About Us

Focused on Bringing
Compute to Data

The company is led by a seasoned executive team that helped deliver the world’s first enterprise storage SSD and shape the storage industry, with decades in leadership positions with storage companies such as Western Digital, STEC, ST Micro, M-Systems, Micron, and Broadcom.

Investors

Alcor Micro Corporation is a Publically traded, Taiwanese based fabless IC Semiconductor Company with 22 years of Design & global operations experience. Alcor Micro Group companies develop innovative chipset solutions ranging from smart I/O devices & controllers, multimedia solutions, and flash storage solutions for global brand/OEM/ODM customers. For more information – http://www.alcormicro.com/

BGV is an early-stage venture capital firm with deep Silicon Valley roots, with an exclusive focus on enterprise technology opportunities in global markets. Comprised of an experienced partnership team of global operating executives and investors, BGV is often the first and most active institutional investor in a company. For more information: visit http://www.benhamouglobalventures.com/

Orange Digital Ventures detects and supports early-stage start-ups. Orange Digital Ventures supports start-ups focused on new connectivity services, corporate cloud and data services, payments and the internet of things. It supports start-ups worldwide. http://www.digitalventures.orange.com/

Founded in 1982 in Silicon Valley, Partech Ventures is a global investment firm with a team spread across offices in Paris, Berlin, San Francisco and Dakar. Partech Ventures partners with entrepreneurs at the seed, venture and growth stages. Learn more about Partech Ventures at http://www.partechventures.com/

For 35 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. With commercial, international and private banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators. Learn more at http://www.svb.com/

The investment team leverages its combination of operating and fundamental investing experience to construct a differentiated portfolio of individual long and short investment ideas with the objective of generating alpha and absolute returns on both sides of the portfolio. Learn more at https://migcap.com/

Western Digital Capital partners with innovative startups that improve how data is generated, saved, managed, and consumed. We provide the capital, expertise and connections required to scale the organizations of tomorrow. Learn more at https://www.westerndigital.com/company/western-digital-capital

Bringing intelligence to storage

Technology Partners

We are searching for variety
of talents to join NGD Systems

Bring your talent and skills to NGD Systems and we'll help you take your career to greater heights.
Join our team in California and enjoy an exciting work environment where you can be the best you.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Firmware Engineer

JOB DUTIES

NGD Systems is introducing a new class of Solid State Drive (SSD) that is In-Situ enabled, and truly brings intelligence to storage. That effort needs a Principal Firmware Engineer to help develop high-performance controller firmware for this innovative non-volatile storage system that incorporates advanced compute capabilities. In this position, you will create firmware for NGD’s proprietary storage controllers and help us realize its maximum potential from a performance, capacity, and power perspective. In our collaborative environment, you’ll work with other firmware engineers, our ASIC team, and the hardware, test and validation groups, solving cross-functional design issues and introducing new and innovative code. For this role, you must have a high level of self-motivation and dedication, have the ability to work well in a small, team-based environment, multitask effectively, and apply excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work in partnership with the architectural team to define the overall FW strategy and then work to implement and test the FW solution
  • Interpret system architecture into subcomponent modules to be realized in firmware
  • Ensure that the firmware is delivered at the highest quality level, utilizing an Agile like approach of iterative, test-driven development and continuous integration
  • Mentor and educate the team, providing technical input, and work effectively inside and outside the group
  • Developing structured source code targeting the embedded environment associated with state of the art memory
  • Performing design verification using a variety of verification methods, including simulation, FPGA prototyping, and product testing
  • Focusing on firmware quality in the system and the target application
  • Using analysis equipment or software to address functional or performance issues within the firmware and hardware in test environments or target host systems

Requirements: Successful candidates for this position must have:

  • The ability to work well in a team-based environment
  • The ability to multitask effectively in fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A high level of self-motivation, and dedication
  • Proficiency debugging an embedded firmware application
  • The ability to find creative solutions to difficult problems
  • Proficiency in using development tools and Integrated Development Environments (IDE’s)
  • The ability to analyze complex firmware and hardware issues
  • A high level of skill in problem re-creation and trapping as well as identifying and optimizing performance of critical algorithms
  • Hands-on experience in firmware development and verification, system failure analysis, and problem solving
  • A working knowledge of digital hardware design and test equipment such as protocol analyzers, logic/bus analyzers and scopes, is optional but highly desired

Education:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science, with minimum of 5 years of experience, or
  • MS in similar disciplines with three years of experience.

