TD Yield Enhancement Physical Failure Analysis Engineer


Req. ID: 123176 

Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, 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.


Micron Technology, Inc. is seeking a Yield Enhancement Physical Failure Analysis Engineer to be responsible for providing yield analysis for next-generation Micron products. In this important role, the identification and communication of yield issues and assisting with the root cause analysis for process deviations.  You will provide analysis of probe, parametric, and fabrication data through electrical and visual characterization to identify the sources of failure on memory devices.  You will provide an analysis of process experiments, assist with identification of yield excursions, and assist with the identification of yield excursions. You will also help support the transfer of physical failure analysis processes into production. This includes supporting yield enhancement and analysis teams around the world and training them in the latest techniques and methods of production. 




  • Work with other engineering teams to resolve testing issues
  • Support and develop new tools and techniques to localize and identify device failures
  • Recognize, identify, and raise awareness of process issues to appropriate teams
  • Attend necessary meetings and present results to process and integration teams
  • Possibly travel to manufacturing sites during transfer of next-generation processes, using the latest data analysis techniques and methods



  • Intermediate understanding of device physics as well as familiarity with semiconductor manufacturing and the fabrication processes areas involved
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills, high motivation, and a strong work ethic so you will be able to work independently once trained.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Good computer skills, including a working knowledge of Windows, JMP statistic software, and Microsoft Office are also required.


Additional skills preferred, but not required include:

  • One-to-three years’ work experience with volatile/non-volatile memory 
  • Knowledge of memory architecture and cell operation and related topics 
  • Theory and/or operation of scanning electron microscopes (SEM), focused ion beam (FIB), and emission microscopes.




  • A bachelor’s degree with five years of industry-related experience is required OR a master of science or Ph.D. is required in one of the following: electrical engineering, chemical engineering, materials science engineering, physics, or related field.


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.

We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters.

To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).

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Full time
Boise, ID 83701, US