Microchip Technology - Roseville, CA3.7

Full-time | InternshipEstimated: $79,000 - $120,000 a year
Company Description
Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.

Job Description

The DCS division within Microchip Technology addresses the cloud, enterprise and server storage markets. As a System Validation Intern, you will join a team of highly skilled, technical professionals in validating state-of-art System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions with embedded processors, their real-time firmware, linux and windows drivers and customer tools. You will be part of a team that delivers test planning, test case creation and test execution in a highly automated testing environment.


As a System Validation Intern, you will be involved in designing, building and debugging system level hardware, firmware, drivers and software to test leading edge Integrated Circuits in their intended applications. Design work may include:

Test Automation via in house tools using Java, BeanShell & Shell scripts.
Linux and Windows Storage Driver development in C.
Develop, execute and document a subset of the suite of tests that will fully validate the operation of the SOC solution design. Tests will cover areas such as:
Basic Functions
Advanced Feature Functions
Error Injection
Multi OS support
Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems in embedded multi-core real-time systems.
Utilize state of the art logic analysis and protocol analyzers.
Utilization of test and defect tracking tools to document and report on validation progress and product quality.
Creation & management of system validation testing schedules and their execution.
Isolation and resolution of complex software & firmware problems in embedded real-time systems.
Effectively present technical information to small teams of engineers.

Job Requirements
Working toward a BS/MS in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering.
Experience/Knowledge of Java/C programming languages and at least one shell scripting language (Python/ Linux Shell/BeanShell).
Knowledge of key components of a server and storage solution.
Strong problem solving skills, communications and interpersonal skills are required.
Ability to quickly learn new technologies.
Excellent analytical, communication and documentation skills.


Experience working in Linux and Windows Environments and file system structures.
Experience with RAID HBA’s, SAS Controllers and their associated Software Testing Strategies.
Experience in storage protocol validation (SAS, SATA, NVMe).
Experience with protocol error tracking and injection tools. (Lecroy, Finisar, Quarch).
Experience with Computer System I/O hierarchies and interconnects, specifically with PCI-Express protocols and infrastructure.
Experience with Storage IO Generators (IOMeter, Medusa, FIO).
Experience troubleshooting server system hardware and networking infrastructure to root cause issues.
Experience working with cloud based storage such as Ceph, Swift or Cinder.
Know of host driver architectures in Windows and Unix.
Highly motivated, sets personal goals, and achieves goals without supervision.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Applicants with Disabilities
If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.