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Senior Hardware Design Engineer

San Jose, CA, US


Req. ID: 210161 


Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, teamwork, 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.


Design Engineering Architect position in the fast-paced Emerging Memory Group at Micron Technology, Inc. You will be a core technical individual contributor in the identification and refinement of customer requirements, definition of the architecture, design, bring up, validation and release to manufacturing of systems based on new memory technologies, ASICs, FPGAs, digital, mix-signal, analog circuitry and power supplies for application in the Memory and Storage Industries. You will need to have proven knowledge and extensive experience architecting and developing systems based on the above-mentioned technologies as well as high speed transmission line theory and application, mechanical design and thermal design and characterization. The position will require hands on system bring-up, characterization and debugging as well as knowledge of laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes and logic and protocol analyzers. This is a highly visible and meaningful role and you will be working very closely with other development groups such as software, firmware, Media, and ASIC and technically leading a group of forward-thinking development engineers.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Identify and refine customer requirements, architect, design, bring up, test, validate and release to manufacturing complex electronic systems and modules based on product marketing requirements and on new memory technologies, ASICs, FPGAs, digital, mix-signal, analog circuitry and power supplies.

Architect and design such electronics systems and modules by following standard methodologies for signal and power integrity as well as mechanical and thermal design and implementation.

Define and implement test and validation plans including detailed design reviews of all major sub-assemblies to guarantee only one prototype leading to the final system/module revision, and MTBF prediction, FMEA, component derating, margin test, etc. to guarantee the highest quality and reliability.

Lead all aspects of the placement, layout and fabrication of the systems and modules.

Support product certification activities, NPI, production and manufacturing, including product transfer form Engineering to manufacturing and materials procurement.

Find opportunities for improvement in the way we operate and work and help implement them with management support leading to a more efficient, agile and higher quality product development process.


Education/Experience requirements:

BS in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering with 15 years of experience; MS in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering with 12 years of experience.

Extensive experience (10 years) in the Storage Industry architecting, developing and shipping to customers memory and storage solutions and products.

Proficiency in CAD tools such as OrCAD CIS, Allegro PCB, and SolidWorks.

Knowledge and/or experience of storage and memory sub-systems, including PCIe and DDR technologies.

Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with colleagues.

Ambitious, proactive, and a standout colleague (on the same team and outside of the team).


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 bring to bear the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and improve 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.


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

Keywords:  San Jose || California (US-CA) || United States (US) || NVE (Non-Volatile Engineering Group) || Experienced || Regular || Engineering || #LI-RS1 || Tier 5 || 

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