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Data Engineer - Technology Development

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Date: Aug 10, 2019

Location: Boise, ID, US

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 132206 

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.


Are you experienced in applying machine learning to Big Data, never-before-solved problems for industrial manufacturing at scale?


As a Data Engineer in Technology Development at Micron, we are seeking a Data Engineer capable of designing and implementing large data solutions from data streams and intelligent systems, including transforming, supporting, configuring, and enhancing existing data solutions.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • You will collaborate in data architecture.
  • Work closely with Data Scientists to employ techniques and theories drawn from areas of mathematics, statistics, and information technology to uncover patterns in data from which predictive models, actionable insights, and solutions can be developed.
  • You will interact with experienced Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Business Areas Engineers, and UX teams to identify questions and issues for data analysis projects and improvement of existing tools.
  • Enable data in structure and performance to help develop software programs, algorithms and/or automated processes to cleanse, integrate, and evaluate large datasets from multiple disparate sources.
  • Desire to grow career as Data Engineer in highly automated industrial manufacturing doing analysis and machine learning on terabytes and petabytes of diverse datasets.
  • Strong software development skills with one or more high-level client, object-oriented languages listed: (C#, JAVA, Python, Scala)
  • Design and implement optimum data structures in the appropriate data management system within Hadoop, Hive, SQL Server, etc to satisfy the performance and accuracy requirements
  • Identify and select the optimum methods of access for each data source (real-time/streaming, delayed, static)
  • Determine transformation requirements and develop processes to bring structured and unstructured data from the source to a new physical Data Model
  • Work with Data Scientists to implement strategies for cleaning and preparing data for analysis, to develop data imputation algorithms, and optimize performance of big data and machine learning systems
  • Identify and understand the data sources that are relevant to the business problem
  • Define and follow data quality objectives for the solution and data integrity
  • Translate analysis requirements into data requirements
  • Optimize table schema based on usage patterns. Actively participate in growing and develop the team of data engineers
  • Ensure that the data is fit to use for data science applications
  • Plan methods for archiving/deletion of information


  • Experienced in developing ETL/ELT processes using SSIS and/or Apache Ni-Fi
  • Significant knowledge of database architecture and tools
  • Experienced in Hadoop, Hive, HBASE, Spark (including tuning of data structures)
  • Fluent in relational databases design and SQL
  • Strong data validation skills
  • Experience working with streaming data
  • Excellent multi-tasking, time-management, organization and prioritization skills
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships from different disciplines
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be detailed oriented and able to follow complex procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to continuously learn and self-improve
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, develop, propose, and implement effective plans to improve overall efficiency
  • Demonstrated analytical problem-solving skills with ability to troubleshoot complex problems and address root causes
  • Proven ability to communicate and present technical information effectively

Education and Experience:

  • BS + 4 years professional work experience on a data science team
  • Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics

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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