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Performance and Interoperability Engineer Coop
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PMC Sierra | Sunnyvale, CA
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Job Description

About the Job:
Location: Sunnyvale

This position within the Adaptec branded product Compatibility Team (ITL) provides compatibility and performance measurement support for the Adaptec by PMC products.


- Work directly with the Interoperability Test Lab (ITL) team to help test hardware and software compatibility with Adaptec by PMC products.
- Assist in developing code to automate compatibility tests for ITL.
- Run various performance benchmarks as well as help develop scripts used in automating performance measurements.
- Help to diagnose, replicate, and troubleshoot hardware and software issues that affect compatibility of our products.


- Strong software coding skills a definite plus.
- Strong technical knowledge. Must be able to work with current computer hardware and software. Strong working knowledge of Linux, Windows, and VMWare is a definite asset.
- Hardware and software troubleshooting skills preferred.
- Effective verbal and written English skills are a requirement.

About PMC Sierra

PMC-Sierra, Inc. (PMC) designs, develops, markets and supports semiconductor solutions for the enterprise networking, wide area network infrastructure, and access network markets. The Company offers worldwide technical and sales support through a network of offices in North America, Europe and Asia. It has approximately 350 different semiconductor devices that are sold to equipment and design manufacturers, who in turn supply their equipment principally to service providers, carriers and enterprises globally. During the fiscal year ended December 28, 2008 (fiscal 2008), PMC's revenues were derived approximately 50% from the access and wide area network markets, and 50% from the enterprise networking market. (Source: 10-K)