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Senior Layout Designer

San Jose, CA, US


Req. ID: 239561 

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.


As a Senior Layout Designer in the Non-Volatile-Engineering NAND Flash Layout team at Micron Technology, you will contribute to the advanced development of leading memory products.


Responsibilities and Tasks include the following, but not limited to:


  • This position requires an individual with the ability to learn rapidly and adapt quickly to changing situations.
  • You must be a self-starter and exhibit clear verbal and nonverbal interpersonal skills.
  • You must demonstrate a strong ability to debug problems, find effective solutions, and negotiate with the engineering staff.
  • You must demonstrate a high level of technical competence.
  • You will interact with the Engineering staff to build any of the layout blocks from schematics and verify the integrity of the data.
  • Must have strong skills in layout and floor planning skills and manual routing.
  • Willing to learn and understand design rules and deliver quality layout.
  • Lead role in major block developments.


Qualifications and Skills include, but not limited to: 


  • 10+ years of experience in layout and equivalent related education.
  • Understanding of layout methodology from initial chip plan to tapeout.
  • Strong debug and problem-solving skills for LVS, DRC and layout issues without much supervision.
  • Experience in memory layout is a must.
  • Experience with Cadence tool is a must.
  • Experience with VXL.
  • Experience in using Calibre tool.
  • A self-starter who is pro-active and capable of leading when needed.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Independent with strong analytical skills, creative thinking and self-motivated.
  • Capable of working in a cross functional, multi-site team environment.
  • Developing leadership, mentoring, motivational, and team skills.


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.

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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