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NAND Product Development Engineer (SK)

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

As a Senior Product Engineer, you are responsible for bringing up new cutting-edge 3D NAND Technologies by working with brilliant team of engineers. You will be faced with complex problems in bringing up the technology and are required to possess excellent problem-solving skills. You will be responsible for mentoring and instructing new engineers along with the product ramp. You will work hand in hand with several cross-functional teams such as Design, Process, Device, Characterization, Reliability and Test Engineering teams in bringing up and qualifying the product, requiring excellent communication, multitasking and presentation skills.

As Senior NAND Product Engineer, you are responsible for a wide variety of tasks in the NAND product life cycle such as:

  • Working with design teams in developing solutions for Design for Manufacturability including new test modes for effective screens and stresses development, simulations and validation of test modes and help debug design related issues.
  • Ensure product specifications are met working with design teams.
  • Responsible for developing Wafer Sort/Probe tests, Test Time Reduction and Probe Yield/Fab Yield improvement.
  • Responsible for Electrical Failure Analysis and development of new stresses and screens for DPM improvement and yield improvement on the new upcoming technologies and yield sustainability on mature products.
  • Work with several cross-functional teams for resolving product level issues.
  • Data Analysis and Parsing skills to analysis high volume data for Quality improvement and Yield improvement.
  • Develop package level Test Flow for component parts testing.
  • Analyzes and evaluates component specification versus performance to ensure optimal match of component requirements with production equipment capability with specific emphasis on yield analysis.
  • Responsible for product qualification.
  • Work with cross-functional teams in resolving external customer related issues including internal SSD qualifications.

This position is associated with the sale of Intels NAND memory and storagebusiness to SK hynix (You can read more about the transaction in the press release - https://newsroom.intel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2020/10/nand-memory-news-q-a.pdf). The transaction will enhance the resources and potential of the business storage solutions, including client and enterprise SSDs, in the rapidly growing NAND Flash space amid the era of big data.  

This is an exciting time to be at Intel come join our NAND DESIGN, TECHNOLOGY and MANUFACTURING team as a Senior Product Engineer and work on one of the most advanced 3DNAND and SSD technology portfolios in the world. As the global leader in the semiconductor industry, Intel possesses many industry-leading SSD technologies including the most capable Quadruple Level Cell (QLC) NAND Flash products. As a Senior Product Engineer, you will be part of a world-class team that will transition to lead the SSD business at SK hynix.  

Candidates being hired for Phase 2

This position aligns to Phase 2 of the transaction, which includes NAND technology and component development along with fab operations. Employees aligned to Phase 2 will continue to be employed by Intel and will continue to develop NAND technology and components and manufacture NAND wafers at the fab. Phase 2 of the transaction is expected to close in March 2025, at which time employees aligned to this phase of the transaction will transition employment to SK hynix. 


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:
The candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field.

6+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • Non-volatile memory component as a Product Engineer, Staff Engineer, Product QRE, or in High Volume Test
  • Memory test or device characterization

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field with 4+ years of experience in the minimum requirements

4+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • Excel, JMP, and Python
  • Electrical Failure Analysis, identifying root cause of the problems and developing counter measures
  • NAND Flash Memory architecture and NAND erase, program and read algorithms
  • NAND Flash quality, reliability mechanisms and NAND device physics
  • NAND Flash wafer and component level testing and yield improvement
  • NAND Flash to system integration

Inside this Business Group

Employees in Intel's NAND Product Group deliver solutions that are transforming computing across all segments from data centers to Ultrabooks. They invent, develop, bring to market and support customers with leading-edge NAND flash memory and system level solutions such as solid state drives (SSDs). SSDs are accelerating performance for gaming enthusiasts, reducing total cost of ownership for IT managers of data centers and improving security and reliability for businesses. This dynamic group is strategically positioned to become the leading Non-Volatile Memory solution supplier for the compute segment and is a key to expanding markets and continuing the growth for Intel.

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

Posted: 2022-05-05 Expires: 2022-06-05

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