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Firmware Engineer (Entry-Level/Fresh Graduate)


Shugart, SG

About our group:


Seagate's Interface Technology Firmware Development organization helps specify and develop firmware for high-speed serial interfaces for leading-edge Hard Disk Drives (HDD). This includes algorithms to optimize performance, reliability and security for data stored in the storage device.

About the role - you will:


  • Work with Seagate design centers around the world to develop and support firmware for Seagate drive controller chips
  • Track activity in the applicable standards bodies to understand any impact on Seagate
  • Develop solutions for HDD that scales with storage capacity and interface speeds/latency requirements.
About you:


  • Bachelors in Computer Science and/or equivalent experience with focus on data structures, algorithm design and data-analytics.
  • Object-oriented design, software development using C programming language, unit level testing to ensure requirement conformance, active participation in requirement, design and code reviews, and debug through emulation, simulation, and hardware/firmware co-verification
  • Knowledge of disc drive interfaces – SAS, NVMe & SATA - is helpful.
  • A successful candidate should have strong teamwork qualities as well as communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment
Your experience includes:


  • Prefer experience in developing firmware for embedded applications using the C (or C++) programming language, but will consider new grads with strong programming knowledge.
  • Python basics, with focus on data-analysis using pandas library


You May Also Have:

  • We are looking for a self-starter and self-motivated individual who is able to apply new knowledge quickly and effectively on the job.
  • The candidate for this position shall possess good verbal and technical writing skills and the ability to work independently on a task or as a member of a team on a more significant project


The Shugart site (named after Seagate’s founder, Al Shugart) is a research and design center. Easily accessible from the One-North MRT Station, many employees choose to take mass-transportation to work. Ample free on-site parking is also available. Being a purpose built building, The Shugart has excellent employee recreational facilities. Take an active break at our badminton courts, table tennis tables, in-house gym and recreation rooms. Our yoga and zumba classes are very popular. We also offer classes and interest groups in photography, gardening and foreign languages, and have various on-site celebrations, and community volunteer opportunities.


Location: Shugart, Singapore
Travel: None

















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