Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop firmware features necessary to meet the product specification and customer requirements
  • Develop and modify existing firmware for SSD product requirements
  • Debug problems encountered during internal or customer firmware testing
  • Perform root cause analysis and make appropriate changes to correct the problem
  • Work directly with FAE and customer to resolve firmware issues



  • 3+ years experience in software/firmware applications engineer field
  • Experience in SSD controller/firmware architecture
  • Experience in the storage industry in SSD, HDD, storage systems, or a related technology
  • Understanding of storage interfaces including ideally PCIe/NVMe or SATA
  • Strong experience in C/C++ programming and data structure
  • Hands on experience with JTAG/ICE debuggers
  • Experience with version control software like Git.
  • Competent to work independently as well as in a small team collaboration environment
  • Must be willing to learn fast and execute as a team player
  • Good oral, written and presentation skill for communication and documentation
  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of day-to-day supervision
  • Ability to work in a multi-functional team and under the pressure of multiple priorities
  • Open for domestic and international travel
  • Ability on operating logic analyzer, oscilloscope and bus protocol analyzer is valuable
  • Experience with hardware peripherals, features, and development environments is also valuable



SMI-USA:  Compensation, Benefits, Rewards and Culture

Silicon Motion believes that a company’s most important asset is their employees. That is why we make sure that we offer an excellent array of benefits to eligible employees and encourage them to find balance between work and life.  We offer competitive compensation and reward superior performance. Employees are eligible to be recognized in the following ways:

  • Highly competitive salaries differentiated by performance
  • Annual merit increases
  • RSU for eligible employees
  • Bonus
  • Invention and Patent Awards
  • 401(k) Employer Matching
  • Length of Service Awards
  • We offer comprehensive health insurance plans for eligible employees and dependents. There are plans to meet the needs of you and your family.



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