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PQRA DDR5 Qual Engineer

Boise, ID, US

Micron’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.  Join an inclusive team focused on one thing: using our expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we create help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can spark the very innovation we are pursuing. 


Req. ID: 267047 


Job Description

As a Product Quality and Reliability Assurance (PQRA) DDR5 Qual Engineer at Micron Technology, Inc., you will support qualification and monitoring of DDR5 memory products, help develop product reliability methodologies, and respond to product deviations as they pertain to quality and reliability. You will establish and enforce Quality and Reliability requirements such as specifications, Defects per Million (DPM), Failure in Time (FIT), and Lifetimes. In this role, you will coordinate with Engineering teams to ensure product reliability methods are in place and followed and perform risk assessments and provide support for manufacturing teams dealing with reliability issues. You will be required to gain new product knowledge in an on-going basis as well as develop and mentor new talent.


Responsibilities and Tasks


Conduct New Product Qualification

  • Define qualification requirements (specifications)
  • Comprehend failures and failure rate within the scope of the qualification
  • Perform risk assessment at all decision points within qualification cycle
  • Review qualification data and sign off that Qual requirements have been met
  • Issue internal product release notifications for Qual

Develop Product Reliability Methodology, Monitors, Metrics, and Specifications

  • Coordinate with research and development teams
  • Comprehend new DRAM processes/technologies for product reliability issues
  • Develop product reliability tests to assess new DRAM failure mechanisms
  • Coordinate/drive necessary specification definition on existing products

Establish and Enforce Quality Requirements

  • Establish and review Reliability Metrics
  • Establish and review Quality Metrics
  • Assess deviation for DRAM product quality and reliability risk
  • Define evaluation(s) necessary to mitigate risk
  • Review Excursion Analysis
  • Review Conversion Analysis
  • Communicate violations to defined release/acceptance criteria
  • Analyze risk to any violations
  • Communicate issues and corrective actions across all Micron products

Provide Internal Technical Support for Customer Support Teams

  • Assist DRAM RMA Team with analysis of returned material
  • Provide input on manufacturing history and known issues relative to customer failure signature
  • Perform additional data collection per customer request
  • Develop Reliability Process Monitor (RPM) plans
  • Assist with necessary corrective actions at manufacturing level
  • Comprehend field failure rates relative to internal failure rates

Provide Expertise and Consultation

  • Support Global Qual Meetings
  • On-board new team members
  • Train, mentor, and develop new talent
  • Provide part qualification data for internal and external customers
  • Interface with Engineering groups on quality issues
  • Obtain product knowledge





Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • Engineering - Electrical


  • Related field of study




Desired but not limited to


5-year experience in any of the following:

  • Product Engineering
  • Product Yield Enhancement
  • Process Integration
  • Global Quality



  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficiency statistical modeling tools like JMP
  • Familiarity with Python, Perl, HTML, or Java
  • Familiarity with Scrum methodologies and supporting software like JIRA
  • Familiarity with DRAM, VLSI (Very Large-Scale Integration), Semiconductor Physics, or Semiconductor Manufacturing. (Preferred)




About Micron Technology, Inc.

We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions. Through our global brands – Micron® and Crucial® – our broad portfolio of high-performance memory and storage technologies, including DRAM, NAND, 3D XPoint™ memory and NOR, is transforming how the world uses information to enrich life. Backed by more than 40 years of technology leadership, our memory and storage solutions enable disruptive trends, including artificial intelligence, 5G, machine learning and autonomous vehicles, in key market segments like mobile, data center, client, consumer, industrial, graphics, automotive, and networking. Our common stock is traded on the Nasdaq under the MU symbol. To learn more visit


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Micron prohibits the use of child labor and complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and other international and industry labor standards.


Micron does not charge candidates any recruitment fees or unlawfully collect any other payment from candidates as consideration for their employment with Micron.


For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form

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