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Job ID: JR0045190
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Folsom, CA US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

SSD Validation Engineer

Job Description

This position provides an exciting and challenging technical opportunity to drive validation activities related to PCI Express and SATA Solid State Drives and next generation memory products.

SSDs are the future of storage and Intel is focused on expanding its presence in the datacenter. In this position you will be on the leading edge of SSDs and their connectedness with datacenter platforms.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Develop test strategies to ensure products meet and/or exceed the expectations of customers.Interface across the organization to develop comprehensive test scenarios that expose product deficiencies based on requirements of datacenter storage customers.
  • Plan, develop, manage and integrate test scenarios into a diverse system environment using various automation and test tools


  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor or Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent and a minimum of 3-5 years in a validation or test environment.
  • Must have excellent knowledge of system storage and the relationship to the platform ingredients: CPU, Memory, PCIe, drivers, OS, firmware, etc.Must be able to develop validation plans and strategies that encompass all aspects of product validation. This includes test-to-fail scenarios.Must be able to work with customers and translate their use cases into rigorous test scenarios in a compatibility test environment.
  • Ability to manage large numbers of sightings/issues and drive them at a technical level. Be able to demonstrate success in communicating status, issues, concerns, strategies of programs and projects - including development of appropriate indicators.
  • Must be able to deal with ambiguity and operate with little direction to meet defined goals. Must be able to work with and through others to achieve goals and task completion.
  • Comprehend and articulate validation strategies, plans and status.
  • Datacenter experience is preferred but not a requirement if other areas are met.
  • Storage experience as it relates to the datacenter is preferred.

Inside this Business Group

Employees in Intel's NVM Solutions Group deliver solutions that are transforming computing across all segments from data centers to Ultrabooks. They invent, develop, bring to market and support customers with leading-edge NAND flash memory and system level solutions such as solid state drives (SSDs). SSDs are accelerating performance for gaming enthusiasts, reducing total cost of ownership for IT managers of data centers and improving security and reliability for businesses. This dynamic group is strategically positioned to become the leading Non-Volatile Memory solution supplier for the compute segment and is a key to expanding markets and continuing the growth for Intel.

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