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Join the Virtium Team!

Virtium manufactures memory and storage solutions for the world’s top industrial embedded OEMs. For nearly two decades we have designed, built and supported our products in the USA – fortified by a network of global locations. Our world-class technology and unsurpassed support provide a superior customer experience that continuously results in better industrial embedded products for our increasingly interconnected world.

Virtium U.S. is corporate headquarters for engineering and design, manufacturing, support, marketing, worldwide sales and all other corporate functions.

Virtium Vietnam comprises a small group of dedicated engineers that do additional hardware design, PCB layout, firmware development, storage application software development, test data and information systems software development. The Vietnam team is managed and trained by industry professional U.S. technical leaders.

Virtium’s reputation as a true leader in the industry starts with its people.  Virtium employees are dedicated to conducting business under the company’s core values  of integrity, customer focus, quality, accountability and team work.

Our exceptional team of top-level performers is skilled, passionate and customer-oriented – always ready, willing and able to contribute to the growth and success of our business.

At Virtium, we value each employee and recognize individual contributions and accomplishments through a number of programs and benefits. Virtium encourages all employees to excel, and supports that by providing the tools and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Our corporate culture focuses on facilitating a positive work environment in which everyone has a voice and is encouraged to challenge the process and offer ideas for improvement.

Virtium is an equal opportunity employer, and offers a competitive and flexible benefits package including health, dental, 401K and a deferred profit sharing program.

If you are a talented, experienced and committed professional who appreciates and lives by our values, we invite you to email your resume and cover letter to careers@virtium.com.

What our employees say about Virtium:

“In my fourteen years at Virtium, teamwork and respect have always been the focus of the company’s culture. Good work and positive attitudes are recognized and appreciated, creating a satisfying long-term work environment.”

“I can always discuss new ideas or make suggestions for improvement, knowing that I will be listened to and taken seriously…no matter how ‘out there’ the idea may seem.”

“I’ve never been at a company before where the management focuses so keenly on catching people doing things right. It’s like a breath of fresh air.”

“I’m on the production line and every month the VP of Sales tells us in detail how the month went and how we made it possible. Here at Virtium, I know that I matter.”

Current U.S. Job Openings

Use the “Job Inquiry” section below to submit your resume.

Design Validation Test (DVT) Manager

Location: Virtium Corporate, 30052 Tomas, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Department: Engineering

Job Description:

Working closely across functional organizations including engineering, field application engineering and manufacturing, you have overall responsibility for managing DVT to ensure that Virtium’s products meet design requirements and specifications. Your decision will gate product release to production.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead the DVT team to accomplish SSD design validation testing.
  • As a working manager, assist the DVT team in product validation.
  • Provide test results data to support data sheet and customer qualification reports and review same for accuracy.

Skills / Requirements:

  • BS Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent).
  • Strong team leadership and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative and success driven attitude.
  • Experience in storage-related testing for product qualification using storage industry experience in various OEM products SATA, NVMe, CF, SD card and eUSB SSDs or equivalent storage testing experience.
  • Excellent failure analysis (FA) and logical debugging skills, and ability to conduct 1stlevel FA prior to transferring issue debug to design engineering.
  • Knowledge of best in class product validation practices.
  • Knowledge of NAND storage technology.
  • Knowledge product validation tools and software including Windows and Linux Platforms and scripting languages such as Python, tcl, bash, batch, C, C++ or C#.
  • Track status products in validation including Engineering Change Notices (ECN).
Systems Design/Application Engineer

Location: Virtium Corporate, 30052 Tomas, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Department: Engineering

Job Description:

  • Provide technical expertise via overall proficiency in embedded systems, software, and storage and memory solutions.
  • Assist the field applications engineering team in resolving customer design-in and field issues
  • Work with design engineering to test and validate product designs in target application environments
  • Define and/or develop tools to accelerate the qualification and test of all functions in Virtium solutions
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of compliance, qualification, and compatibility issues
  • Participate in new product development, integration, reviews and strategy sessions

Skills / Requirements:

  • Minimum three years of experience in embedded or computing systems
  • Expertise in standard, real-time, and embedded operating systems
  • Familiarity with high speed mass storage interfaces such as SATA, PATA, PCIe, and USB
  • Strong programming experience
  • Expertise using logic and bus analyzers and oscilloscopes
  • Strong logical analysis and debugging skills
  • Ability to read, follow and understand schematics
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership, meet goals and fulfill schedule commitments
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Strong technical writing skills`
Senior Principal Firmware Engineer

Location: Virtium Corporate, 30052 Tomas, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Department: Engineering

Job Description:

You will be responsible for developing and executing Virtium’s flash solution firmware development.  You will work as a principle firmware engineer team leader, hand-on execution firmware development involving algorithm development, emulation, simulation, modeling, coding, architecting and provide support our Fortune-500 OEM customers.  Your functions and responsibilities will grow to suit business needs and allow you to enjoy them most. 

