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SSD Hardware Competitor Analysis Engineer

Date: Feb 9, 2018

Location: Boise, ID, US

Company: Micron

Req Id: 110744 

As a Competitor Analysis Engineer at Micron Technology, Inc., you will be responsible for researching, planning, organizing, and conducting technical reverse engineering projects within the areas of semiconductor process technology, circuit design and layout, memory architectures, memory operation and performance, and market competitiveness. In this position you will work with and support the efforts of groups such as Research and Development, Design, Manufacturing, Product Engineering, Marketing, and Legal. Projects are typically focused on, but not limited to, products and markets in which Micron directly competes.


Typical Activities and Responsibilities include -

  • Conduct Technical Reverse Engineering Projects
  • Perform circuit extraction and circuit analysis
  • Perform process technology evaluation and analysis
  • Collection and analysis of electrical characterization and behavioral data
  • Perform teardown, de-construct, analysis, comparison, and documentation of various semiconductor memories and end-user electronics
  • Publish and communicate results of reverse engineering projects
  • Maintain database and internal website


Job Requirements -

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related discipline
  • AAS degree – Electronics or Military equivalent (plus industry experience)
  • Fundamental understanding of semiconductor processing and manufacturing
  • Basic knowledge of mainstream memory technologies (DRAM, NAND, NOR, SRAM)
  • Strong foundation in transistor operation and CMOS logic


Desired Skills -

  • Experience or training in VLSI
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • The ability to thrive in both an individual and team-based work environment
  • Strong communication and organizational skills


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.
Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters.
To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).
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