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Engineer, Firmware Development - 5615
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Microsemi | Sunnyvale, CA
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Job Description

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for aerospace & defense, communications, data center and industrial markets. Products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and synchronization devices and precise time solutions, setting the world's standard for time; voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; enterprise storage and communication solutions, security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Ethernet solutions; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services.

As a Firmware Development Engineer, you will join a team of professionals in developing software and real-time firmware solutions for state-of-art System-on-Chip (SoC) devices with embedded MIPS processors. Reporting to the Manager of Firmware Development, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

* Participate as a member of the team in the technical analysis and integration of storage software involving SATA/SAS/RAID controller technologies and Network Storage architectures
* Program MIPS processors using C and assembly language to implement core software/firmware components as well as device drivers.
* Work directly with customers in the development of their software solutions using Microsemi devices and software/firmware components
* Work in collaboration with other Microsemi sites to design solutions and resolve customer issues
* Participate in detailed design and code reviews of implementations by team
* Sustain current product and guide next generation product to production.
* Troubleshoot and resolve complex software problems in embedded real-time systems.
* Analyze software performance (frame rates, cycle counts, cache utilization) of firmware.
* Write comprehensive engineering documentation.
* Present technical information to small teams of engineers and technical marketing personnel.
* BSEE or BS Computer Science/Math with emphasis in embedded processing with 2 years of experience or a MSEE or equivilant new grad.
* Experience with software/firmware system development for Network Storage technologies, or demonstrated comparable experience.
* Detailed working knowledge of software/firmware design and implementation.
* Demonstrated ability to conceive, design, implement and document complex firmware systems.
* Demonstrated ability to complete software product development (through commercial release).
* Capable of working with customers and technology partners in architecture development
* Proficient programmer in C and assembly for embedded devices.
* Knowledgeable in use of tool chains and debug tools.
* Effective communicator of technical ideas using verbal as well as written skills
* Works well in a small team.
* Willingness to set and meet deadlines.
* Highly motivated, sets personal goals, and achieves goals without supervision.
* Have implemented storage network technologies
* Experience with one or more storage protocols such as FC/iSCSI/SAS/SATA/SCSI/NVMe and knowledge of PCIe interface.
* Previous experience developing on MIPS architecture.

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About Microsemi

Microsemi Corporation is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits and high-reliability semiconductors. The Company's semiconductors manage and control or regulate power, protect against transient voltage spikes and transmit, receive and amplify signals. The Company's products include individual components, as well as integrated circuit solutions. Its semiconductors manage and control or regulate power, protect against transient voltage spikes and transmit, receive and amplify signals. The principal end markets that it serves include commercial air / satellite, defense, industrial / semicap, medical, mobile / connectivity and notebook / liquid crystal display (LCD) televisions / display. In April 2009, it acquired the Space Level Power Products business of Spectrum Microwave, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spectrum Control, Inc. In April 2009, Microsemi Corp. acquired Endwave Corporation's defense electronics and security (D&S) business.