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Date: Mar 13, 2018

Location: Folsom, CA, US

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 114382 

As an Engineering Technician (Lab Manager) in the Solid State Drive Group at Micron Technology Inc., you will be responsible for using a variety of skills to assist in the development, evaluation and validation of prototype drives.



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



  • Ensure a clean, safe and accident-free work environment by helping to develop, monitor and maintain safety protocols in the work area. Promote and adhere to practices and procedures in the labs including

                            proper PPE, lockout and chemical safety. Identify and report all hazards. Operate and maintain equipment and tools within safety guidelines.


    Engineering Support:

  • Work closely with engineering teams to build and evaluate prototype drives
  • Perform assembly piece-work as required to facilitate evaluation efforts
  • Collect pass/fail data under various test conditions
  • Computer system building, setup, benchmarking, and over-clocking
  • Present collected data in formal reports
  • Assist with debugging equipment and product issues as necessary
  • Build and deploy SSD test systems as needed to support engineering teams
  • Rework of SSD hardware inclusive of fine pitch soldering, assembly of adaptors, and rework of fine pitch BGA parts inclusive of re-balling and reflow


    Lab Management:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of Folsom site Hardware lab
  • Manage assets in the Milpitas site SSD labs
  • Insuring that all lab documentation is current and accurate
  • Ability to work in Milpitas two days every other week (min) while being based in Folsom
  • Responsible for maintaining lab compliance to Micron standards in Milpitas and Folsom


    Equipment Management:

  • Responsible for tracking and sending equipment out for calibration for all of SSD Engineering located in Folsom and Milpitas
  • Responsible for equipment check out and tracking in Milpitas and Folsom using Micron programs of equipment Tracking Interface, Equipment Library and MICAP
  • Support emergency and preventative maintenance for equipment used to test product during development
  • Keep an inventory of consumable parts for testers, inclusive of oscilloscope probes and firmware emulation connectors



  • Must be able to embrace shifting priorities and be adaptable to sudden changes in workflow
  • Must be able to demonstrate a focus on customer needs
  • Must be self-motivated with focus on quality, integrity and productivity as well as being interested in continuous improvement
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work independently or in teams, as needed
  • Experience in equipment maintenance, computer maintenance and networking preferred
  • Must have a high attention to detail, and be able to perform precise rework soldering using a variety of manual and semi-automatic solder rework tools on small PCBs with components down to a 0201 size
  • Must have experience in Linux, Windows and networking to support host systems builds
  • Must have experience with common electronics lab equipment
  • Must be able to read and navigate schematic and layout diagrams as well as datasheets
  • Must be able to travel and support regional sites as needed
  • Must have experience in designing circuits for in house tester development, conduct design reviews, schedule and maintain a project development plan,  procure components, build, test, and deliver a finished product
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds
  • Experience in basic programming languages and Cadence design tools a plus



  • AAS in Electronics Technology, Industrial Electronics, Computer Maintenance Technology, or equivalent with appropriate experience.


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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