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Microchip Technology Engineer I-Software Development in Houston, Texas


Microchip Technology Inc. has an opening for an Engineer I – Software Development position in Houston, Texas. In this role, the candidate will work within the Automation Quality Assurance (QA) Level 1 group utilizing a custom QA framework and will be responsible for validating storage solutions in a fast paced, non-stop, automated test environment.


  • Help to design, develop, and maintain an ever-expanding automation QA framework and suite of test cases and tools used to validate a complete data center storage solution

  • Improve the efficiency and ability of the QA framework

  • Work with QA and Development teams to debug and triage both test case and product failures

  • Understand product implementation and expected product behaviors by reading specifications and source code

  • Develop test plans for validating new solutions and feature sets

  • Maintain servers and other hardware/software components used for continuous automated testing

  • Work with QA and Development teams to track and provide estimates for tasks by utilizing and following the Agile methodology


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

  • 1-2 years of programming experience in C++, and Bash Shell scripting

  • Knowledge of Object-Oriented Design and best practices

  • Strong analysis and debug skills

  • Experience working in multi-threaded environments

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience working with Linux operating systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Programming experience in Java and/or Perl

  • Working knowledge of relational databases

  • Familiarity with server storage technologies and concepts (RAID, SCSI, etc.)

Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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