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Staff Design Engineer

San Jose, CA, US


Req. ID: 222381 


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.


Responsibilities include, but not limited to:


As a Staff Design Engineer in the Non-Volatile-Engineering NAND Flash design team at Micron Technology, Inc., you will contribute to the development of memory products that are outstanding in terms of die size, performance, reliability, and power.

  • Take part in multi-functional key features evaluation and recommend a decision on architecture.
  • Be able to breakdown functions into circuits in the analog domain and design, simulate, optimize, and floor plan NAND circuits
  • Evaluate design feasibility and analyze circuit functionalities (bandgaps, dacs, opamps, LDOs, level shifters, charge pumps, thermometers, lv/hv drivers)
  • Implement analog and mixed-signal circuit design to meet specifications
  • Validate design performance and functionalities by running block and chip-level simulations using standard industry simulators
  • Work with cross-functional teams to evaluate, analyze, and improve NAND die size, performance, and power consumption.
  • Proactively design products to optimize all manufacturing functions and provide the best cost, quality, root-cause analysis, reliability, time-to-market, and customer happiness.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • MS/Ph.d. preferred, or BS in electrical engineering
  • 6+ years of proven experience in the semiconductor industry
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of analog circuits and CMOS device physics, including floorplan layout nuances and tradeoffs.
  • Strong understanding of NAND memory and periphery circuits
  • Good knowledge of semiconductor reliability issues including CHC, NBTI, stress, and snapback, as well as Electromigration (EM) and IR analysis
  • Strong circuit debugging and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience guiding layout.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Knowledge of digital circuits a plus
  • Knowledge of analog and digital simulators such as HSPICE, Fast SPICE, and Verilog
  • Familiarity with Cadence design, LVS/DRC tools (a plus).
  • Experience with a scripting language.
  • Familiarity with Linux/UNIX


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-leave and vacation time), Retirement Savings Plan, Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development Training, Workplace Wellness Program, 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-LP1 || Tier 4 || 

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