SSD Test Strategy Architect (Sacramento, CA)

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Micron has large SSD development groups around the globe focused on SSD Product Development and Validation. We are looking for candidates with advanced understanding of SSD design, FW development and validation to start a specialized team responsible for identifying new aggressive methods of SSD testing. This team, located in Folsom, CA, is chartered with understanding Micron's SSD architecture, consider new test methodologies and develop out-of-the-box tests to be used globally in all validation teams. This team will provide technical guidance to Micron's global SSD test teams on how to improve testing and expectations of new testing to be implemented.
As a member of the Validation Architecture team, you will analyze product requirements for testing gaps and new test methodologies, closely follow industry technology trends, particularly in the areas SSD next generation features. You will also be called on to use your expertise in the areas of NVMe, PCIe, industry trends in performance measurements, NAND trends, debugging skills, coding practices and analyzer techniques. There will be times where you will perform failure analysis and issue replication to identify special fail cases. You must be able understand basic coding techniques and proper embedded FW design.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
General Responsibilities:
  • Identify and define new ways to test Micron's SSDs to achieve "Best-In-Class" quality
  • Prototype development of proposed test frameworks and/or solutions
  • Analyze test architecture and test design; recommend improvements and/or enhancements
  • Evaluate automation infrastructure for efficiency improvements
  • System level and drive level debugging using software programs, oscilloscopes, bus analyzers, and other diagnostic tools
  • Install, modify and debug issues in Windows and Linux environments
  • Create and drive policies across test teams by interfacing/collaborating with other product development teams

Support Internal/External Customers:
  • Provide technical support (e.g., failure analysis, questions, etc.) to internal or external customers
  • Provide technical knowledge and feedback to PCIe, NVME and TCG specifications
  • Represent Micron in standards bodies

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Deep understanding of SSD performance metrics and industry expectations is required
  • Bachelor's Degree in an engineering related field or equivalent experience
  • Deep knowledge or experience using protocol analyzers
  • Deep knowledge of SSD design and FW development
  • Solid understanding of Python and C/C++
  • Understanding or experience with PCIe and NVMe protocols. Understanding of SATA and SAS is a plus.
  • Understanding of Agile and test-driven development
  • Knowledge or experience with Linux and Windows system configuration
  • Highly effective, strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Adaptable to a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment with dynamic demands

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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Micron Technology operates in the Hardware industry. The company is located in Boise, ID, Manassas, VA, Longmont, CO, Folsom, CA and Milpitas, CA. Micron Technology was founded in 1978. It has 24383 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 615 open jobs at Micron Technology, click here.
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