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Senior SSD Firmware Test Engineer 1

Longmont, CO, US


Req. ID: 231462 


Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community.


As a Firmware Test Engineer in the Solid State Drives (SSD) group at Micron Technology, you will develop test cases and infrastructure to validate and verify firmware for Solid State Drives using NAND Flash memory products. This involves designing automated white-box tests to exercise firmware functionality for new high-performance mass storage controllers. Your tests will be used to verify reliability, endurance, and performance requirements of Solid State Drives for the enterprise market. You can expect to work closely with fellow firmware test engineers, firmware developers, system hardware design engineers, product engineers, Flash memory design engineers, and production engineers to solve cross-functional design issues.

In this role, you will develop structured test code targeting the embedded environment associated with Solid State Drives. You will verify design using a variety of verification methods, including simulation, FPGA prototyping, and product testing. Your focus will be on firmware quality in the system and the target application. As needed, you will develop new test tools and methods. 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.


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

• Developing white-box oriented testing methods to verify and validate firmware product.

• Developing automated testing procedures and infrastructure to improve coverage and efficiency.

• Creating test plans and strategies to improve firmware quality and test coverage.

• Analyzing and triaging testing, performance, and quality data related to firmware products.

• Establishing working relationships with firmware development engineers to improve code quality.


Successful candidates for this position will have:

• 2+ years firmware testing experience.

• 3+ years Python programming skills.

• 3+ years C programming experience.

• NVME protocol.

• Storage industry protocols experience.

• Knowledge of test automation, testing methodologies, and test tools.


Education: BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science (or related).


About Us


As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands — Micron, Crucial and Ballistix — we offer the industry’s broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today’s major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPoint™ memory. Our solutions are purpose built to leverage the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world.


Micron Benefits


Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (Combined Sick and Vacation Time), Retirement savings plans, Paid maternity/paternity leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional development training, Workplace wellness programs, Micron Health Clinic (Boise only), Fitness Center / Activity rooms (Boise only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form

Keywords:  Longmont || Colorado (US-CO) || United States (US) || SSD Engineering || Experienced || Regular || Engineering || #LI-RS1 || Tier 4 || 

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