Non-Volatile Systems Media Project Lead


Req. ID: 115884 

As a Nonvolatile Systems Media Project Lead within the Media Architecture Group at Micron, you will be responsible for the development and integration of nonvolatile solid state memory into Micron’s growing portfolio of system products.  This is a key creative and development position where you will provide guidance and direction globally, setting the vision for generations of future Micron products.  As such, candidates are expected to be proficient subject matter experts in system integration, system debug, data gathering, and failure analysis.


Successful candidates for this position will:

  • Work in a high-profile role within the Media Architecture Group guiding media integration into Micron’s future system products.
  • Collaborate across various engineering and business groups in order to develop advanced solid state memory based storage architectures for Micron’s future system products.
  • Leverage and consult with advanced subject matter experts, influencing the future direction of Micron’s solid state memory and system products.
  • Participate and guide Micron’s system product roadmaps.
  • Take a leadership role in system requirements for media development, with a vision that is disruptive, and timed to align with system roadmap demands.
  • Develop and apply advanced algorithms in order to improve the functionality and lifespan of Micron’s system products.
  • Create tests, failure analysis processes, and methodologies that quickly and reliably produce media related solutions and results.
  • Drive successful test and reliability engineering programs that advance solid state memory in Micron’s system products.
  • Set the bar for quality and excellence in product design and test methodologies for Micron’s system products.


Successful candidates for this position are typically capable of demonstrating:

  • Technical expertise on media and read channel integration.
  • Leadership competency on a variety of projects and activities within the data storage industry.
  • Successful product development results with data channels and data recovery.
  • Experimental test development and data collection practices that enable the interpretation and presentation of results that guide decisions, advancing media and read channel development and failure analysis.
  • Demonstrate meaningful, accurate, and timely feedback to engineering and business partners, positively impacting their function.
  • Successful partnerships with internal and external subject matter experts, advancing product development outcomes and setting the direction for future system products.
  • Effective communication and interaction with remote development, manufacturing, and quality teams; improving existing and future product performance.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science (or higher) in Electrical Engineering (or a related field) with at least 7 years of experience.
  • A minimum 5 years of experience in the data storage industry.
  • Hands-on experience and skill in developing algorithms, test scripts, as well as component level failure analysis of memory and error correction within a lab and/or production environment.
  • The capability to clearly and succinctly document requirements and drive them into future Micron system products.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of computer architecture (hardware and software), including general system data integrity.
  • Strong leadership skills and cross-functional teamwork, including experience as a subject matter expert in the area of storage media integration.
  • Self-motivated and intense problem solving skills, including a propensity to seek new solutions.
  • Willingness and capability to travel both domestic and international.


This position resides in Longmont, Colorado.

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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
Longmont, Colorado 80501, US