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Job Details - Hardware Design Engineer - Fountain Valley, CA
Department: Flash Engineering
The Hardware Design Engineer will be responsible for the development, testing and qualification of Kingston Technology’s Flash products and Peripheral products. Responsibility will include user interface, as well as product research and feasibility study based on functions, features and specifications; test and verify design based on hardware and software requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Analyze and debug Flash products and Peripheral Products.
  • Troubleshoot to identify and isolate NAND Flash, Hardware and Firmware issue.
  • Determine root cause and identify corrective action.
  • Analyze and characterize designs via engineering verification testing
  • Utilize analog and digital hardware and software operating systems.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.
  • One to three years of experience in hardware design.
  • Experience with embedded MCU, Smart Devices Hardware, Intel and other computer hardware system chipset.
  • Experience with SAS/SATA/PCle interface protocols is helpful.
  • Test script development utilize any relevant programming language C/Java/Python/Perl.
  • Working Knowledge of the following:
    • Wired or Wireless product design implementation and product development.
    • RF and Bluetooth applications.
    • Gaming software, Smart Devices App with UI and UX.
    • USB mass storage devices and NAND Flash memory.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Windows OS, Mac OS, iOS, Android-based OS, Linux OS.
  • Ability to read schematics, data sheets, and understand electronic circuits.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organization skills with ability to successfully manage multiple tasks/projects and follow through with all assignments.
  • Strong problem-solving skills in a project team work environment.
  • Must be highly self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • Must be available for domestic and international travel.

Highly Desirable:

  • Knowledgeable of the latest Computer Gaming technology and trends.
  • Experience with Bluetooth accessories and audio technology.
  • Experience with software development, including Mobile Apps.
  • Computer Gaming knowledge and experience.

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