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ASIC Architect

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Date: Aug 10, 2019

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Company: Micron

Relocation Level: Domestic 

 

Recruiter: Luong Phu 

 

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.

 

Seeking an ASIC Architect for Micron’s ASIC architecture team. You should have strong knowledge and experience with all aspects of the SOC design and implementation flow – including coverage driven verification, synthesis, P&R, STA, DFT, power-islands, floor-planning, CTS, IR-drop – and an understanding of how architecture decisions impact these flows. You will be responsible for developing, contributing, and leading ASIC macro and micro-architecture activities in our storage-based controllers. You should be highly motivated with strong communication skills, attention to detail, and quality oriented. Candidates with a take-ownership attitude will succeed in this role.

 

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

 

  • Reviewing product and FW requirements
  • Working with other ASIC architects and with system architects to define and document the feature sets and data/control flows implemented by the controller and each of its component IPs
  • Defining requirements for ASIC design, verification, and physical implementation teams
  • Evaluating area, performance, power, and ease-of-implementation trade-offs between different implementation solutions
  • Reviewing and configuring 3rd party IPs
  • Supporting other teams in the ASIC organization and reviewing their work
  • Supporting product teams with documentation, code-reviews, and silicon debug
  • Continuously finding opportunities for improving design quality and design practices

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering but Master degree preferred
  • 10+ years of ASIC architecture experience with strong knowledge of PCIe + NVMe and/or UFS in a storage application
  • RTL design experience in Verilog/SystemVerilog
  • Knowledge and experience in various aspects of SOC design, verification, and implementation flows
  • Experience with low-power design techniques
  • Scripting and Unix shell language experience: e.g. Perl, Python, Unix shell scripts
  • Ability to read and understand SW code
  • Understanding of CPU and memory architectures, datapath pipelining mechanisms, distributed system design, ASIC low-power implementations, clock and reset methodologies

 

Preferred Skills:

 

  • Experience with HW modeling languages
  • ASIC architecture experience in NAND based storage products (e.g. SSD, eMMC, UFS, USB)
  • Design/architecture experience with high-speed serial and parallel interfaces (e.g. PCIe, MIPI, DDR, LPDDR, ONFI)
  • Design/architecture experience with NVMe and/or UFS host protocols
  • Familiarity with automotive design and qualification processes are a bonus

 

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.

 


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To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).


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