Security Software Engineer

Rancho Cordova, CA, United States


At Solidigm, we focus on exceptional innovation in NAND flash memory solutions. Solidigm technology unlocks data’s unlimited potential for customers with the most advanced SSD data storage products on the market today. Unlock your data with...

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Company Description

Join a multibillion-dollar global company that brings together amazing technology, people, and operational scale to become a powerhouse in the memory industry. Headquartered in Rancho Cordova, California, Solidigm combines elements of an established, successful technology company with the spirit, agility, and entrepreneurial mindset of a start-up. In addition to the U.S. headquarters and other facilities in the U.S., the company has international presence in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Solidigm will continue to lead the world in innovating new Memory technologies with aspirations to be the #1 NAND memory company in the world. At Solidigm, we view problems as opportunities to define innovative solutions that hold the power to change the world and unleash the potential technological needs that the future holds. At Solidigm, we are One Team that fosters a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture that embraces individual uniqueness and empowers us to bring our best selves to deliver excellence in support of Solidigm's vision and mission to be the go-to partner for optimized data storage solutions. You can be part of the takeoff of an innovative business that develops cutting-edge products, delivers strong business value for customers, provides an engaging workplace for its employees, and serves a greater impact on the world. This is a golden opportunity for the right applicant to join us and help design, build, and lead Solidigm. We want a diverse team of dedicated professionals who will not just be Solidigm team members but contribute to how we shape the future of the organization. We are seeking applicants who will grow and thrive in our culture; be customer inspired, trusting, innovative, team-oriented, inclusive, results driven, collaborative, passionate, and flexible.

Job Description

As a Security Firmware Engineer, you will be an integral part of shaping new security technologies for future Data Center SSD products.  These technologies will be largely centered around industry standards, such as NIST SP 800 series specifications that apply to storage devices, DMTF SPDM, TCG and others. Your areas of ownership will include: (1) research and pathfinding of new / emerging security  technologies, (2) Developing proof of concept firmware that demonstrate new capabilities, (3) Partnering with Security Architects to formulate pathfinding activities that influence product security roadmaps (4) Monitoring and (when necessary) influencing industry specifications, and (5) Collaborate with other Security, hardware and software teams to ensure new security features progress through the product development lifecycle.  This role will require strong communication skills, a solid technical understanding of storage devices, and the ability to do rapid prototyping.    


Here are some additional attributes required of a successful candidate:

  • Proven background in developing firmware in embedded environments
  • Ability to come up to speed quickly on new technologies, concepts, ideas.
  • Solid background in storage device architecture. 
  • Ability to provide technical direction for hardware and software component design activities and manage / track progress through implementation.
  • Collaborate with other architects and planners to influence the shaping of future security features.
  • Good communication skills across all organizational functions
  • Familiarity with existing security industry standards defined by NIST, DMTF, Trusted Computing Group (TCG) and others.
  • Solid background in cryptography and/or applied cryptography


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with 6+ years of experience in computer science, computing engineering, electrical engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum 2+ years of experience with cryptography and/or applied cryptography. 
  • Familiarity with security development lifecycle practices. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Well versed in industry security and cryptography standards. 
  • Previous experience designing and/or developing security hardware and/or software. 

Additional Information

For California, Colorado, New York, Washington, and remote roles: The compensation range for this role is $132,940 to $209,760. Actual compensation is influenced by a variety of factors including but not limited to skills, experience, qualifications, and geographic location. 

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Tags: Computer Science Cryptography Monitoring NIST Product security Prototyping

Perks/benefits: Career development

Region: North America
Country: United States
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