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Software Systems Application Engineer

Ryzen Solutions
San Jose, California, United States
December 07, 2018


Job Description:

Responsibilities include:

Provide guidance to OEM customers on properly integrating Broadcom’s storage products into servers and custom designs. Guidance consists of architecture reviews, schematic reviews, design-in support and training customers on product features and limitations.

Analyze, debug, & root cause issues found with Broadcom’s PCIe switch products and work with appropriate development teams (IC hardware, board hardware, firmware or software) to provide a solution.

Develop product documentation for use by customers implementing Broadcom storage products

Other duties include:

Develop software tools and methods to improve debug efficiency and customer satisfaction

Train field sales and support staff in the features and uses of Broadcom storage products

Occasional travel, some of which may be international


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering plus 8 years of relevant experience (or Masters Degree in related field plus 6 years of relevant experience).

Experience with system, firmware, software, hardware and PCIe protocol level debug

Experience developing and debugging C/C++ code

Prior experience in embedded SW debug or development (firmware, drivers, BIOS ) using PCIe technology preferred

Self-motivated and a strong self-driven learner who learns new technologies quickly

Good written and verbal communications skills

Strong interpersonal skills. Must be able to communicate technical solutions with the customer and internal teams

Strong skills in organizing information

Desirable, but not required skills:

Experience with SAS/SATA/PCIe protocols, RAID, ARM or PPC embedded processors, logic analyzers, and oscilloscopes