Intel NSG Quality and Reliability Engineer in Folsom, California

Job Description

In this position, you will be working as a member of the Non-Volatile Memory NVM Solutions Group's NSG's Technology Development Quality and Reliability team, helping to develop Intel's new emerging NVM technologies such as 3D NAND and 3D XPointTM and SSD products, focusing on NVM reliability.

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to: Determining reliability requirements and technology targets of components and systems to achieve company, customer and other reliability objectives. Designing and executing experiments to identify, segment, characterize and model NVM reliability mechanisms. Developing empirical and physics-based predictive reliability modeling methods and tools for reliability risk assessments. Developing new acceleration techniques, test methods and analytical tools to provide fast and effective feedback for reliability process optimization Influencing design, process, product, test and/or system solutions in order to enable aggressive scaling of Intel's NVM technologies and exploration of novel memory cells. Developing the appropriate process- and product-qualification stress methods and criteria. You may be expected to lead small cross-functional and cross-company groups of engineers on multi-disciplinary technical projects to solve complex reliability issues- such as, during technology development and ramp to high-volume manufacturing.

The ideal candidate will have the ability for systematic analytical problem solving. Demonstrated creativity and innovation in solving technical problems. Affinity for cross -disciplinary work performance skills. Demonstrated attention to details and quality of the work. Demonstrated persistence and commitment to task. Ability to clearly communicate achieved results and to influence wide range of audiences. Demonstrated leadership to assume the authority and advocate for new ideas. Ability to work well in a team setting with people from a wide range of backgrounds. Ability to understand the high level picture and apply systems thinking to generate solutions.


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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Requirements:

The candidate must have a MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics or related field.

1 year of experience in the following areas:

  • Semiconductor device physics, probability and statistics, circuit design, semiconductor processing, and quantum physics

  • Experimental design (DOE), execution, analysis, interpretation and synthesis

  • Programming C or C++, PERL or Python

Preferred Requirements:

1 year of experience in design of experiment and statistical data analysis

  • Non-volatile memories, especially product or reliability

  • Analytical lab test equipment such as Logic analyzer/oscilloscopes, semiconductor parametric analyzer CV-IV, memory testers, SEM/TEM/IREM.

  • Reliability failure statistics, physics, or failure mechanisms.

  • CMOS transistor level circuit design, semiconductor device physics, memory reliability, interconnect reliability, computer or digital systems, or board level design.

  • Statistical analysis packages (R, JMP or Minitab)

  • Computer programming for testing

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.

Other Locations

US, New Mexico, Albuquerque

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....