Software Development Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
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Office: Maryland
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DataDirect Networks ( is a leading global provider of data storage and data management solutions at scale. We accelerate AI and High Performance Computing workflows and applications in data centers, private and public clouds, and at the edge. Thanks to our technology, over 11,000 customers realize significant efficiencies in their GPU and CPU compute farms, substantially reducing their data center power consumption and footprint. Utilizing highly optimized flash technology and AI-enabled software, our products power some of the largest and most demanding customers in the world in fields such as autonomous driving, AI chatbots, healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, energy, government, public sector, and research institutions, as well as generative AI and data analytics applications.

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: $65,000 - $75,000

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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