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NAND Product Development Engineer (SK)

Folsom, California; ; Remote Job ID JR0233272 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Fully Remote Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

It's an exciting time to join Intel as a Product Development Engineer.

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

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

  • Responsible for delivering a healthy, balanced Read Window Budget to ensure robust product performance.
  • Responsible for developing, maintaining, and upgrading the RWB code platform to keep pace with future 3D NAND products.
  • Responsible for the development and evolution of key Read Window Budget metrics (Scorecards, CSPECS, etc).
  • Working with Design, Technology Development, and other cross-functional teams in developing solutions for product-related issues.
  • Ensure product specifications are properly defined, Silicon performance matches or exceeds specification, and quickly drive resolution of any gaps identified.
  • Responsible for developing trim solutions to meet product specifications and ensure product qualification readiness.
  • Data Analysis and Parsing skills to analyze high volume data for Quality improvement, RWB analysis, and Yield improvement.
  • Responsible for product qualification.
  • Drive root cause of failures resulting from qualification testing. Responsible for developing SSD Policies for internal Solid State Drives customers.
  • Work with cross-functional teams in resolving external customer-related issues including internal Solid State Drives qualifications.

The position is associated with the sale of the NAND business to SK Hynix aligning to Phase 2 of the transaction. Employees aligned to Phase 2 will continue to be employed by Intel developing NAND technology and components. 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 Solidigm, a stand-alone US subsidiary of SK Hynix headquartered in San Jose, California with offices world-wide. Solidigm is a leading global supplier of NAND flash memory solutions, led by Robert (Rob) B. Crooke as CEO, previously senior vice president and general manager of Intel's Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group. To read more, see:


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or similar degree and 3+ years of experience in the following:

  • NAND Flash Read Window Budget and memory array characterization and development.
  • Non-volatile memory components, as a Product Engineer, Staff Engineer, Product QRE, or in High Volume Test.
  • Memory tests or device characterization.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or similar degree and 2+ years of experience in the minimum qualifications.

  • MS Excel, JMP, and Python.
  • NAND Flash Memory architecture, NAND erase program and read algorithms.
  • Electrical Failure Analysis, identifying root cause and developing effective solutions.
  • NAND Flash quality, reliability mechanisms, and NAND device physics.
  • 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.

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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.
We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here:

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:$85,420.00-$136,400.00

Working Model
This role is available as a fully home-based and generally would require you to attend Intel sites only occasionally based on business need. This role may also be available as our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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