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Technical Program Manager

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
San Jose, CA 95002
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Samsung Semiconductor Inc. (SSI) is advancing the worlds technology. As a leader in Memory, System, LSI and LCD technologies, our US teams contribute to breakthroughs in 5G, SOC, memory and display. By seeking the diverse perspectives of our counterparts around the world, we collaborate to make a global impact. We are looking for team members who share our commitment to learning and growth as well as our desire to build personal connections along the way.

SSI is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley and is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the #1 employer in the world (Forbes, Oct 2020) and top patent-holder in the U.S. Want to advance the worlds technology with us?


Job Title: Technical Program Manager

Req ID: 40162

Location: San Jose


The Technology Enabling Development Lab (TED) Our core development focus is the host interface firmware layer that sits in the intersection of system software and flash management firmware. This key host interface firmware technology drives Samsungs breakthrough V-NAND technology and enables our customers to power performance-oriented, demanding, enterprise-class applications ranging from hyper-scale data centers, to big data processing, to software defined virtualized storage arrays and infrastructures.


The ideal candidate for this role would share our passion for creating and innovating new technologies, and thrive in a highly dynamic, fast-paced, results-driven environment. We are looking for highly talented, passionate, and versatile engineers that can create the next generation enterprise SSD solutions


  • Drive and manage complex engineering projects to a successful conclusion by working closely with internal and external resources.
  • Manage day to day engineering operations including team management, scrum, project planning, engineering escalations and prioritization.
  • Collaborate with various technical architects and functional leads to determine the best solution design/architecture based on customer workflows and requirements.
  • Drive the debug, optimization, and validation SSD firmware on complex embedded multi-core architectures.
  • Participate in ground-breaking advanced SSD storage development and research projects.


  • BS in Computer Science/Electrical/Electronic Engineering with 7 years of relevant experience in software or firmware or a MS in Computer Science/Electrical/Electronic Engineering with 5 years of relevant experience in software or firmware.
  • Requires 5+ years of experience as a project manager or technical product lead managing product development of embedded system devices.
  • Require experience as program manager facilitating and coordinating cross-site, cross-discipline technology development.
  • Requires experience with SoC architecture development process as related to storage technology.
  • Require experience with firmware development processes or firmware in a storage technology
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player, as part of a local and globally distributed team, for candidates with working experiences

Additionally, we look for the following universal qualities in all candidates:

  • Resourceful Achiever: self-driven and proactive, you apply logic and reason to effectively solve problems and manage risks.
  • Avid Learner: you eagerly take on new challenges and seek out opportunities to grow and stretch
  • Passionate Owner: you are energized by your work, taking ownership and delivering results without ego
  • Committed Collaborator: with a positive attitude and commitment to get to the best result, you welcome ideas from others and drive processes forward in an inclusive manner


  • MBA or a management degree is preferred, but not required.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or PMI PMP or similar certification/training is a plus.
  • Familiarity with one of the storage protocols, such as NVMe, or SAS is a plus.
  • Exposure to SoC architecture and emerging storage technologies is a plus.
  • Exposure to transactional modeling with frameworks like SystemC / SimPy is a plus.
  • Experience in development processes for embedded systems is a plus.
  • Good oral and written skills for communication and documentation of technical information
  • Is comfortable working in a multinational environment and understands how to leverage cultural diversity.
  • Ability to work well with internal and external customers



Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- one of the largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays. SSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is SSIs policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, and hiring decisions are made accordingly.

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Posted: 2021-03-25 Expires: 2021-04-25

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