To apply, send your resume to: hr@ngdsystems.com

We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members’ disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Hardware Engineer

JOB DUTIES

NGD Systems is introducing a new class of Solid State Drive (SSD) that is In-Situ enabled, and truly brings intelligence to storage. That effort needs a Senior Hardware Engineer to help develop high-performance electronics for this innovative non-volatile storage system. In this position, you will help create the electronic subsystems and PCBAs on which proprietary NGD storage controllers are employed and help us realize their maximum potential from a performance, capacity, and power perspective. In our collaborative environment, you’ll work with other hardware engineers, our ASIC team, and the firmware, test and validation groups, solving cross-functional design issues and introduce new and innovative platforms. For this role, you must have a high level of self-motivation and dedication, have the ability to work well in a team-based environment, multitask effectively, and apply excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Define requirements for electronic subsystems
  • Publish and maintain (PCB) layout and design guidelines while considering feasibility, functionality, cost, and time to market
  • Develop electronic circuits using simulation/modeling tools to achieve best in class metrics for signal integrity, emissions, and susceptibility
  • Work with the PCB layout group to achieve technically robust and cost-efficient board layouts
  • Identify and resolve cross-functional development issues
  • Define and approve changes to printed circuit boards and assemblies
  • Responsible for Bill of Materials (BOM’s) for all builds from concept to early production
  • Participate in the integration of electronics, firmware, and mechanical components during the development of new products
  • Lead for Failure Analysis and reporting, including resolution of issues found in validation testing
  • Recommend appropriate technical tradeoffs in product design
  • Participate in the conceptual and architectural definition of new products

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS +3 or more yrs. related experience, or MS +1 or more yrs. related experience
  • Experience in digital and analog electronic design for high volume manufacturing
  • Previous direct experience with SSD or storage products
  • Experience with Cadence schematic, layout and simulation tools a plus

Detailed knowledge of power supply design and simulation a plus

To apply, send your resume to: hr@ngdsystems.com

We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members’ disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Software Engineer

JOB DUTIES

SALARY

$100,000 per year

JOB DUTIES

Develop high-performance software, applications and drivers for a new class of storage with embedded compute capability. Modification of embedded controller firmware for an innovative non-volatile memory system with advanced storage and compute capabilities; Assist in evaluating, designing, and building application environments and interface protocols for new high-performance storage products based on SoC and FPGA designs; Work closely with firmware engineers, firmware test engineers, ASIC engineers, system hardware design engineers, product engineers, and production engineers to solve cross-functional design issues; Demonstrate functionality and trouble-shoot implementation issues with prospects requiring computational storage capability; and application development on Intel CPUs (Pentium and Xeon) using Microsoft or Linux operating systems. Limited domestic and international travel, up to 15 days total annually, to perform demos and implement systems at customer sites, including debug.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Electronics Engineering, or closely related field or foreign equivalent; Two years of experience in computer networking, including interconnect schemes, packet inspection and security protocols; Two years of direct experience performing administration tasks as well as developing applications and drivers in operating systems, including Microsoft, Unix, and Linux. One year of experience in using scripting and programming languages, including PERL, TCL and C/C++.

To apply, send your resume to: hr@ngdsystems.com

We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members’ disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Regional Sales Manager

JOB DUTIES

LOCATION

San Jose

ORGANIZATION

NGD Systems is a leading global provider of Storage technologies and solutions tailored to meet the high-performance, high reliability needs of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), hyperscale datacenters, and Enterprise end users.

