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Product Quality and Reliability Assurance Engineer (NVM)

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: 262948 


As a Product Quality and Reliability Assurance Engineer (NVM) at Micron Technology, Inc., you will deliver support for device qualification, failure analysis, and data analysis of NAND Flash memory devices. In this role, you will coordinate with multiple engineering teams to develop a best in class quality culture and drive improvements in Micron’s quality. You will be responsible for reducing variation and driving resolution to deviations. You will also provide support for field failure requiring root cause analysis and corrective/preventative actions using an 8D format, as well as performing risk assessments and disposition of deviated materials in volume production. You will also be asked to gain new product knowledge as well as develop and mentor new talent.

Job Responsibilities:

Lead New Product Qualifications

  • Define qualification plan
  • Facilitate and run qualification process
  • Comprehend failures and failure rate within the scope of the qualification
  • Perform risk assessment at all decision points within qualification cycle

Develop Product Reliability Methodology

  • Coordinate with research and development teams
  • Comprehend new NAND Flash processes/technologies for product reliability issues
  • Develop reliability tests to assess new NAND Flash failure mechanisms

Support Deviant Material Disposition

  • Assess deviation for NAND Flash product quality and reliability risk
  • Define evaluation(s) vital to mitigate risk
  • Facilitate and manage evaluations
  • Provide the disposition of deviant material

Provide Internal Technical Support for Customer Problem Resolution

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

Provide Expertise and Consultation on Quality-Related Topics

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


  • Background in semiconductor processing, device physics, semiconductor reliability, and device characterization
  • Knowledge of NAND Flash structure and operation, typical product failure modes, and reliability mechanisms
  • Strong knowledge of statistical concepts relevant to semiconductor quality and reliability
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to work with people from diverse technical backgrounds and be a team player
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office, scripting languages, and statistical analysis software

Education (Required): Bachelor/master’s degree

  • Engineering – Electrical
  • Related field of study

Experience (Required): 3 years’ experience in any of the following:

  • In Device Characterization, Device Physics, Semiconductor Processing, Semiconductor Reliability or a related field


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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