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Non-Volatile Memory Quality Reliability Assurance SSD Test Engineer

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Boise, ID, US

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 126365 

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 NVMQRA (Non-Volatile Memory Quality Reliability Assurance) SSD Test Engineer at Micron Technology, Inc., you will be responsible for developing, debugging and maintaining test programs for use in the various facets of the QRA processes. You will analyze and resolve failures that are generated by these programs. In this role you will work with various engineering groups to evaluate and implement corrective action and with Production to provide support. You will be required to modify, write, and maintain code that runs on automated equipment to verify the reliability of the device-under-test (DUT) to a given set of conditions. You may also participate in the design and checkout of the hardware that is used to interface between the tester and the DUT.         


Responsibilities and Tasks

Develop, Support, and Maintain Quality Reliability Test Solutions

                •  Develop specific tests flows to meet customer reliability and design validation requirements.

                •  Optimize test flows for maximum alignment with design and test equipment capabilities.

                •  Ensure availability of Test program for engineering and qualification support

                •  Create and maintain documentation (flowcharts, users guide, developers guide)

                •  Ensure validation of test, tester, and data system solutions

Perform Device Reliability and Characterization

                •  Identify product Technical Spec Matrix (TSM) and datasheet parameters to characterize.

                •  Validate a device’s margin to spec.

                •  Characterize the Test environment and identify best known solution

Analyze Test Failures to Determine the Actual Cause of Failure

•  Work with other engineering team to find root-cause and resolution of device failure by   utilizing tools like tester, oscilloscope, logic and BUS protocol analyzer.

                •  Provide failure documentation to engineering teams (JIRA, SharePoint, OneNote, SVN logs)

                •  Modify test flows for failure isolation, replication, and fix validation

Provide SSD QRA Test Environment Support

•  Troubleshoot problems and identify opportunities to improve process efficiency (automation, reporting, training).

                •  Provide qualification tools, references, and software.

•  Sustain activities to keep qualification and testing in alignment with requirements (scope, schedule, costs, resources)

                •  Facilitate site alignment through correlation, review, documentation, and training


Provide Quality Reliability Software Support

                •  Generate customized engineering test flows for experiments and evaluations.

                •  Develop software tools for analyzing reliability test data and failure modes.

                •  Proliferate software solutions to global testing sites




Bachelors Degree

•  Engineering - Computer                          

•  Engineering - Electrical

•  Related field of study




1 year experience in any of the following:

•  *C++, Python or Java programming skills *Knowledge in digital systems and logic *Basic knowledge with operating systems and file systems              


2-5 years experience in any of the following:

•  *Memory or disk drive industry experience *Knowledge on testing methodology, test equipment, and interface protocols (SAS, SATA, PCIe) *Strong understanding of object-oriented design principles *Database structure and administration, SQL        



                •  The ability to handle multiple tasks while meeting project deadlines   

                •  The ability to work independently      

                •  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills         



Travel Required?

•  Yes

Travel Details     Travel Frequency

as needed           Travel Duration

Not Specified     Travel Type




•  Production Floor (Non-Cleanroom), Lab, Office                              Shift

•  8+ hour shift, 5 days a week,


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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