With headquarters in Irvine, California; NGD Systems leverages hundreds of man years of Storage industry knowledge and experience to deliver the industry’s highest capacity, lowest power, and world’s first scalable Computational Storage SSD’s to our customers. NGD’s mission is to provide the world’s highest level of quality, reliability and innovation to our customers while delivering them the ability to broadly deploy Computational Storage in a scalable NVMe environment.

For more information, visit NGD’s web site at www.ngdsystems.com.

OBJECTIVE

Reporting to the VP of Sales, the Regional Sales Manager will be responsible for working with NGD management to develop and implement a successful sales strategy for the complete line of NGD Systems products and solutions. The primary objective of this position will be to manage the technical sales collaboration with our customers Design, Platform, Infrastructure, and/or Product engineering teams. The target markets will include large established Internet and Cloud properties, CDN and content providers, AI/ ML technology providers, as well as established Enterprise and Edge end users. The successful candidate(s) will have storage experience and be self-motivated with a passion for success in bringing new technologies to market. This role will bring together exceptional sales skills and tactical excellence to meet and ultimately exceed aggressive revenue targets as part of the broader sales team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Regional Sales Manager will be responsible for the following :

  • Proactive and consistent engagement of customer engineering organizations in a pre-sales role to facilitate understanding of customers business problems and potential technical solutions to those problems using Computational Storage and NVMe SSD’s.
  • Close collaboration with internal resources in development of account strategy,product intersection points, and technical readiness to execute to design win realization.
  • Relationship building within customer communities to build advocacy for NGD Systems brand within customer organizations.
  • Intelligence gathering and feedback to NGD Systems engineering on customer technical requirements, competitive positioning, and roadmap intersect points.
  • Active engagement with customer thought leaders around emerging standards, technology directions, and platform evolution with an expectation of influencing customer directions toward NGD products.
  • Coordination with internal technical resources to insure customer needs are well understood and technical plans generated to support successful ramp of customer with NGD products.
  • Development and maintenance of positive relationships at the Executive level within customer communities. Target is one or more Executive sponsors within the customers technical organization.
  • Drive NGD Systems product development and customer technical community to common roadmap intersection point that lead to design wins and start of active qualification for NGD products and solutions.

EXPERIENCE

Five or more years relevant experience working as part of a technical sales team calling on large established Internet and Cloud properties, CDN and content providers, AI/ML technology providers, as well as established Enterprise and Edge end users. Background in common Enterprise SW applications (database, search, SDS, etc.) or similar technical environment with strong preference to SSD based sales experience. Should include extensive demonstrable technical and sales skills showing history of individual development and relationship successes.

Significant knowledge and background in storage technologies, deployment models, and application spaces used in OEM and Enterprise environments.

Consistent delivery of exceptional results in a fast-paced, complex sales environment. Robust knowledge and understanding of both technical and sales process as well as customer psychology.

Substantiated history of successful customer interaction and results in technology markets.

Ability to efficiently track multiple, complex projects and relationships. Capable of adapting communication and style for individual needs to obtain peak performance and results.

PROFILE

Able to synthesize information from a variety of internal and external sources and to translate that data into effective and actionable plans.

Highly ethical individual with uncompromising integrity. Analytic and strategic with excellent judgment and management ability. Line-driven, enthusiastic and energetic.

Capable of thriving in fast paced environment with multiple stakeholders and expectation points. Must be able to effectively manage expectations comfortably and effectvely across mutliple domains.

Detail-oriented individual with exceptional communication, listening and problem analysis/resolution skills; adept at managing multiple projects and demands simultaneously.

Recognizes own fallibility; accepts responsibility for mistakes; able to improve indvidual performance in response to feedback.

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline strongly preferred.

To apply, send your resume to: sales@ngdsystems.com

We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members’ disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

355 Goddard, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92618

For Sales Inquiries:

sales@ngdsystems.com

For General Inquiries:

info@ngdsystems.com