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Director of CAD Engineering

San Jose, CA, US


Req. ID: 197881 


Location: San Jose, CA 


REQ:  183463


Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses the 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 the Director of CAD Engineering for ASIC design, you will join a leadership team chartered with designing products that fuel Micron’s growth in system level memory solutions.  Micron is expanding quickly in various segments of the Solid State Drive market, managed NAND solutions for mobile applications and other emerging memory and system level technologies.  Efficient, high quality implementation and verification of system on chip ASIC designs is a key component of Micron’s success in these products.  This role resides in the Central Engineering organization, and will require close communication and collaboration with the ASIC Architecture, Verification and Implementation teams on needed tools and capabilities.  It will also require coordination of justification and planning for purchases of tools from EDA vendors along with partnering with vendors on evaluations and qualifications of tools, flows and capabilities.  Below is a list of qualifications and experience ideal candidates will possess. 



  • Knowledge and proven ability to communicate complex ASIC design and verification methodologies, including integration of 3rd party IP
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to lead a team with locations around the world
  • Experienced in coordinating and efficiently facilitating meetings and project teams
  • Advanced understanding of licensing utilization strategies and standardized design environments including foundry PDK integration
  • Understanding of database management methods and version control techniques
  • Knowledge of software development techniques needed for leading development of value adding solutions
  • Knowledge of Design Verification testbenches and coverage
  • Knowledge of digital implementation tools and flows including logic synthesis and timing driven automated place and route


 Education and Experience

  • Required: BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or quivalent
  • Preferred: eight (8) or more years of experience in System on Chip ASIC Design Engineering, Design Verification or CAD operations


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.


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

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