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Staff Architect

Santa Clara Valley, CA, USA | Aquantia

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    1-3 years
Job Description:
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Be a part of a team defining DSP and LDPC architecture for next generation Solid State Drive (SSD) controllers.


We are looking for a key member of the storage SSD DSP team who can lead the development of new LDPC architectures, improved error recovery flow and help Marvell maintain its leading position as a provider of SSD controllers. You are, or striving to be, a thought leader in solid state storage field. You have a passion for developing great LDPC codes and always trying to make things better.


You will be joining a DSP team providing DSP architectures for SSD, hard disk drives, optical and electrical SerDes, BASE-T and automotive ethernet, and machine learning.


What You Will Be Doing



  • Investigate, evaluate and conceptualize new LDPC architectures

  • Provide support to firmware team on how to optimize LDPC decoder for different NAND and conditions

  • Evaluate and research new codes and coding methods such as polar codes, coded modulation, constrained codes

  • Investigate and propose solutions for intercell interference

  • Innovate new solutions to complex problems by collaborating with other architects, firmware engineers, digital designers, verification and validation engineers

  • Participate in SSD controller architecture specification

  • Support implementation from architecture specification, through verification and validation and firmware development

  • Present product architectures to customers and other architects (some travel may be required)


Education & Experience Necessary for Success



  • PhD or MSc in EE or equivalent field

  • 2+ years experience with SSD

  • Strong foundation of LDPC codes

  • Strong mathematical foundation, especially in Probability Theory

  • Strong background in Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

  • In-depth knowledge of NAND Flash memories and their operation


What Makes You Special



  • Knowledge of Communications Theory & general Error Correcting Codes

  • Strong programming skills in C++ and/or Python

  • Experience with AI and machine learning

  • Ability to take on a team lead position, now or in the future


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