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Customer Validation Engineer Manager

Longmont, CO, US


Req. ID: 177221 


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.


Micron is looking for a hands-on technical Manager to join our growing Enterprise SSD Validation Engineering team. The Validation Engineering team works as an integral part of our enterprise SSD development and validation process, ensuring our products are on time to market and best-in-class quality in the field. You will partner cross-functionally and cross-site with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, and other engineering groups to collaborate in developing strategies to execute validation deliverables.


Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Stand up and run customer test plans
  • Acts as the subject matter expert for validation on customer test requirements and results
  • Analysis of upcoming validation needs and research on data creation means to achieve
  • Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope and delivery dates
  • Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes
  • Utilize technical, project, and delegation experience to actively lead product test cycles
  • Constantly evaluate, refine and implement validation processes/methodologies
  • Lead and provide guidance to the validation team. Proactive in developing the technical skill set of the team members through training, coaching, with the goal of professional growth, improved job performance and career satisfaction at Micron
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts through the evaluation of validation trends, performance indicators, audit and stakeholder/senior management feedback, and corrective/preventative actions.
  • Enable shift-left efforts to move detection of failures from customer tests to internal-developed and maintained test frameworks
  • Provide input to the on-going development of in-house automation frameworks/tools


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in an engineering discipline or equivalent
  • 10+ years of validation experience, with demonstrated ability to design and implement world-class product test strategies
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Demonstrated ability to build and grow a team
  • Proven ability to inspire and lead change
  • Strong communication, facilitation, negotiation and teamwork skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to a dynamic, rapidly changing environment with shifting demands
  • Experience with Agile product development processes and project management
  • Experience with quality and process improvement methodologies and tools (Lean, Six Sigma, value stream mapping, FMEAs, DMAIC)


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/San Jose 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 by completing our General Contact Form

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