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Date: Apr 16, 2018

Location: Milpitas, CA, US

Company: Micron

Relocation Level: Domestic 

Hiring Manager: Marc Hamilton 

Recruiter: Darlene Guilford 


Micron Technology is a leader in the semiconductor industry developing and manufacturing DRAM and NAND Flash products.  As part of the continued growth in non-volatile memory technologies, Micron continues to invest in the internal development of Solid State Drives (SSD).  As a Senior Systems Architect, you will work as an integral part of the architecture and product planning team to define storage systems for our customers. 
Your new responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Identify and define new innovative product concepts and SSD architectures
  • Maintain strong technical engineering relationships with customer/partner system architects and key technologists to identify and define new innovative memory products
  • Work with Micron technologists, design engineers, and engineering teams to ensure successful implementation and feasibility demonstration of new product concepts
  • Develop new product/architecture specifications
  • Help to choose concepts for feasibility demonstration
  • Generate new intellectual property and patents
  • Evangelize Micron's new products, technologies, and capabilities;  Attend and represent Micron at appropriate industry consortia, technical organizations, and technical conferences
  • Identify key industry technical trends and competitive landscapes;  Stay abreast of new advanced technology and architecture trends in the market
  • Modeling and analysis of Performance, Power and host driven workloads.
  • Generate System Architecture specifications. Provide System Architectural requirements to our go to market teams


Successful candidates for this position will have:

  • A minimum of eight years of design, product, test, support, system, or applications engineering experience.

Systems experience, including:

  • Experience in SSD and or HDD architecture, Design or  analysis and/or troubleshooting Operating systems:  Linux, Windows, VMware Device drivers & Firmware Storage devices Working knowledge of SATA, SAS or PCIe interfaces

Technical Skills, including:

  • Detailed knowledge of NAND Flash, Solid State drives, and or Hard Disk Drives
    • Storage protocols:  SATA/ATA, SAS and  NVMe
    • NAND interfaces:  ONFI, toggle, etc NAND Management:  error detection and correction
    • Storage Systems : RAID systems, Blades and Workstations
  • Demonstrated problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Highly organized, self-motivated, and disciplined abilities
  • Ability to work with other engineers across multiple disciplines, as well as customers of various positions


Ability to travel and be available for international travel

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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