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Principal Firmware Engineer

Company: Micron Technology, Inc
Location: Longmont
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all. Micron Technology is a world leader in innovating memory and storage solutions that accelerate the transformation of information into intelligence, inspiring the world to learn, communicate and advance faster than ever.As a Firmware Engineer at Micron Technology, you will be responsible for providing the technical capability in the creation and integration of Firmware IP for use in SSD products. The lifecycle of this responsibility is associated with the organization's product development life cycle and can range from product inception to obsolescence or any portion that is defined by specific assignments. You will provide technical support to implement the development and quality assurance processes to ensure the Firmware IP consistently provides the required functionality, usability, quality/reliability, performance, and supportability to ensure Micron SSDs meet or exceed their design targets.Longmont SSD Firmware Group consists of teams that cover Front End, Flash Translation Layer, and Back End. It specializes in first-of-a-kind development activities that require team members to adapt quickly to groundbreaking technologies. Management team champions and encourages active collaboration and rewards strong contributors.Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Develop and test product
  • SSD Products: Develop firmware IP subsystems for SSD products that meet or exceed the requirements of the technical spec matrix; including, but not limited to: Performance, Endurance, Capacity, Functionality, and Quality/Reliability
  • Firmware Quality Assurance: Develop a firmware functional integration test capability that ensures the firmware subsystem meets the quality, functional, and performance requirements required at each integration achievement in the product development lifecycle
  • Develop and deliver processes
  • Firmware Quality Assurance Process: Develop and deliver a functional integrity test process that is capable of continuously improving pre-integration firmware quality, while reducing test time, and maintaining test cost
  • Firmware Development Process: Develop and deliver a cross-site firmware development process that is capable of continuously improving firmware quality while reducing firmware development cost
  • Proactively provide detailed, and accurate summarized information regarding activities within the firmware development organization and the status of firmware development projects
  • Develop people
  • Multi-functional Collaboration: Develop and maintain open, and constructive relationships with peers and management
  • Team Development: Provide technical capability that continuously improves team involvement, morale, and efficiency
  • Personal Development: Work to continuously improve your technical capability and communication skillExperience
    • 7+ years of proven experience in the embedded systems development field is required.
    • SSD or data storage firmware development experience
    • Proficient in C/C++, Python programming languages
    • Experienced with debugging firmware using tools such as gdb
    • Advanced working knowledge of principles, concepts, theories and/or practice of Software Engineering (i.e. design, analysis of software systems, and code refactoring)
    • Advanced working knowledge with standard protocols NVMe, PCIe, SM-Bus, OCP
    • Proven leadership experience for a small team
    • A self-motivated and results-driven
    • Ability to multi-task
    • A fast learner who can apply newly acquired technical knowledge to SSD product development
    • Must be effective in a team environment, engaging in active conversations and contributing toward raising the team's performance
    • A strong growth mindset that continuously seeks out process and quality improvement
    • Ability to deliver on a tight schedule
    • Strong problem-solving skills by decomposing problems into logical components that can be clearly implemented in firmware platforms.
    • Comfortable with in-person, onsite collaborative environmentsEducationBachelor's or Master's degree from an accredited U.S. University in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering o,r Computer Science.The US base salary range that Micron Technology estimates it could pay for this full-time position is:$141,000.00 - $239,000.00Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries of the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional job-related factors, including knowledge, skills, experience, tenure and relevant education or training. The pay scale is subject to change depending on business needs. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process. Additional compensation may include benefits, discretionary bonuses and equity. As a world leader in the semiconductor industry, Micron is dedicated to your personal wellbeing and professional growth. Micron benefits are designed to help you stay well, provide peace of mind and help you prepare for the future. We offer a choice of medical, dental and vision plans in all locations enabling team members to select the plans that best meet their family healthcare needs and budget. Micron also provides benefit programs that help protect your income if you are unable to work due to illness or injury, and paid family leave. Additionally, Micron benefits include a robust paid time-off program and paid holidays. For additional information regarding the Benefit programs available, please see the Benefits Guide posted on .Micron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.To learn about yourTo learn more about Micron, please visit US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron's People Organization at or 1-800-336-8918 (select option #3)Micron Prohibits the use of child labor and complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and other international and industry labor standards.Micron does not charge candidates any recruitment fees or unlawfully collect any other payment from candidates as consideration for their employment with Micron.

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