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SSD Test Characterization Engineer

Date: Dec 2, 2017

Location: Longmont, CO, US

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 90901 

Micron is looking for an SSD Test Characterization Engineer with PCIe (with NVMe protocol) experience, to join the SSD Test Process Development group.  You will contribute to a team effort in taking solid state drives from design to high volume manufacturing. This will involve supporting design engineering leads and manufacturing teams in program planning and management of SSD manufacturing test deliverables.  The test characterization engineer works with other functional team leads and customers through technical customer managers to determine test process requirements. Once requirements have been understood, the SSD test characterization engineer works with the product development team to define tests utilizing drive self-test, tester software, and/or factory information systems to meet those needs.  Additional duties performed by the test characterization engineer include communicating relevant information with the design engineering teams, functional organizations, and the manufacturing teams, monitoring systems integration activities, negotiating deviations in plans and coordinating product relevant test changes as necessary to ensure outgoing product reliability.

  • Specific duties
    • Defining Test Methods
    • Correlating Bench Tests to ATE
    • Understanding of bench test methodologies and Equipment
    • Debugging software on Test Equipment
    • Coordinating Manufacturing Test Process activities between Hardware and Firmware teams
    • Qualifying the Hardware, Software and Firmware to meet Product Requirements
    • Identifying and Driving Manufacturing Test Yield Issues to closure
    • Analyzing Parametric Data to verify product goals are met
    • Transferring Manufacturing Test Process to high volume manufacturing facility
    • Manufacturing Test Process Training and Documentation
    • Drive self-test architecture and design


  • Qualifications
    • PCIe experience is required
    • NVMe experience is highly desirable
    • A minimum of 5 years of related working experience
    • Programming Experience in languages such as C++, C, Python and/or Perl
    • Strong hardware knowledge required; hardware knowledge specific to SSDs is preferable
    • Firmware experience on embedded systems highly desirable
    • Self-starter with ability to work independently
    • Good analytical and problem solving skills
    • Works effectively in team environment
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and complete in a timely manner
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
    • Relational database understanding
    • Willingness to travel (both in US and outside US)


      BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline required. 

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).

Keywords:  Longmont || Colorado (US-CO) || United States (US) || NVE (Non-Volatile Engineering Group) || Experienced || Regular || Engineering || *LI-RS1 ||

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