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Principal SOC Test Engineer

San Jose, CA, US


Req. ID: 218844 

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.


If you are a detail-oriented ATE Test Engineer who is a self-starter and thrives in an independent work environment, this would be an excellent opportunity for you. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced test engineer to develop production tests for our SSD controllers using modern and efficient ATE platforms. You should have hands-on experience in developing test plans, developing ATE test program, validation of silicon, proficient with test methodology concepts, multi-site HW development, product characterization, and experience supporting high volume production at offshore CMs.


Engineers inquiring about this position should be experienced in all aspects of SOC enablement, including test methodology for high-speed interfaces like PCIe and DDR4, correlation of ATE to bench results, ability to work with SOC design/validation team to resolve DPM issues. Experience in Storage products is desired as well as familiarity with ATE test development, ATE architecture, and IC packaging. Your excellent written and oral communication skills will enable you to explain technical concepts to a wide range of audiences including more senior engineers and management teams.

Qualifications and Skills include, but not limited to:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with 10+ years of proven experience in Test Engineering role.
  • Solid understanding in testing for CMOS SoC’s. Prefer candidates with strong digital, analog, and MXS test programming and debug experience. Familiar testing IP blocks such as PLL, efuse, LDO’s, PCIe (Serdes), DDR, and ONFI.
  • Excellent programming skills for writing and debugging ATE test programs and test-related hardware development. Expertise with Teradyne UltraFlex/J750 ATE platforms, Advantest 93k platforms, Handler, and Wafer Sort Probers.
  • Expertise in test strategies development, test plans definition, DFT Patterns implementation ATPG SCAN, TDF, MemBIST and repair, BSACAN, JTAG, and Functional Patterns.
  • Expertise in ATE architecture and Test Hardware (FT & WS) Design and Debugging, Schematic Capture, and PCB layout.
  • ATE Test Vectors conversion tools like VTAN and very proficient in debugging issues during the development phase or in high volume production.
  • Proficiency in programming with high-level languages (i.e., C/C++ or Visual Basic.) and Scripting languages.
  • Knowledge of Semiconductor Manufacturing Process.
  • Prefer experience in reliability hardware design (HTOL, HAST, ESD, etc) and burn-in program development. Familiarity with Failure Analysis techniques
  • Knowledge of accurate and effective use of lab test equipment. (i.e., oscilloscope, logic analyzer, etc.)
  • Experience with Data Analysis SW in support of Characterization Reports and Yield Reporting tools such as Excel VBA, JMP, Galaxy, or Data Conductor


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.


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


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.

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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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