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SSD Customer Validation Engineer

Date: Mar 4, 2018

Location: Longmont, CO, US

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 100101 

Micron Technology is a world leader in memory and semiconductor technology. We offer the industry’s broadest portfolio of Silicon-to-Systems solutions—starting with foundational DRAM, NAND, and NOR Flash memory, and extending to SSDs, modules, MCPs, ASICs, and other memory and storage systems solutions. We’re 37 years, 20 countries, 26,000 lifetime patents, and 30,000 people strong. Our team is transforming some of the hottest technology segments, including cloud, enterprise storage and mobile. Whether you are a SATA superstar, a PCIe pro, or a NVMe ninja, consider a career with Micron and join us at the forefront of technology’s next evolution.


SSD Customer Validation Engineer


Micron has a large R&D group in Longmont with focus on NAND Flash and SSD Product Development. Longmont is a key development center within Micron for the development of enterprise and cloud data center SSD’s. Micron is now increasing its investment in Longmont as it grows its enterprise SSD product portfolio. Micron continues to rely on building off of the substantial enterprise storage expertise available in the Longmont area.


Micron is also consolidating into Longmont all its enterprise and cloud data center SSD Customer Validation Test Lab and Support Center activities. The Micron Customer Validation Lab will host enterprise and data center customer’s validation teams to enable selection and qualification of Micron SSD’s. Micron is committed to being a leader in quality and in supporting our customer’s effort to integrate and qualify our storage products.


Customer Validation Engineer - Multiple openings  

Responsibilities and Tasks


Perform Test Development/Analysis

• Work with Applications/Marketing to stay up-to-date on OEM system requirements and test software

• Develop and design test plans to evaluate drive functionality in a system environment

• Evaluate existing test plans against OEM specifications, RMAs, and Customer feedback to improve test coverage and efficiency

• Identify and/or develop test tools to enable failure analysis and improve testability

• Stay up-to-date on the latest customer systems and applications

• Understanding of operating systems and testing methodologies

• Solid coding skills in C/C++, python or similar language.



Perform Product Test and Failure Analysis

• Perform product testing to evaluate and support new product development

• System level and drive level debugging using software programs, oscilloscopes, bus analyzers, and other diagnostic tools

• Install, modify and debug issues in a DOS, Windows, Linux, and Mac OS environment

• Drive issues to closure by interfacing/collaborating with other product development teams


Support Internal/External Customers

• Provide technical support (e.g. failure analysis, questions, etc.) to any internal or external customer as part of product development

• Provide technical knowledge and feedback to the SATA, SAS, and PCIe specifications

• Support customer and internal audits


Adhere to Safety procedures

• Follow established policies and procedures

• Recognize and resolve safety or environmental issues, including assistance to develop appropriate procedures and documentation

• Use available resources to complete tasks in a safe and efficient manner


Education Required

Bachelor’s Degree + 0-10 yrs experience in HDD and/or SSD testing

• Engineering - Computer

• Engineering - Electrical

• Related field of study

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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