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Job ID: JR0049538
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Folsom, CA US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

SSD Applications Engineer

Job Description

NSG is seeking a highly motivated, hands-on rock star to join the dynamic applications engineering team that delivers SSD solutions to NSG customers. As an Applications Engineer you will engage with both internal and external customers, including engineering, marketing, sales, and end-users. You will work directly with OEMs to design in NSG solid state drive solutions into existing and future platforms. Key responsibilities: set and manage customer technical expectations support customer product qualification and integration teams manage SSD technical engagement and understand qualification/feature requirements debug customer hardware, firmware, and other technical barriers to adoption be the technical adviser/consultant for the customer on all things SSD respond to/support customer events as they occur. Additional responsibilities: provide technical design support for SSD as part of platform launch provide technical training, as needed, to field teams and customers review customer data/specifications and deliver feedback on required improvements and/or changes provide customer technical input to internal product development teams.This position will require about 40% travel, both domestic and international.



Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience with systems and/or platforms, especially debugging or testing HDD/SSD platforms.
  • Minimum of 5 years of industry experience in storage protocols SATA, SAS, or PCIe
  • Minimum of 5 years of OEM qualification experience

Additional Required Skills:

  • Understanding of data center system basics such as HW and BIOS
  • Experience with Operating system, drivers and installation of sub-system components
  • Previous experience with PCIe and/or SATA bus trace capture and/or explanation some experience with NVMe and SATA protocols
  • Ability to use scripting tools to interact with/manipulate systems
  • Familiarity with storage architecture experience configuring, optimizing, and testing storage systems or other complex systems

Required Soft Skills:

  • A positive, can-do attitude with unapologetic willingness to jump-in
  • Adaptable, able to work effectively in a global team and across organizational boundaries
  • Ability to work independently and multitask effectively
  • Strong customer orientation and influencing skills
  • Able to chart forward progress in ambiguous situations
  • Experience working with suppliers and/or customers to clarify requirements.

Inside this Business Group

Non-Volatile Solutions Memory Group:  The Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group is a worldwide organization that delivers NAND flash memory products for use in Solid State Drives (SSDs), portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and other devices.  The group is responsible for NVM technology design and development, complete Solid State Drive (SSD) system hardware and firmware development, as well as wafer and SSD manufacturing.

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