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Director, NVEG PE

San Jose, CA, US

Req. ID: 145344 

Recruiter: Reggie Smith 

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.


At Micron, we are transforming our portfolio with cutting edge RG 3D NAND. The pace is fast, teamwork occurs on a regular basis, and innovation is encouraged. As a Non-Volatile Engineering (NVE) NAND Product Engineering Director of Product Development at Micron Technology, Inc., you will lead a forward-thinking team of engineers to solve complex problems. You will be responsible for setting the direction of product development in this highly visible and influential role and coordinating necessary resources across product priorities. As a Director, you will lead and develop a team of Product Development Engineers and Managers by mentoring, establishing goals, providing career development, and managing performance.


In this role, you will direct the development of a NAND product from pre-Silicon through performance/reliability optimization, design validation, qualification, and enablement of various system solutions. This role will work closely with technology development, device, design, test, quality, system development, and manufacturing teams. You will also act as a product-specific point of contact for executives, senior leadership, manufacturing, marketing and planning teams. If you want a career that is influential, meaningful, challenging, and connected to an outstanding team, NVE NAND Product Engineering may be a good fit for you.


Responsibilities include, but not limited to:


  • Drive NAND development to enable premier end products.
  • Set direction for Product Engineering organization related to product development and serve as an internal leader with vision in product development engineering.
  • Partner with NAND Technology Development, NAND Design, NAND Device, and System Development.
  • Develop and drive trim optimization and Key 3D NAND device performance and reliability metrics from concept to first silicon through qualification.
  • Direct the validation and optimization of the NAND design.
  • Provide clear, regular communication of engineering product development priorities, challenges, and status across the broader organization and network, including leadership and business organizations.
  • Directly manage and champion a product development engineering team, routinely provide mentorship on career development in your team and regularly conducting performance management and engagement activities.
  • Ensure programs are aligned with customers’ current and future needs and expectations.
  • Prioritize and set tactical expectations across a set of development activities under direct management and navigate priorities with other directors across the NAND portfolio.
  • Have strategic and operational impact across multiple sites, globally.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Validated experience applying extensive knowledge of Product Engineering, Product Development, and trim development and NAND performance/reliability optimization to set strategy and execute development of NAND products.
  • Experience applying broad knowledge of business to set strategy for a function, sub-function or site.
  • Experience using advanced written and oral presentation English communication skills to mitigate risk to the business and resolve sensitive or difficult issues.
  • Ability to make quick decisions in complex situations.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong Project management, delegation, and priority setting skills.
  • Extensive experience leading and developing a distributed product development engineering team.
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • At least 10 years of experience in semiconductor memory development and, at least 3-5 years of experience in:
    • 3D NAND Product Development
    • NAND Product optimization for Performance, Power, and Reliability
    • Trim and algorithm optimization
    • Design Validation
    • Cell and array characterization
  • Good working knowledge in statistics and probability
  • Travel Required: 15%


Preferred Skills:


  • Strong interpersonal skills and maintain positive relationships
  • Ambitious, goal-oriented, and a dedicated colleague
  • Collaborate effectively in a dynamic team environment


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.

We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.


Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters.


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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