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Staff Firmware Engineer

San Jose, CA, US


Req. ID: 141942 

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.


As a Staff Firmware Engineer within the 3DXP Media System Engineering at Micron, you will be responsible for defining firmware architecture, designing, building, bench testing, debugging firmware for new emerging Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) based products.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop NVM system architecture: translating algorithms to firmware designs
  • Define firmware architecture and implementation specifications
  • Design high performance firmware for cutting-edge media system
  • Debug, optimize, and validate firmware design on SoC platform
  • Bring up FPGA/ASIC systems
  • Perform system failure analysis on FW related issues
  • Build and enhance the firmware development and validation methodology
  • Lead a group of Firmware Engineers to deliver the firmware modules



Required qualifications:

  • Technical expertise in SoC architecture for solid state based storage and memory systems
  • Deep understanding of NVM media device such as NAND flash memory or other new emerging memory technology
  • Extensive experience in FTL design and related features
  • Solid understanding and working experience of media management algorithm
  • Strong working knowledge of software engineering principles and designing and developing firmware using C/C++ programming and assembly
  • Extensive experience of firmware code review, test and validation methodology.
  • Solid understanding of ARM Microprocessors with experience on ARM Core development
  • Innovative problem-solving skills and strong debugging skills in embedded firmware application
  • Knowledge of the Agile software development process life cycle.
  • Knowledge of Python is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and cross-functional teamwork
  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering (or related fields) with 10+ years of industry experience or Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering (or related fields) with 6+ years of industry experience.


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.

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).

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

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