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SK Hynix Memory Solutions Inc.
Applications Engineer (Junior/Senior/Staff/Principal)
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San Jose, CA
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Paula Cao
3103 N. First Street
San Jose, CA 95134
(408) 987-2401
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  • Applications Engineer (Junior/Senior/Staff/Principal)
  • San Jose, CA


Applications Engineer (Junior/Senior/Staff/Principal)

Job Description:

The successful candidate will participate and support SoC bring-up for SSD product development. The engineer will support reference design, review customer’s designs and resolve customer issues from product development to mass production. Responsibilities include working closely with internal design teams to bring-up and optimize NAND flash controller at a product level, writing technical papers, application notes, user instructions, participating in project conference calls and conducting necessary technical training internally or externally. The engineer may travel to customer sites to build strong relations with technical decision makers, and will perform technical support to sales and marketing teams for design-win and market exploration.


Desired Skills & Experience:

 ·         BS/MS in Computer Science or Electric Engineering

·          Strong working experience with SoC in the areas of data storage, wireless or networking

·          Experience with the schematics and layout of memory or high speed IO product

·          Experience with hardware debug and IC bring-up

·          Experience with high speed interface test and debug using an oscilloscope and logic analyzer

·          Familiar with PC system architecture and Windows/Linux OS environment

·          Experience with high speed interfaces such as SATA, PCI-e, SAS, eMMC will be a plus

·          Knowledge of NAND flash fundamentals

·          Understanding of SSD technology will be a plus

·          Strong written and oral communication skill in English

·          Willing to work in a multi-tasking, fast pace, team oriented working environment


About SK hynix

SK hynix Inc. is the world's top tier semiconductor supplier offering Dynamic Random Access Memory chips (DRAM), Flash memory chips (NAND Flash) and CMOS Image Sensor (CIS) for a wide range of distinguished customers globally. The Company's shares are traded on the Korea Exchange, and the Global Depository shares are listed on the Luxemburg Stock Exchange.



SK hynix memory solutions (SKHMS) provides industry-leading controller hardware, advanced flash management systems, and firmware for NAND and post 2D-NAND based storage solutions spanning Enterprise, Client and Mobile market segments. Headquarters for the company is located in Silicon Valley at 3103 N 1st St, San Jose, CA.


“The integration of the controller solution know-how of SKHMS combined with the Advanced Non-volatile memories and DRAM technologies and the manufacturing capabilities of SK hynix is producing leading-edge products across multiple market segments. Full vertical integration of controller hardware, advanced flash memory systems architecture, firmware, NAND, other forms of non-volatile memory, and DRAM coupled with high volume memory manufacturing capability is quite rare in the industry and allows our customers to have a one-stop storage solution provider with the capacity, support and expertise the industry demands. The combined focus of SK hynix and SKHMS provides excellent opportunity to become a market leader in Enterprise, Client and Mobile storage.", Dr. Khandker Quadar, President and CEO of SKHMS


Some notable company achievements:


First with LDPC error correction in mobile storage devices

Delivered leading SLC/MLC PCIe/SAS Controller for enterprise SSD

Delivered Hybrid drive NAND controller with near-SSD performance

Delivered highest performance award-winning SATA Controller for Client SSD

Developed highest performance eMMC Controller for smartphones and tablets



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Thanks! Paula Cao Senior Corporate Recruiter 3103 North First Street San Jose, CA 95134 Phone: (408)514-3655 Fax: (408)514-3501


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