Senior Software Development Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
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Office: Maryland
United States
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The Data Direct Networks Technology Center located in Maryland is seeking a Senior Software Development Engineer - SFA to design, develop and maintain embedded storage firmware for our SFA product line. The ideal candidate will be involved with all aspects of the embedded software development process and will work with other engineers collaborating on the architecture, design and implementation of storage system features and new storage platforms.

Job Description


  • Design, develop, and test firmware features for the SFA storage controllers.
  • Isolate and resolve defects.
  • Collaborate with local and remote team members.
  • Be involved with all phases of the development life cycle including design documentation and unit test implementation as required.
  • Be involved with the design of new SFA platforms.


  • BS or MS in computer science or electrical engineering or related discipline, or comparable experience.
  • Experience with embedded firmware development.
  • Experience with C and Linux programming.
  • Knowledge of PCIe (PCI Express), SCSI, and RAID technologies is desirable.
  • Strong team player with good oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.


Salary range: $115,000 - $145,000


DataDirect Networks ( is a world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high-growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.


DDN Core Characteristics

DDN has a very strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities: 


Self-Starter - Takes independent action to identify and solve problems. Seeks out relevant information needed to make decisions. Gets involved with new initiatives. 

Success/Achievement Orientation - Delivers quality results consistently. Targets, achieves (or exceeds) measurable results. Sets challenging goals, focuses on critical priorities, and is accountable. 

Problem Solving - Recognizes problems and responds with a systematic assessment that identifies and addresses cause of issue. Practical, realistic, and resourceful. 

Innovative - Builds and improves key business processes that enhance the effectiveness of DDN. Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, and solves problems creatively.


DataDirect Networks, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, sex stereotyping, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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