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Strategic Program Manager

Folsom, CA, US

Req. ID: 238183 

Recruiter: Rodney Jenkins 



Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, resourcefulness, 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.


As the Strategic Program Manager in the Storage Business Unit at Micron Technology, Inc., you will be part of a team with multifaceted strengths responsible for delivering operational excellence through our Product Lifecycle process which will grow our Data Center and Client SSD market share.


You will be responsible for establishing and tracking programs from the planning phase through production and leading core team activities to achieve program landmarks. You will be leading a core team through resolution of conflicts and overcoming obstacles to keep the programs on track and completing key milestones. You will plan and keep an up to date calendar and schedule of key milestones and monitor several programs through the Micron Product Lifecycle process. The Strategic Product Planner will work across several program teams to communicate our schedules and products including the engineering technical program managers. A strong understanding or experience with NAND or memory product development processes will be very useful.


The Strategic Program Manager will also contribute to the development and implementation of processes for improving future programs in addition to maintaining a historical record of achievement decisions and progress to the program milestones.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Handling program plans and driving a core team to deliver on program achievements
  • Leading multi-functional product development teams through planning, development, qualification, and production ramp of new NAND components and SSD products
  • Communicate program status to partners and internal and customers
  • Anticipating issues and implement preemptive action plans and manage program change control and executive approval of plan changes
  • Setting and driving program schedules from plan phase through production and EOL
  • Evaluating trade-offs and executing program decisions with team and partners
  • Supervising progress against plan and work to resolve variance
  • Identifying and handle risks, leading change requests
  • Setting priorities for resources
  • Challenging and calling out program boundaries when they no longer make sense
  • Crafting, ratifying or proposing decisions regarding the program
  • Maintaining the program plan
  • Assisting Business Line Manager with program reviews for management
  • Coordinating post-mortem reviews for continuous improvements



  • Deep understanding of project management, planning, and organization skills, including ability to balance multiple projects at a time in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in a matrixed organization with several internal groups requiring ongoing updates
  • Experience in tracking and closing issues while working across multiple locations
  • Strong communication and team work skills
  • Proven eye for business and critical thinking skills
  • Nice to have experience in Team-Center and Sharepoint or proven understanding in Data Bases.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Industrial Engineering, Masters of Business is nice to have
  • Strong Project Management experience with 5+ years of relevant SW or HW in high tech industry


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, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world.


Micron Benefits

Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (Combined Sick and Vacation Time), Retirement savings plans, Paid maternity/paternity leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional development training, Workplace wellness programs, Micron Health Clinic (Boise only), Fitness Center / Activity rooms (Boise only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire.



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.


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 submit: Job Information Request Form to:


Keywords:  Folsom || California (US-CA) || United States (US) || SBU (Storage Business Unit) || Experienced || Regular || Project/Program Management || #LI-RJ1 || Tier 4 || 

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