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Sr Engineer-NAND Cell Reliability - Systems Focus

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: 230142 


As Cell Engineer – NAND Cell at Micron Technology, Inc., you will be responsible for delivering the next generation NAND technology meeting the highest quality standards required by customers. You will be in charge of defining and understanding device requirements for NAND cells to successfully meet qualification criteria and system requirements.


You will be responsible for developing, communicating, and coordinating the execution of experiments to improve cell reliability with minimum impact on performance and to identify solutions at the system level to mitigate risks and adjust the requirements at the component level. You will be part of a cross-functional team to address cell deficiencies and Pareto items.


Your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Characterize NAND component and emulate system usage models to identify risks related to cell reliability and define solutions to mitigate those risks and enable earlier component qualification.
  • Perform NAND array bench characterization to identify and segment the limiting reliability mechanisms
  • Execute high volume experiments and analysis to validate usage models as well as process/trims solutions
  • Develop forward-looking technology and contribute to system algos innovation.
  • Update the management on the NAND reliability status and roadmap
  • Provide continuous feedback to process development, product engineers, and product specification definition groups


A successful candidate for this position will have:

  • Strong understanding of semiconductor devices and processes
  • Strong knowledge of non-volatile memory devices
  • Strong knowledge of statistics
  • Knowledge of NAND media architecture is preferred
  • knowledge of or experience on NAND systems is preferred
  • Coding skills (python/perl/matlab) to characterize and model cell properties are highly preferred
  • Experience with high volume data analysis methods is preferred
  • The ability to troubleshooting highly complex problems by applying creative solutions        
  • Solid communication and reporting abilities.


Preferred Education and Experience:

PhD or MS+3y experience


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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