Principal Engineer – SSD Validation FTE
Hyderabad, TS, IND
1d ago

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JR4266 Principal Engineer SSD Validation FTE

Micron is looking for a self-driven engineer to join our growing SSD Validation Engineering team, which works as an integral part of our Client SSD development and validation process, ensuring our products are on time to market and best-in-class quality in the field.

You will partner cross-functionally and cross-site with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, and other engineering groups to collaborate in developing strategies to execute validation deliverables.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to :

Technical Ownership

  • Serve as the subject matter expert for validation on product & customer test requirements, associated industry certifications and results.
  • Reviews and challenges current test plans, coverage, and testing activities to drive both increased effectiveness and efficiencies across the product portfolio
  • Recommend and instrument new validation approaches that drive better coverage, more accurate testing, and expanded testing services
  • Utilize technical, project, and delegation experience to actively lead product test cycles
  • Requirements Analysis

  • Maintain knowledge of product functionality and associated industry certifications
  • Study of product requirements in order to verify testability
  • Identification of suitable testing equipment
  • Feedback & influence product design for the definition and implementation of new requirements / performances
  • Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope and delivery dates
  • Validation Strategy

  • Definition of test cases to verify that functional and non-functional requirements are complying to system requirements
  • Working with product design for test cases developing coherently with FW and HW architecture
  • Identification of PASS / FAIL criteria for test cases in term of number of cycles, statistical and temperature
  • Enable shift-left efforts to move detection of failures from customer tests to internal-developed and maintained test frameworks
  • Test Implementation

  • Define the Test Implementation Strategy and Software Architecture to encompass both development and debug.
  • Define, plan and execute a test automation strategy, to contribute to the on-going development of in-house automation frameworks / tools.
  • Constantly evaluate, refine and enforce validation processes / methodologies
  • Test Execution

  • Supplying and Pre-formatting of samples for validation
  • Execution of Product Validation flow to match programmed validation plan
  • Monitoring of test time Test time reduction
  • Results analysis Bin Pareto
  • Report Generation - Report data in a clear format including concise comments about findings
  • Track document revision to provide historical reference.
  • Defect Management

  • Root-cause and drive failures coming from upstream / downstream validation teams, customers and other partners to closure, while also articulating the associated risk.
  • Implement systematic clear steps to reproduce failures while providing traceability to the bugs / gaps / escapes.
  • Collaborate with partner teams to assess test results and generate deviation.
  • Minimum Qualifications :

  • BS in an engineering discipline or equivalent
  • 12+ years of validation experience, with demonstrated ability to design and implement world-class product test strategies.
  • Deep of knowledge of enterprise SATA & PCIe SSDs, NAND, memory storage hierarchy and enterprise storage. General knowledge of SATA / SAS and / or NVMe storage protocols is a plus.
  • Ability to read and understand FW code analyze complex firmware, software (Windows & Linux), and hardware issues in system with experience in ASIC / FPGA design and FPGA design tools.
  • Embedded C and an understanding of an Object-Oriented Programming language; Python preferred.
  • Demonstrated technical leadership experience with a proven ability to inspire and lead change.
  • Ability to analyze problems, diagnose to root cause, and apply corrective actions
  • Strong communication, facilitation, negotiation and teamwork skills across sites & time zones.
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to a dynamic, rapidly changing environment with shifting demands
  • Experience with Agile product development processes and project management
  • Experience with quality and process improvement methodologies and tools (Lean, Six Sigma, value stream mapping, FMEAs, DMAIC)
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