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Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Boise, ID, US

Company: Micron

Req Id: 126717 

Job Title: Surface Scientist - Technology Development (R&D)

Date: 11/12/18

Location: Boise, ID

Job ID:126717


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.


The Surface Laboratory Team within Micron Technology utilizes a wide range of state-of-the-art surface analysis metrologies to support R&D and production activities world-wide. Additionally, the laboratory is involved with development activities to maintain the metrology capability available to the Micron community at the highest possible level.


As a Surface Scientist at Micron, you will be responsible for performing surface analyses in support of Micron activities and collaborating with other Micron Engineers on a variety of R&D and production related projects.

Responsibilities will Include:


  • Use experience, initiative, flexibility, and problem-solving skills to resolve routine & non-routine issues
  • Interpret results and conduct quantitative analyses
  • Support manufacturing requests as needed using a variety of analytical metrologies
  • Establish clear and strong lines of communication allowing a quick response to customer requirements
  • Participate in and work with global, cross-functional teams
  • Communicate with colleagues regarding projects, procedures, troubleshooting methods, etc.
  • Drive to achieve results and group objectives
  • Execute projects within guidelines defined by management
  • Review data and direction with supervisor
  • Present reports and findings with appropriate conclusions and recommendations



Successful candidates for this position will have:


  • Knowledge of materials analysis through coursework or experience
  • Proficient knowledge of data collection and analyses to contribute to group objectives
  • Hands-on experience with SIMS
  • Hands-on experience with Hg Probe or electrical characterization (preferred)
  • The ability to thrive in both an individual and team-based work environment
  • Be self-motivated and take ownership of assigned projects
  • Capabilities and interest in instrument repair and maintenance
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office and instrument control software
  • Ability to work in a flexible manner that allows for changes in assignments and priorities depending upon the identified needs of the laboratory



B.S. degree in Physics, Material Science, or Chemistry Required


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.


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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