Design Engineer


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Boise, ID

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all. Join an inclusive team passionate about one thing: using their expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we build help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can fuel the very innovation we are pursuing.

As a Design Engineer in the DRAM Node Development team, you will be responsible for the design and development of next generation DRAM products. You will work in an integrated structure combining both Product and Design engineering subject areas. The team will execute to a common goal of ensuring our future roadmap is successful.

You will apply a deep understanding of array parasitic, speed/timing bottlenecks, sense amp margin, CMOS gate variability and characteristics to drive design optimization and innovations that target a best in class die size, quality, reliability and power.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Assist with overall design, layout, and optimization of memory circuits
  • Perform circuit simulations using standard industry tools such as SPICE and VERILOG
  • Assist in design and development of schematic blocks such as memory array, control logic, address decode, datapath, and internal test logic.
  • Understand the impact of design architecture decisions on overall power, speed, and die size
  • Optimize design rules for cost, performance and functionality
  • Import layout parasitic information into circuit simulation environment
  • Able to interpret device specification to produce required functionality.
  • Build solutions and define requirements for circuit operation, DFM is a key focus.
  • Develop strategies to support development through test chip definition and silicon validation
  • Look for opportunities to drive competitive advantages into our solutions by developing groundbreaking ideas and concepts.
  • Responsible for reliability verification.

Skill sets:

  • Analog circuit design and/or debugging experience.
  • Simulation experience
  • Strong understanding of array core architectures, circuits, & functions.
  • Comfortable understanding of device physics and semiconductor process.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to convey sophisticated technical concepts to peers and management.
  • uMATE & wafer bench data gathering experience a plus
  • Good DFT/DFM understanding with knowledge of PROBE and Backend testflows a plus
  • Experience with shell scripts and data extraction of production data a plus
  • Experience and understanding MFG process flows / Layout / Defect analysis a plus
  • Experience with Automated Test Equipment (C1D, Advantest, AMBYX…) a plus

Required Experience:

  • BSEE or greater

About Micron Technology, Inc.

We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions transforming how the world uses information to enrich life for all. With a relentless focus on our customers, technology leadership, and manufacturing and operational excellence, Micron delivers a rich portfolio of high-performance DRAM, NAND, and NOR memory and storage products through our Micron® and Crucial® brands. Every day, the innovations that our people create fuel the data economy, enabling advances in artificial intelligence and 5G applications that unleash opportunities — from the data center to the intelligent edge and across the client and mobile user experience.

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