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Director, SSD Validation

Hyderabad, TG, IN

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: 249984 


As a Director, SSD Validation in the Solid-State Drive (SSD) group at Micron Technology, you will manage a team of Firmware Test engineers, Product Validation & Compatibility Validation Engineers developing test and automation infrastructure to validate and verify firmware for Solid State Drives using NAND Flash memory. Test & Validation Teams are involved in designing automated white-box and black-box tests to exercise firmware functionality for new high-performance mass storage controllers. Your team will verify functionality, reliability, and performance requirements of Solid State Drives.

In this role, you will be required to lead your team to build a comprehensive test plan for the project at kick off, plan resources and budget and execute to your teams’ commitments to deliver those on time. In addition to tactical planning, the job may involve strategic planning for mid to long term improvements in infrastructure and methodologies used in testing Firmware to overhaul and improve efficiency and quality of the work done by your team.


This role requires frequent use of project planning, bug tracking, efficiency analysis and automation software and tools, through which you will supervise, demonstrate and report your team’s productivity and efficiency in achieving their goals.


Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Analyze test results as well as performance and quality data related to firmware development and SSDs which requires domain expertise in this field
  • Lead a diverse team of highly skilled engineers
  • Work closely with multi-functional team in project planning and execution which requires shown success in performing in fast paced highly dynamic environment
  • Manage Test development, test execution and test automation and reporting
  • Communicate challenges, solutions and mitigation plans to various teams and management, using outstanding communication of technical and non-technical subject matters
  • Maintain high performance and great morale in work environment, using skills, recruiting and maintaining top talent through highly challenging project curriculum



  • Minimum B.Tech/B.E in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science plus 15 years of relevant industry experience, M.Tech/M.E/M.S in these fields is preferred.
  • 15+ years of experience in the field of firmware testing and/or Product Validation.
  • 10+ years of experience in leading diverse teams ideally in multiple geos
  • 8+ years of experience in SSD or NAND Flash development industry
  • Deep understanding of Storage industry protocols such as NVMe, ONFI, USB etc.
  • Great grasp of test automation, testing methodologies and test tools.
  • Deep knowledge of Agile FW development, GIT development flow, Branch management and tools


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

Keywords:  Hyderabad || Telangana (IN-TG) || India (IN) || SSD Engineering || Experienced || Regular || Engineering || #LI-HN1 || Tier 5 || 

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