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Firmware Test Engineer

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Date: Jan 12, 2019

Location: Milpitas or Irvine, CA, US

Company: Micron

 

Req. ID: 126885 

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.  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 client 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 
 

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

 

In this role, you will work closely with the firmware development team working in an Agile development process.  The tests that you develop will use white-box testing methodology to fully validate firmware functionality on a module by module basis as the firmware is being developed.  You will be expected to created test plans, define testing methods, specify required white box test interfaces, design test algorithms, and write Python test scripts to verify the implementation of an individual firmware module and its correct operation when it is integrated into the full product firmware.  You will test the firmware in a variety of environments including simulation, FPGA prototyping, and on prototype hardware.

 

  • 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.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Firmware testing experience.
  • C/C++ embedded software development experience.
  • Knowledge of test automation, testing methodologies, and test tools.
  • Bachelor or Masters Degree

 

Preferred Skills:

 

  • Storage industry experience and experience with NVMe, SATA, or SAS protocol.

 

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.


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).


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