SSD Firmware Test Manager

Posted 09 May 2020


San Jose IT Jobs (Systems Engineer Jobs)

As a Firmware Test Manager in the Solid State Drive (SSD) group at Micron Technology, you will manage a team of Firmware Test engineers, developing test and automation infrastructure to validate and verify firmware for Solid State Drives using NAND Flash memory. The Firmware Test team is involved in designing automated white-box and black-box tests to exercise firmware functionality for new high-performance mass storage controllers. Your team will verify functionality, reliability, and performance requirements of Solid State Drives for the enterprise market.

In this role, you will be required to lead your team to create a comprehensive test plan for the project at kick off, plan resources and budget and execute to your teams’ commitments to deliver those on time. In addition to tactical planning, the job may involve strategic planning for mid to long term improvements in infrastructure and methodologies used in testing Firmware to overhaul and improve efficiency and quality of the work done by your team.

This role requires frequent use of project planning, bug tracking, productivity analysis and automation software and tools, through which you will track, demonstrate and report your team’s productivity and efficiency in achieving their goals.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Analyze test results as well as performance and quality data related to firmware development and SSDs which requires domain expertise in this field
Lead a diverse team of highly skilled engineers
Work closely with multi-functional team in project planning and execution which requires shown success in performing in fast paced highly dynamic environment
Manage Test development, test execution and test automation and reporting
Communicate challenges, solutions and mitigation plans to various teams and management, using outstanding communication of technical and non-technical subject matters
Maintain high performance and great morale in work environment, using skills, recruiting and maintaining top talent through highly challenging project curriculum


Minimum B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science plus 10 years of relevant industry experience, M.Sc. in these fields is preferred.
10+ years of experience in the field of firmware testing and/or development
10+ years of experience in leading diverse teams ideally in multiple geos
5+ years of experience in SSD or NAND Flash development industry
Deep understanding of Storage industry protocols such as NVMe, ONFI, USB etc.
Great grasp of test automation, testing methodologies and test tools.
Deep knowledge of Agile FW development, GIT development flow, Branch management and tools

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/San Jose only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire.

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