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Firmware Development SOC Engineer

As a Firmware Development SOC Engineer for Toshiba Inc., you work within a team who Architect & Develop the next generation of Datacenter PCIe/SATA SSD (solid state storage) SOCs. This role is well suited for a Fresh Grad who is an awesome coder!

As a key member of the Storage Research and Design Center SoC development team, candidate will be responsible for developing FW (micro-code) designs for the SSD controller’s. Candidate will be working very closely with HW and FW architects in developing a design specification, and be responsible for the design, verification and implementation of the micro-code.


  • Designing, implementing, and testing firmware (micro-code)
  • Bringing up and enabling new hardware components, and developing low level firmware features
  • Investigating and debugging issues, and developing failure analysis tools and process
  • Working closely with hardware, system software and manufacturing teams


  • BS, MS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical/Electronic Engineering. Fresh Grads desirable
  • Hands on experience on firmware or low level software design, requirements analysis, and hardware bring-up and debugging
  • Knowledge of storage systems and familiarity with flash devices desirable
  • C/C++, Assembly, PIC programming, some scripting experience
  • Good Computer Architecture knowledge, Operating System knowledge,
  • Experience with one or more of the following storage related technologies: NAND Flash/FTL, Fibre Channel, NVM Express (NVMe), SAS, SATA, SCSI, SSD, PCI Express (PCIe) desirable
  • Experience with ARM or equivalent embedded multi-core microprocessor architectures & experience with debuggers & protocol analyzers is desirable
  • Comfortable in lab environment & collaborating with multidisciplinary teams
  • Quick learner, good communication skills and willing to experiment
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