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Principal Firmware Engineer

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: 235881 

 

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.

 

As a Principal Firmware Engineer within the 3DXP Media System Engineering at Micron, you will be responsible for defining firmware architecture, designing, building, bench testing, debugging firmware for new emerging Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) based products.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop NVM system architecture: translating algorithms to firmware designs
  • Define firmware architecture and implementation specifications
  • Design high performance firmware for cutting-edge media system
  • Debug, optimize, and validate firmware design on SoC platform
  • Bring up FPGA/ASIC systems
  • Perform system failure analysis on FW related issues
  • Build and enhance the firmware development and validation methodology
  • Lead a group of Firmware Engineers to deliver the firmware modules

 

 

Required qualifications:

  • Technical expertise in SoC architecture for solid state based storage and memory systems
  • Deep understanding of NVM media device such as NAND flash memory or other new emerging memory technology
  • Extensive experience in FTL design and related features
  • Solid understanding and working experience of media management algorithm
  • Strong working knowledge of software engineering principles and designing and developing firmware using C/C++ programming and assembly
  • Extensive experience of firmware code review, test and validation methodology.
  • Solid understanding of ARM Microprocessors with experience on ARM Core development
  • Innovative problem-solving skills and strong debugging skills in embedded firmware application
  • Knowledge of the Agile software development process life cycle.
  • Knowledge of Python is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and cross-functional teamwork
  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering (or related fields) with 10+ years of industry experience or Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering (or related fields) with 6+ years of industry experience.

 

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.

 

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.com/careers

 

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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