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Hardware Engineer - New Grad - DSSD - Menlo Park, CA
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EMC Corporation | Menlo Park, CA
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Job Description

DSSD is a Menlo Park, California-based developer of an innovative new rack-scale flash storage tier that is now part of EMC's Emerging Technology Products Division. DSSD's architecture complements EMC's industry-leading flash storage portfolio and is designed to deliver game-changing performance for I/O-intensive in-memory database and Big Data applications such as SAP HANA and Hadoop. DSSD will operate as a standalone unit in EMC's Emerging Technology Products Division.

DSSD is looking for talented entry level hardware engineer to help develop the world's fastest storage.
Participate in multi-disciplinary research in the design, development, testing and utilization of flash storage hardware components

Working to define and create collateral for new platforms and devices (Schematic entry, reference design layout, initial board bring up and test, including driver bring up)

Platform optimization of power, performance, and thermal optimizations BKM's

System integration and debug (Including SW, FW and HW)


Experience working in an electrical design team or validation team debugging software, firmware or hardware subsystems
Experience with test configurations and operation of laboratory test equipment such as Oscilloscopes, Logic analyzers, USB and SATA protocol analyzers, ITP, DMM, etc.
Work in a lab environment with hardware and software experts to root-cause difficult system-level issues and provide recommendations to the team for resolution.
Debug will involve knowledge of system and component-level power states, I/O bus protocol, hardware-firmware and firmware-OS interaction, hardware-driver and driver-OS interaction, etc.

Skills - class project or internship skills. DSSD values skills learned during coursework, projects and internships, such as:

Logic circuits: discrete and programmable
Memory: DDR, NAND
Power: linear and switched regulators, thermal design
Signal integrity
Basic analog circuitry
x86 and ARM architectures
Modular systems
Knowledge in power development and validation.
Schematic capture (Concept preferred)
Layout tool (plus-Allegro preferred)
Spice simulators
Field solvers (plus)
Scripting languages (Python preferred)
Bugzilla, Git, and Linux
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering or related field with a background in board design and layout with up to 1.5 years of PCB design, component selection, power-on/bring-up, and debug

When you choose DSSD, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and the community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities - all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression of national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job ID: 154495BR

About EMC Corporation

EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service (ITaaS). Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.