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Product Quality Assurance Engineer

Manassas, VA, US


Req. ID: 244342 


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.

This position will be at Micron’s Northern Virginia facility in Manassas, where Micron will invest $3 billion dollars to expand production. As part of the expansion, Micron will establish a global research and development center in Manassas for memory and storage solutions primarily focused on the automotive, industrial and networking markets.

As a Product Quality Assurance (PQA) Engineer at Micron Technology, Inc., you will be responsible for Product Quality improvements through EFA [Electrical Failure Analysis] and Bench Characterization using Micron Internal Tools and technique for newer technology Products. PQA engineer goal is drive for continuous improvement of the quality of product delivered by MTV and exceed expectations of the business plan and external customers. This will involve interfacing with Fab Process Integration, Design Engineering, Global Quality and Product Engineering to improve Yields, reliability and manufacturability of products.

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Completing device characterization for improved operation and testability, and detailed circuit analysis to improve end-user performance and reliability.
  • Circuit simulation, failure analysis, assistance with both internal qualification and customer implementation, yield optimization, and Test program development at the wafer, component, and module steps.
  • Driving key deliverables and improvement programs for Micron internal quality metrics
  • Working in collaboration with multiple engineering groups including Process Module Area/RDA/Manufacturing to help identify existing containment action and work towards continuous improvement action
  • Applies advanced principles to detect and evaluate reliability issues.
  • Utilizes Failure mode effect analysis and 8D processes for improving product quality and continuously reducing the quality and reliability failure modes.
  • Proactively identify potential quality and reliability concerns, drive actions to mitigate, contain deviated material.
  • Applies advanced principles and past knowledge of reliability to evaluate and act on potential reliability issues.
  • Able to link Product layout and how it relates to process marginality and product testing.
  • Knowledge of Electrical device characteristics.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Understanding of layout and schematic cadence tool
  • Understanding of semiconductor device physics and operation and product reliability.
  • Understanding of electrical device parameters and their relation to the fabrication process.
  • Understanding of statistical methods, data analysis and data mining.
  • Understanding of semiconductor/memory chip reliability mechanisms.
  • Understanding of volume data extraction technique and analysis skillset
  • Problem solving ability and analytical thinking skillset

Education Qualification:

  • Minimum Degree Required: B.S or its equivalent
  • Academic Discipline(s): Electrical or Electronics Engineering
  • Experience required: Additional Semiconductor Experience would be plus but not must

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

Micron believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Micron recruits, hires, trains, promotes, disciplines and provides other conditions of employment without regard to a person’s race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, or expression, age, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, marital status or other classifications protected under law or Company policy. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members’ disabilities or religious beliefs and practices. 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 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, Fitness Center membership/Activity Rooms, 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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