Intel 3D XPoint Advanced Memory Technology Development E in Boise, Idaho

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to work on the latest breakthrough in Non-Volatile Memory Technology: Intel 3D XPoint memory and Intel Optane Technology.

This role's primary responsibilities include electrical characterization of 3D XPoint memory arrays, developing memory operation and testing algorithms, collaborating with design engineering, test engineering, product engineering, and process engineering in the development of Intel 3D XPoint memory technology and delivery of the technology to high-volume manufacturing, as well as collaborating with reliability engineering and systems engineering for the qualification of Intel Optane Technology products.

The right candidate will be highly confident in his/her expert knowledge of fundamental device physics, electrical circuits, mathematics and statistics, and will be familiar with memory architectures. The right candidate must also be passionate to be involved in the development of cutting-edge technology, and be excited to be engaged in a fast-paced working environment.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • work independently to address complex technical challenges

  • communication and presentation skills

track-record of working in a cross-functional team setting


You must possess the 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. Relevant experience can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/ or work experience. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Requirements:

The candidate must possess a PhD degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.

Minimum 1 year experience in the following:

  • Semiconductor device physics

  • Characterization or Modeling of advanced semiconductor devices

  • Programming and scripting languages, such as C++, Python, Matlab.

  • Statistical analysis methods and analysis software, such as Excel and JMP.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge in electrical test equipment such as oscilloscope, pulse generator, parameter analyzer.

  • Prior experience working on a memory technology e.g. NAND/NOR flash.

Inside this Business Group

Non-Volatile Solutions Memory Group: The Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group is a worldwide organization that delivers NAND flash memory products for use in Solid State Drives (SSDs), portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and other devices. The group is responsible for NVM technology design and development, complete Solid State Drive (SSD) system hardware and firmware development, as well as wafer and SSD manufacturing.

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