• SSD Thermal Mechanical Engineer

    Micron Technology, Inc.Folsom, CA 95630

    Job #1026468599

  • Req. ID: 139310

    Micron Technology's vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, teamwork, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community.

    The SSD Thermal Mechanical Engineer expert will be responsible for developing thermal models of SOCs, DRAM, NAND - in turn develop thermal models of performance optimized SSD products utilizing the key components. You will have a background working from the silicon die to the server system level. A successful candidate will possess deep technical knowledge and experience on methodologies and experimentation to validate thermal models and characterize system level thermals.

    Are you a thinker and a doer?

    You will design, implement, and document thermal mechanical designs. In a fast pace environment, you will demonstrate your ability to prioritize engineering decisions, balance multiple projects simultaneously, work cross-functionally, collaborate with internal partners and drive to closure. The primary focus will be on project engineering which will include design, research, prototyping, product improvements, process improvements and engineering documentation. You will manage all project technical activities aiming at assuring customer focused project accuracy and quality, from concept thru high volume manufacture.


    • Study trade-offs of power levels and transient response in varied customer environments

    • Create thermal solutions and analyze current architectures and seek improvements to reduce the thermal burden and increase product performance

    • Work closely with product architecture and package engineering communities to deliver product level thermal solutions for SOC and Systems

    • Work on developing the system level thermal solution based on application requirements, package materials, and technology

    • Design product enclosures using appropriate manufacture method based on volume and cost targets

    • Mechanical modeling and testing of components, including shock and vibe, SJR, accelerated life stress

    • Design, implement and document all mechanical work from concept to NPI following best in class processes

    • Represent the mechanical team in all cross-discipline activities in problem solving or planning future products

    • Perform detailed tolerance analysis to ensure quality and ease of manufacture

    • Create and maintain detailed user documentation for customer consumption

    • Support, promote, and execute company initiatives

    • Provide timely customer service to both internal and external customers

    • Establish and maintain a teamwork culture through leadership, experience, positive attitude, inspiration, and training

    • Demonstrate a commitment to upholding the highest standards with on time delivery, and the quality of our products


    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with 10 years' of meaningful mechanical design experience and 5+ years' work experience in thermal analysis, thermal heat sink design, CFD

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

    • Excellent interpersonal skills

    • Decision-making ability and leadership skills required

    • Time management and organization skills required

    • Proven ability to accept and give direction, set expectations, own work you're doing, accountable to meet schedule, budget, and customer expectations

    • Ability to be motivated by the needs of the team, collaborate, and work in a team environment

    • Experience and proficiency with Customer and Supplier engagement

    • Ability to manage numerous projects and initiatives with varying priorities and vague input

    • Proven experience designing packaged electronic products for high volume manufacture

    • Strong mechanical engineering aptitude with demonstrated results in thermal management of high power electronics, making important design contributions

    • Strong analytical skills, including structural (FEA) and thermal modelling (CFD, FloTherm)

    • Expert in 3D CAD software, Solidworks, or equivalent tools

    • Lab experience attaching thermocouples, using wind tunnels, and thermal chambers

    • Strong DFM (design for manufacturing) skills required along with the ability to design products for manufacturing automation

    • Strong problem solving skills: identifying, isolating, and debugging issues and providing creative solutions

    • Detail oriented with solid documentation and reporting skills

    • Experience with statistical analysis, tools and techniques

    • Knowledge of DFMA principles

    About Us

    As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands - Micron, Crucial and Ballistix - we offer the industry's broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today's major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPointâ„¢ memory. Our solutions are purpose built to leverage the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world.

    Micron Benefits

    Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (Combined Sick and Vacation Time), Retirement savings plans, Paid maternity/paternity leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional development training, Workplace wellness programs, Micron Health Clinic (Boise only), Fitness Center / Activity rooms (Boise only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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