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Sr. Staff ASIC Design Engineer - 1773

Job Description:

Candidate will work in Toshiba Memory Corporation’s (TMC) exciting global team to design next generation of PCIe & NVMe SSD (solid state storage) controller ASIC. As a key member of the Enterprise Storage SoC Hardware development team, candidate will be responsible for SSD controller's design analysis, design specification preparation & RTL development.  Candidate will be working very closely with the architects and FW teams to develop the design specification. As a member of the design team candidate will work closely with design verification & FW teams to oversee the testing.


  • Investigate SSD controller’s requirements for emerging memories such as 3D Nand, Re-RAM, etc.
  • Perform detailed analysis of Host interfaces such as PCIe, NVMe, NVMeOF (over Ethernet), KV (Key value) over PCIe & Gen-z.
  • Detailed module design, performance analysis and detailed design spec preparation
  • Participate in the SSD Controller RTL implementation, synthesis, formality check as well as ECOs.
  • Support Design verification as well as FPGA validation test planning.
  • Participate in the investigation & assessment of emerging SSD technologies & IPs.
  • Improve Data & Command processing bandwidth, reduce latencies & increase reliability 
  • Help porting the design into FPGA or Palladium for initial emulation
  • Work closely with FW engineers to resolve hardware issues



Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in most of the following domains:

  • Experience in SSD controller H/W architecture & design
  • Experience in high frequency digital design
  • Strong Experience in RTL design, design verification, synthesis & formality
  • Experience in system Verilog or UVM verification
  • Experience in PCIe & NVMe interfacing & storage I/O protocols is a plus
  • Understanding of NAND Flash memories
  • Any experience in NVMe, FTL, Compression & Key value SSD design is a plus
  • Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


  • MSEE or BSEE in Electrical engineering or computer science

Req # 1773

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