Intern - Dry Etch Process Development Engineer (Boise, ID)

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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.
Micron Technology's vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our dedication to people, innovation, tenacity, teamwork, 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 community.
As a Process Development Engineering Intern in Micron's R&D/Technology Development group, you will work on world-class, state-of-the-art semiconductor processes available in few locations in the entire world. Our leading-edge technology makes features less than 10nm. You will contribute and learn about process module development for memory devices, in addition to other process and process integration related activities! You will work with Micron engineers, technology partners and vendors to develop unit processes that meet device requirements for next-generation semiconductors, integrate processes as part of our team, and ultimately provide technology that transfers to Micron's worldwide manufacturing network. Our process development teams work in the fields of Optical lithography, Plasma Etching, Wet Chemical Processing, Thin Film and Metal depositions, and Chemical-Mechanical Planarization.
As part of this team, Micron is looking for engineers with skills in Data Science. Our modern semiconductor fab can produce billions of bits of data. With individually addressable yield data, Optical Emission Spectra, MEMS Microbalance weight data, In-line RGA, On-board Scatterometry, On-Board Imaging, and many others IoT sources, the possibilities to integrate Engineering + Data Science are endless.
This position is being offered in Boise, ID.
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Work with engineering teams to develop new processes to meet Moore's Law of Scaling cadence, meet structural and device requirements, and solve integrated yield problems
  • Document and communicate plans, status, and results of R&D projects in written reports and presentations, including the analysis and interpretation of data, and recommendations for future work.
  • Work collaboratively with other Micron engineers and equipment vendors to improve and test new equipment, new chemicals, new process analysis software, and drive process improvements
  • Work in a fast-paced, highly engaging environment with R&D and HVM (high volume manufacturing) partners in globally diverse geographic locations
  • Work hard, play hard, have fun!

Qualifications and Skills include, but not limited to:
  • Degree/Major: M.S. or Ph.D. in EE, ChE, MSE, ME, Chemistry, Physics, or relevant study
  • Experience with, and understanding of surface analysis techniques like XPS, AFM, XRD, AES, EBSD, SIMS etc.
  • In depth knowledge of the fundamentals of chemical reaction engineering, thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer, plasma science, stress-strain engineering, materials systems.
  • Strong understanding of statistics, population analysis, statistical testing methods
  • Ability to solve hard problems using Design of Experiments (DOE) with sophisticated statistical software like JMP, Minitab, Tableau, and others.
  • Data science skills can set you apart:
    • Proficiency in one or more scripting, programming and visualization tools: Python, Java, Tableau, Matlab, Microsoft Suite
    • Data-driven problem-solver - understating of data, good data intuition and data visualization skills
    • Experience or understanding of data collection, warehousing systems, and data cleansing
    • Hands on experience in the field of big data analytics, preferably with experience querying databases
  • You are driven and curious to understand the fundamental mechanism of how things work and the science behind it
  • You are the one that likes to work in the lab

About Us
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.
Micron Benefits: 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 only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire.
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 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, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Please note that in order to assist in providing a safe and healthy workplace for all Micron team members, new employment offers for jobs based in India, Malaysia, Singapore, and the U.S., are contingent upon the applicant's provision of a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination document to Micron on a confidential basis prior to their scheduled start date confirming that they have completed the COVID-19 vaccination process, subject to any written request for medical or religious accommodation and to the extent permitted by applicable law.
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More Information on Micron Technology
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 378 open jobs at Micron Technology, click here.
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