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SSD Validation Lead

Longmont, CO, US


Req. ID: 157161 


Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our dedication to people, innovation, tenacity, teamwork, 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 has a large R&D group in Longmont with focus on NAND Flash and SSD Product Development. Longmont is a key development center within Micron for the development of enterprise and cloud data center SSD’s. Micron is now increasing its investment in Longmont as it grows its enterprise SSD product portfolio. Micron continues to rely on building off the substantial enterprise storage expertise available in the Longmont area.

We are looking for a Validation Lead Engineer to join our growing Enterprise SSD Validation Engineering team. The Validation team works as an integral part of our enterprise SSD validation process, ensuring our products are on time to market and resilient in the field. You will partner cross-functionally and cross-site with R&D, Quality, Facilities, Production, and other engineering groups to lead validation efforts, collaborate in developing validation strategies, and execute validation deliverables.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of all facets of the SSD Validation
  • Manage interactions between engineering development teams and validation to ensure that any and all issues are worked to a rapid and satisfactory solution
  • Set up and manage a ‘Core Validation Team’ for product specific validations
  • Partner with various internal engineering teams as well as the Micron SSD Business team throughout the Product Life Cycle to improve the cycle time and customer quality of Micron’s Enterprise SSD products
  • Develop and design test plans to evaluate drive functionality
  • Continually improve SSD validation tests
  • Evaluate existing test plans against OEM specifications, RMAs, and customer feedback to improve test coverage and efficiency
  • Work with Applications/Marketing to stay up-to-date on OEM system requirements and test software
  • Ability to configure and run validation systems
  • Continually enhance, develop, and execute procedures to test the performance of SSD drives
  • Enhance, develop, and execute test scripts on host systems to uncover drive hardware and firmware issues with SSD’s

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline
  • 5+ years in SSD/HDD design, development or validation
  • Experience working at enterprise data storage system or SSD related companies
  • Detail oriented, analytical, process savvy, and customer focused yet flexible and adaptable to business needs
  • Experience working in and leading cross-functional teams
  • High level of teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced changing business environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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 bring to bear the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and improve 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 by completing our General Contact Form

Keywords:  Longmont || Colorado (US-CO) || United States (US) || SSD Engineering || Experienced || Regular || Engineering || #LI-RS1 || Tier 5 || 

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