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to enrich life for all. ? Join an inclusive team focused on one
thing: using our expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation
for customers and partners. The solutions we create help make
everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in
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Because doing so can spark the very innovation we are pursuing.
Req. ID: 264262
Principal Engineer, Signal Integrity
Micron Technology's vision is to transform how the world uses
information to enrich life for all, and our dedication 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 patience while supporting our global
+ The Signal Integrity Research and Development (SI R&D)
team supports all of Micron's current and future product
+ Major product technologies developed at Micron include DRAM,
LPDRAM, Graphics DRAM, NAND, HBM, HMC, 3DXP, Managed NAND and SSDs
within the consumer, server, mobile, networking, graphics,
automobile, and embedded businesses.
+ The SI R&D works on analysis of end to end systems
solutions, including but not limited to circuit level, integrated
circuit (IC) packages, printed circuit boards (PCBs), and
measurements to ensure good Signal Integrity (SI) and power
integrity (PI) performance for Micron's memory solutions.
+ The team owns all steps of the signal and power integrity
analysis process, including die, package and system model
generation, product performance analysis, system-level SI
evaluation, measurement, correlation, and customer support.
+ The team also supports future specification development within
several industry standards groups, including but not limited to
JEDEC, ONFI, and IBIS. The group working environment is technically
challenging, team-oriented, collaborative, and
Within the larger SI R&D group, as a Principal Signal
Integrity Engineer at Micron, you will be responsible for:
+ Leading the design and analysis of high speed (HS) memory
interfaces and power distribution networks (PDN).
+ Strong understanding of DDR5 PMICs, spec. definition,
electrical modeling, simulation analysis, and optimization for
given current workloads.
+ Leading out in SI/PI development across a broad range of
Micron's portfolio to ensure product electrical performance through
modeling, simulation, analysis, and correlation to measurement for
the various products.
+ Representing the SI R&D team in technical cross-functional
collaborative groups and integrating with package design, silicon
design, system design, product engineering, and marketing
departments to ensure overall product performance.
+ Driving and developing SI/PI aspects of future standards
(including but not limited to JEDEC, ONFI, and IBIS) through system
and product electrical capability exploration.
+ Supporting external customer as needed
+ Developing methodologies and processes for SI/PI analysis
+ Supporting (and in some cases driving) path-finding activities
for IO and channel innovation to enable next generation of memory
technologies at higher speeds and densities
+ Ph.D. or MSEE and with at least 10 years of industry
+ Deep experience in Signal and Power Integrity Background,
particularly in areas that affect I/O circuit signaling
performance, PMICs, current workloads, PI performance &
optimization, and Experience with equalization schemes for IO
+ Required courses covering electromagnetic, transmission line
and RF theory, analog design, or similar fields of study or
+ Experience with and working knowledge of E.M. field solvers
(quasi-static and full wave), time and frequency domain simulation
tools like Q3D, SIWAVE, HFSS, HSPICE, ADS, etc.
+ Deep understanding of electromagnetic and transmission line
theory, general I/O design, signal integrity, differential and
single-ended interface technologies
+ Deep understanding of timing budgets and jitter analysis
+ Expertise in Printed Circuit Board (PCB) layout or electrical
package design techniques
+ Experience in design and analysis of high-speed single-ended
or differential buses
+ Familiarity with and fundamental understanding of lab
measurement equipment like Oscilloscopes, TDR, Vector Network
Analyzer (VNA), etc.
+ Familiarity with peak distortion analysis, statistical
analysis (DOE), and equivalent tools (example: JMP) is also
+ Memory industry experience is desired.
+ Ambitious candidates should enjoy leading and taking ownership
of assigned projects, exhibit good written and verbal interpersonal
skills, and have the ability to work well in a team with varied
+ Understanding of AI/ML is desired.
Successful candidates for this position will be:
+ Pro-active - The candidate will be expected to identify gaps
and opportunities and address them with minimal supervision.
+ Visionary - The candidate will be expected to think
"outside-the-box" and offer innovative solutions within a set of
+ Communicator - The candidate should clearly convey necessary
details of complex issues and corresponding solutions in both
written and verbal formats.
About Micron Technology, Inc.
We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage
solutions. Through our global brands - Micron and Crucial - our
broad portfolio of high-performance memory and storage
technologies, including DRAM, NAND, 3D XPoint memory and NOR, is
transforming how the world uses information to enrich life. Backed
by more than 40 years of technology leadership, our memory and
storage solutions enable disruptive trends, including artificial
intelligence, 5G, machine learning and autonomous vehicles, in key
market segments like mobile, data center, client, consumer,
industrial, graphics, automotive, and networking. Our common stock
is traded on the Nasdaq under the MU symbol. To learn more visit
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or
Micron prohibits the use of child labor and complies with all
applicable laws, rules, regulations and other international and
industry labor standards.
Micron does not charge candidates any recruitment fees or
unlawfully collect any other payment from candidates as
consideration for their employment with Micron.
For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application
process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact
Micron's Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or
208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form
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