Skills / Requirements:

  • Participate in architecting, designing, and implementing firmware for NAND solutions
  • Perform research and experimentation to gather data for algorithm development
  • Design and develop emulation\simulation\modeling systems to facilitate firmware development and increase firmware maturity
  • Analyze, evaluate, and prepare NAND solution controllers for development
  • Define testing and utility requirements to facilitate firmware development, firmware maturity, and production
  • Analyze and resolve complex system issues internally and in field and develop best practices
  • Work with firmware teams as well as non-firmware teams to ensure developmental progress
  • Define and develop applications to be utilized by external users
  • Travel to customers’ site to understand requirements and resolve issues
  • Travel to vendors’ site for development and business needs
  • Interface with offsite engineers and personnel and travel for face to face interaction as needed
Advanced SMT Operator

Location: Virtium Corporate, 30052 Tomas, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Department: Production

Job Description:

  • Operate SMT Equipment
  • Preventive Maintenance SMT and Production Equipment

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Independently operate SMT automatic assembly equipment: Screen Printer (Panasonic/EKRA), SPI (CyberOptic/Mirtec), Pick & Place (Panasonic/Assembleon/Philips), Reflow Oven (Heller/Vitronics) to produce high quality complex circuit board assemblies.
  • Responsible to setup, read and understand Set-up lists, Assembly Instructions, and assembly notes.
  • Prepare and load components to feeders
  • Familiar with the ESD handling procedures of sensitive electronic devices per ANSI/ESD s20.20-2007.
  • Familiar with IPC-A-610 Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies.
  • Identify manufacturer’s part number markings on various components.
  • Identify critical component features: Package type and Size
  • ROHS of non-ROHS compliance and compatibility.
  • Identify, document, and report non-conforming material.
  • Identify proper feeder type (8mm x 2mm, 16mm x 8mm, vibratory, etc.)
  • Recognize Sn63 and Pb free solder pastes.
  • Print solder paste on PCB. (From simple part to 0201, less than 15mil fine pitch and BGA packages).
  • Perform routine maintenance for production equipment.

Skills / Requirements:

  • Experience in SMT industry (minimum of 3 years).  And SMT equipment experience: Screen Printer (EKRA/Panasonic); SPI (Cyber Optics); Pick & Place (Panasonic/Philips/Assemble on); Reflow Oven (Heller); AOI (Cyber Optics)
  • Must IPC 610 Certified or Knowledge (minimum of 3 years)
  • Ability to be trained for equipment maintenance
  • Good computer skills, and MS Office

Current Vietnam Job Openings

Use the “Job Inquiry” section below to submit your resume.

Technical Managers

Location: EverRich Building, R1 Tower – 940B Ba Thang Hai St, Ward 15, District 11- HCM City, Vietnam

Department: Engineering

Job Description:

Virtium VN is seeking two Technical Managers / Directors for two engineering teams (embedded device and network applications) at the Vietnam office in HCM city. The candidates will work on the advanced technology for the industrial internet of things (IIoT).  They must be capable of providing strong technical leadership and hands-on working with engineering team in Vietnam to support Virtium US operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee a team of engineers for software development of embedded storage and memory devices or, network application development (AWS or other Cloud IoT).
  • Work closely with Director of R&D from USA to understand the project requirements, work with USA team to create architecture, software requirements and milestones, manage Viet Nam team to design, test and perform integration.
  • The responsibilities include day to day management of the project schedule, deliveries and due date for the project in Virtium VN.
  • Measure and monitor key performance metrics, including efficiency, productivity, lead times, quality, and delivery (annually).
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance, coaching to team members.
  • Communicate effectively with the different functions within VN and US.
  • Travel to USA for training or participate in the system design.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
  • Strong experience in software development.
  • Good writing and oral communication skills both in English and Vietnamese.
  • Leader, self-confident and ability to work with upper management. Must have track record of selecting, hiring and developing talent.
  • Must be able to lead and motivate engineering team. Success in managing through influence, persuasion, coaching and counseling.
Sr. Software Engineer

