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
Seeking a self-motivated, team-oriented board design engineer to
develop Micron’s next generation Solid State Drive (SSD) products.
This position requires experience in hardware architecture, design,
signal integrity and power supply design. This would include
modeling and simulation for high speed signaling implementations
and power supply design including power distribution network (PDN)
simulations. A successful candidate will have a good working
knowledge of: state of the art memory device technologies,
interfaces such as SATA, SAS, PCIe Gen 3,4&5, ONFI and
implementation techniques required for high-speed interfaces. In
addition, this candidate will have a good working knowledge of Buck
and boost power supply designs – including PMICs. Experience with
PCB design tools (Cadence PCB design and analysis, including
Si/Pi). Expertise in the design for optimum signal and power
integrity as well as hands-on lab experience.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Interface in cross functional teams to ensure the design meets
all firmware, diagnostic and system level requirements.
Participate in architecture definition, design reviews,
requirements generation of SSD products.
Perform basic Signal and power integrity measurements
Document and communicate results with cross functional
Simulate and analyze design proposals, review results and
provide recommendations on optimal design practices to other design
Experienced in designing hardware for large scale manufacture,
including DFx and low cost considerations
Hardware design, worst-case analysis, simulations, capture
schematic, de-rating and assumes complete ownership of the SSD
hardware thru the product lifecycle.
PCB back-end process: defining stack-up and via technologies,
part placement, setting design constraints, signal integrity and
power integrity analysis
Works proactively with cross functional team members during
design, verification as well as on RMAs
BS in Electrical Engineering required; MS in Electrical
Engineering is preferred
5+ years of relevant design experience
Excellent problem solving skills
Proactive. Desire to take on challenges. Result-driven and
Strong in transmission line fundamentals. Understand the
fundamentals of time-domain vs. frequency-domain.
In depth knowledge in circuit designs, as well as semiconductor
Good PCB design experience on high speed signals routing
guideline and review, power copper routing and review, design for
Design for signal integrity, power and interconnect.
Develops solutions to complex technical problems, which require
ingenuity and creativity.
Practical experience with design tools: Cadence Sigrity, Allegro
Mentor Graphics HyperLynx
Practical lab SI analysis experience using high bandwidth
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.
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/San Jose 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
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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