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Firmware Engineer - Entry Level

Seagate Technology

Seagate Technology

Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
About Our Group

Do you have embedded firmware or hardware background, or both? We are seeking a Firmware Engineer to join our Longmont, CO Firmware /Software development team. As a member of this team, you will work on exciting projects in hardware/software co-verification, embedded firmware/software development. We are the primary group in Seagate that enables Early Firmware Development, Staging, and Validation efforts for HDDs SoCs and supports the SSDs SoCs. We develop in-house tools which are used during the Validation of a SoCs.

About The Role - You Will

Perform verification testing and debugging of ASIC designs against firmware and communicate design plans for evaluation

Provide analysis (discover, document, communicate) of hardware and firmware functional problems and design flaws

Regress hardware and firmware solutions to problems found and verify functionality

Debug and verify that operation metrics fulfill design requirements and specifications

Be responsible for development and implementation of model designs for software, firmware, and hardware to demonstrate their functionality

Be responsible for staging and verification of disc controller, a host interface, and buffer interface functionality using drive firmware

Troubleshoot embedded firmware

Work on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles

Exercise judgement in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

Create new test benches and maintain support in a leveraged simulation environment

Contribute to the application of advanced verification methodologies

Conduct assessment and design of firmware, hardware modeling software utilities, and scripting tools to meet requirements and provide customized solutions

Support feature integration and perform failure analysis for issues towards targeted SOC (System on Chip)

Develop and maintain transactors/models

Develop drive firmware in C/Assembly/RISC environments

About You

You are a self-starter that exercises what you have learned including methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

Working with cross functional teams is something you enjoy

You have outstanding communication skills as you will be communicating with teams across the globe both verbally and via written communication

Your Experience Includes

Embedded C programming

Shell, Perl and/or Python scripting

C++ programming

Experience with Unix/Linux

UVM experience is desired for debug

System Verilog programming Desired

Agile Mentality

Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other related degree


Longmont, CO or Shakopee, MN

Colorado's 2021 Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (SB 19-085) requires we inform you of the estimated base salary range for this position: $62,000 – $82,000. Actual salary range is based on fair market value of the role in the geography in which you live based on the requirements of the job and your skills. This posted salary range is a good faith and reasonable estimate, and Seagate reserves the right to adjust this range depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Seagate offers comprehensive benefits to its eligible employees; including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, short- and long-term disability, annual variable pay bonus, 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, flexible and dependent care spending accounts, health care spending account, flexible time off/vacation, paid holidays and paid parental leave

Location: Shakopee, United States

Travel: None