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Software Engineer in Test

United States
$114,000 - $178,000 USD yearly

Company Description

Join a multibillion-dollar global company that brings together amazing technology, people, and operational scale to become a powerhouse in the memory industry. Headquartered in Rancho Cordova, California, Solidigm combines elements of an established, successful technology company with the spirit, agility, and entrepreneurial mindset of a start-up. In addition to the U.S. headquarters and other facilities in the U.S., the company has international presence in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Solidigm will continue to lead the world in innovating new Memory technologies with aspirations to be the #1 NAND memory company in the world. At Solidigm, we view problems as opportunities to define innovative solutions that hold the power to change the world and unleash the potential technological needs that the future holds. At Solidigm, we are One Team that fosters a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture that embraces individual uniqueness and empowers us to bring our best selves to deliver excellence in support of Solidigm's vision and mission to be the go-to partner for optimized data storage solutions. You can be part of the takeoff of an innovative business that develops cutting-edge products, delivers strong business value for customers, provides an engaging workplace for its employees, and serves a greater impact on the world. This is a golden opportunity for the right applicant to join us and help design, build, and lead Solidigm. We want a diverse team of dedicated professionals who will not just be Solidigm team members but contribute to how we shape the future of the organization. We are seeking applicants who will grow and thrive in our culture: be customer inspired, trusting, innovative, team-oriented, inclusive, results driven, collaborative, passionate, and flexible.

Job Description

In this position you will join a fast-paced team developing new validation software for Solidigmยฎ Solid State Drives (SSD).  You will utilize and grow your experience in validating architecture, external interfaces, and product constraints, along with ability to validate architectures/features that meet these constraints while providing new value for the platform.  You will design, develop, and verify validation software and tests in an embedded systems environment and review and maintain the validation ecosystem utilizing Python/C/C++. You will use and gain experience in storage interface standards such as SATA, SAS, PCIe, and NVMe. The team utilizes the Agile development methodologies, therefore, excellent communication skills and the ability to work closely with team members, both locally and across the organization is required.


As a Software Engineer in Test, regular responsibilities include but are limited to:

  • Develop, review, document, and maintain source code in Python
  • Analyze and develop validation tests for internal and external (customer) specifications
  • Define, develop, and implement firmware validation test plans and test content with deep comprehension of firmware algorithms and customer specifications
  • Integrate tests into an automated test environment, and collaborate with test execution teams to drive validation plans/strategy
  • Review, track and document test results and failures
  • Triage failures, recommend and/or implement solutions
  • Work closely with internal teams such as ASIC and firmware development to drive resolution of firmware and system bugs
  • Identify opportunities for improvements, and drive improved validation methodologies within the team
  • Work with project stakeholders to turn product requirements into development and validation plans
  • Participate in and role model an Agile/Kanban development culture which emphasizes product quality, team accountability, and continuous improvement
  • Coordinate priorities and activities with other engineering stakeholders to accomplish committed milestones



A successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • The ability to listen, understand and respond professionally to partner questions and issues while building trust
  • Excellent written and presentation skills
  • A history of self-starting and effective multitasking, with strong influencing and leadership skills



The below minimum qualifications must be met to be considered for this position.  Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.


Minimum Requirements:

The candidate must have a bachelorโ€™s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or a related field

6+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • Software or firmware development experience in an embedded systems validation environment with programming in Python or C++/C
  • Experience in developing, reviewing, and implementing test plans based on requirements
  • Knowledge of software validation concepts and coverage analysis tools


Preferred Requirements:

5+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • Storage industry (SSDs or enterprise storage)
  • Validation development techniques utilizing hardware and firmware tools
  • Exposure to commercial product development/validation environment
  • Structured software development and practices, analytical problem solving, innovation and a mindset of continuous improvement
  • Enterprise storage interface protocols (e.g., SATA, SAS, PCIe, and NVMe)
  • SSD or enterprise storage device security protocols and techniques (e.g., Opal, ESSC, and AES)
  • Software/firmware development processes including workflow and continuous integration validation
  • DevOps process strategies, tool, and execution, from code check-in through Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Project planning, estimation, and risk management
  • Customer requirements definition, clarification, and technical assessment

Additional Information

This is an exciting time to be at Solidigm โ€“ come join our Data Center Engineering Team as a Software Engineer in Test and work on one of the most advanced 3DNAND and SSD technology portfolios in the world. As the global leader in the semiconductor industry, Solidigm possesses many industry-leading SSD technologies including the most capable Quadruple Level Cell (QLC) NAND Flash products. Solidigm is currently seeking Software Engineer in Test professionals to join a growing team working on validating next generation Solid State Disk (SSD) solutions.

Salary Range: $114,000 - $178,000