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SSD Firmware Development Engineer - Security Intern

Date: May 3, 2018

Location: Milpitas, CA, US

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 109243 

As a Solid State Drive (SSD) Firmware Development Engineer – Security (Intern) at Micron, you will develop high-performance controller firmware for innovative volatile and non-volatile memory systems. In this position, you will assist in evaluating, designing, and building firmware for new high-performance memory controllers that will increase performance, while reducing power, latency and SoC complexity for the target markets. You can expect to work closely with other firmware engineers, firmware test engineers, system hardware design engineers, product engineers, memory design engineers, and production engineers to solve cross-functional design issues.


Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Developing structured source code targeting the embedded environment associated with state of the art memory.
  • Performing design verification using a variety of verification methods, including simulation, FPGA prototyping, and product testing.
  • Focusing on firmware quality in the system and the target application.
  • Using analysis equipment or software, you will demonstrate the effective analysis of functional or performance issues with the firmware and hardware in test environments or target host systems.



Successful candidates for this position will have:

  • Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to find creative solutions to difficult problems.
  • Strong knowledge of software engineering principles and designing and developing firmware using and C/C++ programming.
  • The ability to analyze complex firmware and hardware issues.
  • A high level of self-motivation, and dedication.
  • The ability to work well on a team based in different global locations.
  • The ability to multitask effectively in fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Knowledge of Python, Security concepts, and Agile is Plus


Education: BS in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science.

We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters.

To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).

Keywords:  Milpitas || California (US-CA) || United States (US) || SSD Engineering || Entry || Internship || Engineering || Not Applicable ||

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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