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R&D Yield Enhancement Engineer - Physical Failure Analysis

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Date: Jun 4, 2019

Location: Boise, ID, US

Company: Micron

Relocation Level:  YES

Hiring Manager: Michael Dao

Recruiter:  Mandy Kayler 


Micron Technology's vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our dedication to people, innovation, tenacity, teamwork, 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.


Micron Technology, Inc. is seeking a Yield Enhancement Physical Failure Analysis Engineer to be responsible for providing yield analysis for next-generation Micron products. In this meaningful role, the identification and communication of yield issues and assisting with the root cause analysis for process deviations. You will provide analysis of probe, parametric, and fabrication data through electrical and visual characterization to identify the sources of failure on memory devices. You will provide an analysis of process experiments, assist with identification of yield excursions, and assist with the identification of yield excursions. You will also help support the transfer of physical failure analysis processes into production. This includes supporting yield enhancement and analysis teams around the world and training them in the latest techniques and methods of production.


  • Work with other engineering teams to resolve testing issues
  • Support and develop new tools and techniques to localize and identify device failures
  • Recognize, identify, and raise awareness of process issues to appropriate teams
  • Attend necessary meetings and present results to process and integration teams
  • Possibly travel to manufacturing sites during transfer of next-generation processes, using the latest data analysis techniques and methods


  • Intermediate understanding of device physics as well as familiarity with semiconductor manufacturing and the fabrication processes areas involved
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills, high motivation, and a strong work ethic so you will be able to work independently once trained.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Good computer skills, including a working knowledge of Windows, JMP statistic software, and Microsoft Office are also required.

Additional skills preferred, but not required include:

  • One-to-three years’ work experience with volatile/non-volatile memory
  • Knowledge of memory architecture and cell operation and related topics
  • Theory and/or operation of scanning electron microscopes (SEM), focused ion beam (FIB), and emission microscopes.


  • MS or Ph.D. in one of the following disciplines: Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering, Physics, or related field or
  • BS degree in the above disciplines with 5 years' industry-related experience


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, accelrate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world. 


Micron Benefits

Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (combined sick-leave and vacation time), Retirement Savings Plan, Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development Training, Workplace Wellness Program, Micron Health Clinic (Boise only), Fitness Center/Activity Rooms (Boise only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress Attire.

It has been and will continue to be the policy of Micron to administer all human resource actions and benefits without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran's or other legally-protected status. 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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