As a NVE Managed NAND SCG Validation Engineer at Micron Technology, you will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies for the validation and characterization of managed NAND products like eMMC and UFS. These strategies will require the development, and documentation, of software and hardware test solutions used to validate and characterize products against requirements and specifications.  This also applies to maintaining validation and characterization procedures for all product types.  Responsibilities will also include providing investigative support for validation, characterization, qualification and customer issues.

Responsibilities 

Requirements analysis

  • Maintain knowledge of product functionality
  • Study of product requirements in order to verify testability
  • Identification of suitable testing equipment
  • Support the Design team for the definition and implementation of new requirements / performances.    

Validation test strategy

  • Definition of test cases to verify functional and not functional requirements are compliance to system requirements
  • Working with design team for test cases developing coherently with FW and HW architecture
  • Identification of PASS/FAIL criteria for test cases in term of number of cycles, statistical and temperature 

Test Implementation

  • Define the Test Implementation Strategy and Software Architecture
  • Implementation of test cases- Software developing and debugging
  • Define a test automation strategy and plan
  • Implementation of automatic test to control the execution of tests and comparison of actual with expected results

Test Execution

  • Supplying and Pre-formatting of samples for validation
  • Execution of Product Validation flow to match programmed validation plan
  • Monitoring of test time – Test time reduction
  • Report Generation - Report data in a clear format including concise comments about findings
  • Track document revision to provide historical reference 

Defect Management

  • Failure analysis of bugs coming from Product Validation - Comprehend the issue (examples: failure mode, usage conditions)
  • Implementation of systematic and short test to address failure analysis to designers
  • Bug notification – Provide all information and sequence to track and replicate the bug in traceability tools
  • Support marketing application engineering with failure analysis
  • Failure analysis of bugs coming from external source (customer, quality, etc) in order to identify escape root cause
  • Implementation of sequence to replicate external bugs and integration in validation flow
  • Collaborate with Development teams to assess test results and generate deviation

Defect Analysis

  • Failure analysis of issues through the use of protocol analyzers, oscilloscopes, and logic analyzers
  • Generate test cases and hardware setups to facilitate failure captures
  • Investigate system protocol and signaling issues to establish a root cause
  • Generate failure analysis reports showing root cause analysis to include protocol and signal captures related to failing conditions

Requirements

  • Bachelor's/Master’s Degree in Electrical & Electronics or Computer Engineering
  • Basic knowledge of NAND Flash technologies and operations
  • Knowledge of mobile interface specifications such as eMMC or UFS
  • Intermediate knowledge in Linux scripting/programming preferably C Language/bash/Perl
  • Intermediate knowledge in Android OS debugging
  • Experience in using debugging tools such as Oscilloscope, Logic analyzers, or bus/protocol analyzers
  • Highly organized and self-motivated.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • The ability to work with other engineers across multiple disciplines, as well as customers
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