Location: EverRich Building, R1 Tower – 940B Ba Thang Hai St, Ward 15, District 11- HCM City, Vietnam

Department: SSD Design Engineering Team

Job Description:

Virtium Vietnam (VN) is seeking Senior Software Engineers to work in Vietnam’s office. Our team of engineers comprises of successful professional engineers who enjoy their jobs and the company’s healthy environment.

The Firmware Engineer will develop firmware algorithm, communication interfaces and NAND hardware interfaces for SSD products – from conception through debugging, testing and full release of products to market.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with our firmware team to develop tools/applications for Solid State Drive (SSD) products.
  • Work on full software development progress: analysis, design, implement and testing
  • Develop open source library/tools to communicate with storage device
  • Develop internal testing/management tools for SSD products
  • Receive tasks and report directly to US/VN team leader

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Proficient in C++, C#.
  • Strong knowledge of data structures.
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Programming.
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Design.
  • Ability to participate in system architecture.
  • Senior Level with solid background of Software Development, (i.e. Good Code Writer).
  • Ability to apply of knowledge to solve problems.
  • Demonstrated leadership in the development of complex products.
Design Verification Test Engineer

Location: EverRich Building, R1 Tower – 940B Ba Thang Hai St, Ward 15, District 11- HCM City, Vietnam

Department: Design Verification Test (DVT) Team

Job Description:
The primary responsibility of the Design Verification Test (DVT) Engineer is to support DVT team in working on the development of test scripts, executing the test cases and recording test results to improve product yield, quality and/or reliability in addition to supporting the development team and qualification activities for SSD products through identifying and debugging products failures. Duties will involve scripting, low/high level coding of SSD functionality and Performance, and/or Windows/Linux-based applications that are used internally to support the development of SSD products and its surrounding processes.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and developing test script for FW regression and test coverage
  • Perform regression and other test scripts for weekly runs. Work closely with peer team members to review and test core firmware algorithms and functions.
  • Create shell/python scripts to automate tests and parse log files and report test results.
  • Install Windows and Linux Platforms, running the test and maintaining validation tests and software suites.
  • Execute automatic and manual test cases for SSD products. Identify test failures, perform analysis and work with team members to support other relate teams in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA to obtain root cause and corrective action(s)
  • Track status on all firmware releases and follow through with the firmware development process. Communicate status to the DVT team.
  • Debug and analyze SSD/USB/CFC testing related issues and working closely with Firmware Development Team and related support teams to resolve each issue.
  • Communicate with team members, FAE and/or Firmware Development team to help explain the failure symptom and/or the system issue accelerator.

Skills/Requirements:

  • BS Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • Experience in storage-related testing for firmware and platforms using storage industry experience in different OEM products SATA, SSD or equivalent storage Firmware testing experience.
  • Scripting language background Python, tcl, bash, batch, C, C++ or C# experience.
  • Knowledge of NAND storage technology
  • Platforms: Windows and Linux environment.
Embedded Software Programmer

Location: EverRich Building, R1 Tower – 940B Ba Thang Hai St, Ward 15, District 11- HCM City, Vietnam

Department:  Software Team

Job Description:
Industrial embedded design software programmers with different levels of experience for our software development team – specifically for writing software programs centered around our SSD Storage Products. Both advanced and entry-level programmers will be considered and we will train selected entry-level programmers.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze requirements, design and develop embedded software programs.
  • Develop application software on Windows, Linux, QNX, and OSE.
  • Assist technical experts to implement advanced software solutions that address SSD challenges.
  • Develop and test unit and functional development

Skills/Requirements:

  • 2–7 years of experience in writing embedded software programs
  • Strong in C/C++ language programming
  • Past experience in micro-controllers and microprocessors
  • Experience with full development processes
  • Good English writing and language skills
  • Linux, Embedded Linux
  • Scripting language like Perl, Python
  • Qt development environment
  • Real-time operating system (RTOS), control systems, emulators, JTAG, debugging and test equipment

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