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Principal R&D Probe Product Engineer

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Date: Jan 8, 2019

Location: Boise, ID, US

Company: Micron

Req ID: 123071 

Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses 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 Probe Engineer in Technology Development, you will develop test programs and testing methodologies to provide feedback to Process R&D on Si performance and failure mechanisms. You will work on Micron's newest devices and technologies, helping drive Micron's process technology forward. This will require you to work with many groups to ensure a testable device, efficient testing methodology, and an economic test solution. Are you excited by technology and science and want to help Micron transform how the world uses information?


Your job will include writing and debugging test programs, working with other teams to ensure full test coverage and Si characterization, and providing analysis of test results to drive process improvements. You will also be part of the team that defines the Probe Test roadmap, ensuring full R&D coverage and economic production testing. How will you help Micron be a global leader in memory?

Probe Engineering is a multi-disciplinary field, requiring knowledge of semiconductor operation, computer architecture, programming, and statistics. You should have a passion for hardware, software, and statistics as you will be diving into all three areas every day. Because Probe engineering works with many other departments, you should be highly motivated with proven communication and reporting abilities. Are you up to the challenge of growing your technical breadth and depth?


Responsibilities Include, But Not Limited To

  • Design new test programs for 1st silicon validation of new product/technology.
  • Optimize test programs by applying more efficient testing methods to reduce product test times and manufacturing costs.
  • Develop tools to help provide better analysis and insight of the terabytes of probe data.
  • Work with internal and external suppliers to develop and qualify new test solutions.
  • Contribute to the development of next-generation devices to achieve optimum performance, power, read window budget, and reliability.
  • Design and develop cell and array silicon characterization methods.
  • Define and improve testing methods to address new product and technology issues.
  • Work with Design Engineering to develop new testmodes (DFT) to improve overall testing effectiveness and efficiency
  • Collaborate with other engineering departments to improve overall product yield and performance.


Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of product engineering experience or product test experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of at least one memory technology.
  • Advanced knowledge of semiconductor testing, automated test equipment (ATE), and design for test (DFT).
  • Intermediate to advanced programming and program-debug skills, with C++ being the ideal area of expertise.
  • Self-motivated and curious.
  • Excellent data analysis, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to partner successfully with other groups to build strong peer relationships and meet customers’ needs.


Education Required

  • Position requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related discipline
  • A Master’s degree is preferred.


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 enhance 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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