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 apply for our positions.

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

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Location: Virtium Corporate, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA or Minneapolis, MN area

Department:  Engineering

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and validate high performance firmware for cutting edge industrial class SSD NVMe/PCIe products serving the telecom, networking, transportation, medical, energy, edge data center and industrial IoT markets.
  • Debug and resolve complex firmware issues occurring on complex embedded multi-processor architectures utilizing real-time operating systems (RTOS).
  • Interact with customers, factory process, marketing, product development and validation teams in understanding and defining firmware features and use cases.
  • Mentor less experienced firmware development engineers.




  • Knowledge and expertise in SSD firmware development with direct experience in one or more of the following areas:
    – NVMe protocol over PCIe.
    – Flash Translation Layer (FTL).
    – NAND characterization and management.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in embedded ‘C’ design and development.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Experience with JTAG/ICE debug and emulation tools.
  • Excellent oral and written interpersonal skills for communication and documentation purposes respectively.
  • Interacts effectively with others and works well as a member of a development team.
  • Motivated and possesses a strong work ethic.
  • Resourceful and absorbs/retains new information readily.
  • High attention to detail and organized.
  • Committed to personal and organizational continuous improvement.
  • BS degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering or Computer Science and 5+ years of storage industry firmware development experience.


  • Knowledge and experience in the Agile Scrum development process.
  • MS degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Knowledge and experience in a scripting language (i.e. Python, Perl etc.).


Location: Virtium Corporate, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Department: Engineering

Job Description / Responsibilities:

Virtium is hiring a senior engineering/design validation test engineer with experience in SSD, embedded system hardware and software design validation. This engineer will work closely across functional organizations including engineering, field application engineering and manufacturing, ensuring that Virtium’s products meet design requirements and specifications.

  • Create test environments, execute test cases and automate the recording of test results to improve product yield, quality and reliability
  • Develop tests based on knowledge of customer use cases document in test case management database
  • Provide test results data to support data sheets and product qualification reports
  • Perform root cause failure analysis and troubleshooting, creating 8D Corrective Action Reports
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of compliance, qualification, and compatibility issues for PCIe, SATA and USB SSDs

Embedded Computers, Microcontrollers, Board Level Design

Location: Virtium Corporate, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Department: Engineering

Job Description / Responsibilities:

Virtium is looking for an experienced hardware design engineer to be a critical member of the development team that will release our next generation PCIe/NVMe SSDs.  Virtium’s is a recognized leader in industrial SSD and the qualified candidate will lead multi-form factor development for PCIe/NVMe SSDs used in critical networking, telecommunications and industrial infrastructure.

Responsibilities include:

  • Schematic board-level design of latest generation of Solid-state Storage Drives (SSDs)
  • SSD hardware simulation, design and validation
  • Collaborate with field applications engineering, technical marketing and customer engineers to define unique SSD solutions and get them designed-in at customers
  • Define and develop new tools to accelerate SSD qualification and test – both internally at Virtium and with our customers
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of compliance, qualification, and compatibility issues related to PCIe/NVMe SSD solutions

Skills / Requirements:

  • Experience with hardware, board-level design using microcontrollers and digital/logic components.
  • Storage, PCIe/NVMe, SATA or SAS SSD design or test/validation experience a plus
  • Four-year college degree in electrical computer engineering or equivalent
  • 1-5 years industry experience, compensation commensurate with experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work with the design simulation software
  • Knowledgeable in the use of 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 listening and verbal communication skills when collaborating with customers and co-workers
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to challenge the system to affect an environment of constant improvement

Location: Virtium Corporate, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Department: Engineering

Job Description / Responsibilities:

Virtium is hiring a senior firmware validation engineer with experience in PCIe/NVMe, SATA and USB SSDs. This engineer will work closely with Virtium’s firmware development team to design and implement tests to validate SSD firmware functionality across multiple platforms.  Responsibilities include:

  • Develop automated test frameworks for SSD firmware validation and regression testing
  • Create test environments, execute test cases and automate the recording of test results to improve code functionality and enhance development process flow
  • Generate reports detailing ongoing performance and functionality
  • Collaborate closely with HW, FW, SW, and QA teams
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of compliance, qualification, and compatibility issues across PCIe/NVMe, SATA and USB interfaces
  • Quantify functional maturity of SSD firmware
  • Support first-level triage and debug of issues
  • Expand coverage across firmware targets

Skills / Requirements:

  • Minimum five years of experience in storage firmware validation
  • In depth understanding of firmware algorithms used in NAND flash-based storage devices
  • Experience with SSD firmware development, integration and validation
  • Strong programming knowledge and debugging skills in C/C++, Python equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of identifying, characterizing and documenting issues for firmware design engineers to resolve
  • Demonstrated ability to meet goals and fulfill schedule commitments
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Self-motivated and self-directed while remaining a strong team player
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to challenge the system to affect an environment of constant improvement

Location: Virtium Corporate, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Department: Production

Job Description / Responsibilities:

  • Operate SMT Equipment
  • Preventive Maintenance SMT and Production Equipment
  • 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

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

Department: Engineering

Job Description / Responsibilities:

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.

  • 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.

Skills / Requirements:

  • 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.

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

Department: SSD Design Engineering Team

Job Description / Responsibilities:

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.

  • 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

Skills / 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.

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 / Responsibilities:
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.

  • 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.

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

Department:  Software Team

Job Description / Responsibilities:
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.

  • 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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