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Product Quality and Reliability Engineer



Req. ID: 213966 

Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses the information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community.


As a Global Quality (GQ) Product Quality and Reliability Assurance (PQRA) NAND Quality Engineer at Micron Technology, Inc., you will provide support for electrical qualification programs, failure analysis, and data analysis toward qualification of next-generation NAND Flash memory devices. In this role, you will coordinate with multiple engineering teams to ensure appropriate product quality/reliability evaluation methods are developed and followed. You will define engineering evaluations and complete data analysis looking at the NAND cell array reliability.

You will:

Develop Product Reliability Methodology

  • Coordinate with research and development teams
  • Comprehend new NAND Flash processes/technologies for product reliability issues. Contribute to cell FMEA effort.
  • Develop product reliability tests to assess new 3D NAND Flash failure mechanisms.
  • Reliability Modeling for NAND Cell and array characterization
  • Come up with product reliability assessment from beginning to end of life NAND use for different market segments like Storage, Mobile, and Automotive products.
  • Collaboration with product and R&D teams to understand customer reliability requirements and align them with system-level solutions.

Support Deviant Material Disposition

  • Assess deviation for NAND Flash product quality and reliability risk
  • Define evaluation(s) vital to mitigate risk
  • Facilitate and lead evaluations
  • Disposition deviant material at an appropriate level

Provide Internal Technical Support for Customer Problem Resolution

  • Assist NAND Customer Team with electrical analysis of returned material
  • Provide guidance on manufacturing history and known issues relative to customer failure signature
  • Assist with vital corrective actions at the manufacturing level
  • Comprehend field failure rates relative to internal failure rates

Provide Expertise and Consultation on Quality-Related Topics

  • Support Global Product Qualification Meetings
  • Train, mentor, and develop new talent
  • Provide part qualification data for customers
  • Work with Engineering groups on quality issues
  • Acquire product knowledge


PhD, or Masters’ Degree

  • Electrical Engineering, Device Physics, or Related field of study



You will have:

  • 3 years’ experience (or PhD related study) in any of the following:
  • In Device Characterization, Device Physics, Semiconductor Processing, Semiconductor Reliability or a related field
  • Knowledge of NAND Flash structure and operation, typical product failure modes, and reliability mechanisms
  • Solid understanding of statistical concepts relevant to semiconductor quality and reliability
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Background in computer programming &scripting language like PERL, PYTHON
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to work with people from diverse technical backgrounds and be a great teammate

About Us

As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands — Micron, Crucial and Ballistix — we offer the industry’s broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today’s major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPoint™ memory. Our solutions are purpose-built to leverage the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and improve communication around the world.

Micron Benefits

Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (Combined Sick and Vacation Time), Retirement savings plans, Paid maternity/paternity leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional development training, Workplace wellness programs, Micron Health Clinic (Boise only), Fitness Center / Activity rooms (Boise only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire.




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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