba team to design the next generation of PCIe & NVMe SSD (Solid-State Storage) SOCs.

As a key member of the Storage SoC Hardware development team, you'll be responsible for creating SSD controller's design specification, RTL design, performance analysis, FW interactions, and frontend physical implementation. Working very closely with the architecture and FW teams to define system behavior is a must. This includes the assessment of in-house or 3rd party IPs for the SOC integration.


  • Perform detailed analysis of PCIe & NVMe Enterprise SSD requirements
  • Participate in the SSD Controller ASIC HW & FW specification development
  • Actual implementation of Flash controller SoC (mapping the architecture concepts into
    RTL & Firmware implementation
  • PCIe, NVMe & NVRAM RTL implementation, synthesis, and formality check
  • Support Design verification & FPGA Validation Teams
  • Investigate Controller requirements for emerging memories such as NAND, MRAM
    & ReRAM Technologies
  • Investigate & participate in the assessment of emerging SSD technologies such as new
    ECCs, CPUs, Host interfaces, DSP and high-performance protocols
  • Architect Automation HW to improve the Data and Command throughput
  • Investigation & analyzation of the landscape in Silicon Storage Systems (this includes Flash Matrix and DP Engine)

Minimum of 15 years of experience in the following domains:

  • Strong experience in SSD controller H/W architecture and design
  • Strong Experience in RTL design, design verification, synthesis & formality
  • Solid experience in PCIe & NVMe interfacing & understand the I/O protocols
  • In-depth knowledge of NAND Flash memories & their operation
  • Understanding various ECC codes

• M.S. EE or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science


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