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Product Quality Reliability Engineer

Date: Jun 18, 2019

Location: Manassas, VA, US

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 130096 


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.


Do you want to be part of a  team where quality is not just about customer satisfaction but also impacts life safety?


Micron’s Global Quality team collaborates with every department across Micron on the full spectrum of the company’s product portfolio, from memory and storage solutions for cell phones to the technology needed to make vehicles see, think, and act autonomously. For automotive products, especially, Best-in-Class quality and reliability is critical.


As a member of the Global Quality team, you will be a guardian of Micron’s brand. You will innovate creative solutions to prevent problems with product performance before they occur and minimize the impact when they do. You’ll also be on the frontlines of meaningful customer issues. In all you do, you’ll demonstrate your technical knowledge and creativity to deliver efficient and effective solutions.


Does this sound like the right team for you? Good news. We’re hiring.


As a Product Quality and Reliability Assurance (PQRA) Engineer at Micron Technology, Inc., you will support qualification and monitoring of DRAM memory products, help develop product reliability methodologies, and respond to product deviations as they pertain to quality and reliability. You will establish and carry out Quality and Reliability requirements such as specifications, Defects per Million (DPM), Failure In Time (FIT), and Lifetimes. In this role, you will work with Engineering teams to ensure product reliability methods are in place and followed, and perform risk assessments and provide support for manufacturing teams in regards to reliability issues. You have an opportunity to gain new product knowledge on an ongoing basis.

You will:

Conduct New Product Qualification

  • Define qualification requirements
  • Comprehend failures and failure rate within the scope of the qualification
  • Perform risk assessment at all decision points within the qualification cycle
  • Review qualification data and sign off that Qual requirements have been met
  • Issue internal product release notifications for Qual

Develop Product Reliability Methodology, Monitors, Metrics, and Specifications

  • Coordinate with research and development teams
  • Comprehend new DRAM processes/technologies for product reliability issues
  • Develop product reliability tests to assess new DRAM failure mechanisms
  • Coordinate/drive necessary specification definition on existing products

Establish and Implement Quality Requirements

  • Establish and review Reliability and Quality Metrics
  • Assess deviation for DRAM product quality and reliability risk
  • Define evaluation(s) necessary to mitigate risk
  • Review of Excursion Analysis
  • Communicate violations to defined release/acceptance criteria
  • Communicate issues and corrective actions across all Micron products

Provide Internal Technical Support for Customer Support Teams

  • Assist DRAM RMA Team with analysis of returned material
  • Provide guidance on manufacturing history and known issues relative to customer failure signature
  • Perform additional data collection per customer request
  • Develop Reliability Process Monitor (RPM) plans
  • Assist with necessary corrective actions at the manufacturing level
  • Comprehend field failure rates relative to internal failure rates


M.S or Equivalent in EE or related field of study

You will have:

1+ year experience in any of the following areas:

  • Semiconductor component Qualification (DRAM/NAND or ASIC)
  • Semiconductor Process integration
  • Product Engineering
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Perl, C++, Python, HTML, CGI, or Java
  • Familiarity with DRAM, VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration), Semiconductor Physics, or Semiconductor Manufacturing. (Preferred)

About Us

As the leader in creative 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 demonstrate 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

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