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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.

HBM Design Architect

Job Description

As an HBM Design Architect, you will be responsible for the design & development of next generation HBM DRAM products. You will be part of a highly cross-functional team of technical subject matter experts collaborating closely with a global team of Design Engineering, Product Engineering, Process Development, Package Engineering & Business Units to execute to a common goal of ensuring our future HBM roadmap is successful. You will apply your deep understanding of memory array architectures, high-speed interface design, logic & custom circuit design, memory subsystem operation, high-performance computing architectures and 2.5D & 3D package integration to understand and analyze bottlenecks and propose innovative architectures to target best in class performance, power, cost, reliability and quality for Micron’s HBM product portfolio.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to

  • Debug and identify root causes and solutions for pre-silicon and post-silicon issues encountered in current HBM products and architectures
  • Engage with Customers to support issues with current HBM architectures and identify opportunities to innovate on future HBM solutions
  • Pathfinding to explore new architectures for future HBM products and make recommendations after performing highly technical feasibility analyses
  • Focus areas within team will include memory array architectures, on-die and off-die high speed signaling, PHY & interface development, power delivery network planning and optimization, power consumption reduction, CMOS requirements identification, packaging technologies and thermal modeling

Successful candidates for this position will have

  • Familiarity with DRAM operation and JEDEC specifications, preferably with HBM product family
  • Extensive experience with CMOS circuit design and good understanding of semiconductor device physics
  • Knowledge and experience in digital (Verilog) and analog (FastSpice & Hspice) modeling and simulations
  • In depth technical expertise in one or more areas - DRAM memory array design, high-speed clocking and interface development, logic and custom circuit design, power delivery optimization, CMOS & semiconductor device physics, 2.5D and 3D packaging technologies
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively synthesize and convey complex technical concepts to other partners and leadership
  • Strong track record of innovation and problem-solving in high-performance memory development
  • Bonus - Good understanding of Memory subsystem operation in high-performance computing applications
  • Bonus – Prior experience with RTL Design flow, in DRAM process or Foundry process
  • Bonus - Prior experience with DRAM product bring-up and debug
  • Bonus - Prior experience with package technologies (TSV, hybrid bonding, interposers, etc)

Required Experience

  • BSEE or greater
  • 5+ years of relevant Engineering or Design Engineering experience

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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