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Field Application Engineer - Auto

San Jose, 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: 259122 


An Automotive Field Applications Engineer (FAE) at Micron provides technical support for the integration and validation of Micron products into automotive applications such as infotainment, cluster, connectivity/V2X and ADAS subsystems. The FAE is an integral part of the Micron Sales team, collaborating with the account team to build strong relationships and to secure design-wins by understanding Micron's broad portfolio and the value brought by Micron's innovation, services and expertise.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Build Relationships of influence with key decision makers at customers. Enable development of differentiated solutions and products based on the technology challenges driving customer’s business objectives.
  • Work closely with the Sales team to develop and execute a strategic plan & objectives.
  • Regularly visit customer project teams to identify new business, discuss ongoing projects including areas of concern & future needs.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and provide test support as needed; be the central point of contact for solving issues between customer and factory teams, work with cross functional groups until issue resolution has been delivered.
  • Act as a trusted advisor to the customer by providing memory architecture advice, memory product recommendations, delivering technical trainings and developing solutions. Possible solutions may be executed independently and/or evolve into a collaboration with other internal cross-functional teams.
  • Work with internal marketing and development teams to resolve feasibility of specific new products or features and ensure customer specifications are met.
  • Coordinate lab-related activities that support the design-in/validation process, including schematic/board layout reviews, design validation and system level testing
  • Communicate customer focused collaterals (e.g., product guides, cross references, datasheets, system compatibility guides, etc.)

A successful Automotive FAE will help handle the customer from a technical perspective but will also keep the business aspect in mind. The FAE will be the voice of the customer and an evangelist for new design related activity. They should continually look for ways to self-develop, learning new technology and ways to better support Micron and our customer.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or related field
  • Embedded design experience using semiconductors and/or memory technology such LPDDR2, LPPDR4, DDR3, DDR4, serial/parallel NOR, NAND, eMMC, UFS and SSD
  • Design, test, characterization of embedded systems, especially cluster, infotainment, connectivity/V2X, and ADAS subsystems.
  • Sound technical background and knowledge of FPGA, DSP, ARM Processors, embedded SW/RTOS (QNX, Android, LINUX), and sub-system micro-architectures
  • Strong communication skills, excellent customer interaction, interpersonal skills and presentation skills are an essential requirement for this role
  • The ability to work with engineers across multiple disciplines, as well as customers of various positions including executive level interaction.


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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