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Lead Engineer - Hardware Test & Validation

Company: Micron Memory Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all. Micron Technology is a world leader in innovating memory and storage solutions that accelerate the transformation of information into intelligence, inspiring the world to learn, communicate and advance faster than ever.We are core contributors in the test & validation of systems based on new memory technologies, ASICs, FPGAs, digital, mix-signal, analog circuitry, and power supplies PCBs and 3d models! You will need to have proven knowledge and extensive electrical, mechanical and thermal engineering experience developing test methodologies, crafting/selecting appropriate testing environments, tools, fixtures and scripts, crafting test plans and writing up test procedures to test and validate systems based on the above-mentioned technologies as well as the foresight to institutionalize the above within the HW Group. The position will require hands on system bring-up, characterization and debugging as well as knowledge of laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic and protocol analyzers, thermal chambers, temperature measuring equipment and mechanical instruments. We are a highly visible and ambitious group and you will be working very closely with other development groups such as hardware, software, firmware, Media, and ASIC!****Note this is NOT a Software/Firmware Test role but testing the Hardware (Frequency/Temp/Voltage/Material/etc)******Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Define the test & verification strategy, test procedures for all electrical, mechanical and thermal/Environmental of sub-assemblies and systems in environmental chambers.
  • Create test plans, define and build the test and verification infrastructure in terms of tools, test procedures and scripting in one or more of Visual Studio (VC++, C#, VB), MATLAB, National Instruments LabVIEW, Python.
  • Help build and train the team, including personnel and resources, that will be mainly located outside the US.
  • Knowledge and hands on experience in the design, test and debug of storage and memory sub-systems, including PCIe and DDR technologies using test equipment like scopes, eye diagram masks, BERT.
  • Hands on experience with Keysight's PCIe protocol for PCIe 5.0 and 6.0 test paths with PCIe protocol analyzers, PCIe protocol exercisers, and test automation for PCIe and Compute Express Link (CXL) technology designs.
  • Implement hands on test and validation electrical, mechanical and thermal plans including thorough design reviews for all major sub-assemblies to guarantee only one prototype leading to the final system/module revision, and MTBF prediction, FMEA, component derating, margin test, etc. to guarantee highest quality and reliability.
  • Collaborate with multi-functional teams including electrical, mechanical and firmware engineers.
  • Provide DFT input throughout the design process and review final design implementation.
  • Travel to remote sites to bring up test equipment and provide training when required.
  • Participate in multi-functional team meetings to present testing status and discuss/resolve test-related challenges.
  • Support product certification activities, NPI, production and manufacturing, including product transfer form Engineering to manufacturing and materials procurement.
  • Provide HW test mentorship to multi-functional teams for longer term/wider population testing such as DVT and RDT
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior engineers, encouraging a collaborative and knowledge-sharing environment.
  • Find opportunities for improvement in the way we operate and work and help implement them with management support leading to a more efficient, agile and higher quality product development process.Education/Experience requirements:
    • BS in Electrical/Mechanical/Thermal Engineering with 15 years of experience; MSc in Electrical/Mechanical/Thermal Engineering with 10 years of experience.
    • Solid experience (7 years) in the Electronics/Storage Industry architecting, developing and shipping to customers electronics/storage solutions and products.
    • In-depth knowledge of board-level, mechanical and thermal design principles.
    • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations, such as SNIA, JEDEC, PCIe, IPC standards, EMC/EMI compliance, and safety certifications.
    • Knowledge and/or experience in the design, test & debug of storage and memory sub-systems, including PCIe & DDR technologies.
    • Self-motivated, self-directed, and a standout colleague (on the same team and outside of the team).
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to solve sophisticated hardware issues.
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in multi-functional teams.
    • A track record of successful product release involvement from a validation and test standpoint.The US base salary range that Micron Technology estimates it could pay for this full-time position is:$166,000.00 - $283,000.00Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries of the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional job-related factors, including knowledge, skills, experience, tenure and relevant education or training. The pay scale is subject to change depending on business needs. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process. Additional compensation may include benefits, discretionary bonuses and equity. As a world leader in the semiconductor industry, Micron is dedicated to your personal wellbeing and professional growth. Micron benefits are designed to help you stay well, provide peace of mind and help you prepare for the future. We offer a choice of medical, dental and vision plans in all locations enabling team members to select the plans that best meet their family healthcare needs and budget. Micron also provides benefit programs that help protect your income if you are unable to work due to illness or injury, and paid family leave. Additionally, Micron benefits include a robust paid time-off program and paid holidays. For additional information regarding the Benefit programs available, please see the Benefits Guide posted on .Micron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.To learn about your To learn more about Micron, please visit US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron's People Organization at or 1-800-336-8918 (select option #3)Micron Prohibits the use of child labor and complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and other international and industry labor standards.Micron does not charge candidates any recruitment fees or unlawfully collect any other payment from candidates as consideration for their employment with Micron.
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Keywords: Micron Memory Malaysia Sdn Bhd, San Jose , Lead Engineer - Hardware Test & Validation, Engineering , San Jose, California

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