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Senior SSD System Architect

San Jose, CA, CA, US

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: 240872 


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.

Join us as an Architect who develops the requirements and models the expected performance of Client SSDs

We are a collaborative and small team of storage experts with a passion for innovation. Some of the key responsibilities for a Senior Architect are:

• Define detailed SSD product requirements and develop new product architecture specifications

• Generate new intellectual property, patents, technical presentations and/or publications, trade secrets 

• Model and analyze performance, latency, and power from host-driven workloads

• Mentor product core teams throughout the product development process with innovation and sound foundational development principles

• Maintain strong technical engineering relationships with customers, partner system architects and key technologists

• Work closely with external customers, gathering requirements and creating solutions as a trusted adviser

• Work with other architects, technologists, design engineers and engineering teams to ensure successful implementation and feasibility demonstration of new product concepts

• Evangelize new storage products, technologies, and capabilities

• Represent Micron at appropriate industry consortia, technical organizations, and technical conferences

• Identify and stay abreast of key technical trends and competitive landscapes within the storage industry

 • Influence different technical disciplines with reach spanning across geographic areas, organizational boundaries, and the industry

This position is being offered in Boise or San Jose

Responsibilities and Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Broad knowledge and experience in: SSD Architecture and Systems
  • Above average skills in:  Modeling, Planning and Communication
  • Demonstrated ability to: Collaborate with functional Groups including Firmware, HW and Architecture
  • Experience in:  Standards, PCIe, NVME, SSDs, Storage Architecture, NAND Devices

Qualifications and Skills include, but not limited to:

  • 10 years Storage industry Experience
  • Degree/Major: BS, MS or Ph.D in Electrical, Computer Engineering and/or related field
  • Deep knowledge of Computer System and Storage Architecture
  • Strong experience in Performance modeling and project Planning
  • Solid background in Product development and Cross Functional teams
  • Passion for delivering innovative solutions to difficult problems.

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.



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.


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

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