DRAM Product Technology Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Oct 26, 2018
Role Number: 200003773
Do you love creating elegant solutions to highly complex challenges? Do you intrinsically see the importance in every detail? As part of our Silicon Technologies group, you’ll help design and manufacture our next-generation, high-performance, power-efficient processor, system-on-chip (SoC). You’ll ensure Apple products and services can seamlessly and efficiently handle the tasks that make them beloved by millions. Joining this group means you’ll be responsible for crafting and building the technology that fuels Apple’s devices. Together, you and your team will enable our customers to do all the things they love with their devices. In this position, you will be ensuring the successful integration of DRAM memories with SoC devices.

Key Qualifications

  • Requires 10+ years in DRAM development
  • Excellent communication skills and collaboration abilities
  • Deep knowledge of DRAM cell architectures
  • Deep understanding of DRAM memory organization and periphery design for low DRAM power
  • Experience in 1xnm/1ynm/1znm DRAM technology development
  • Experience in LPDDR IO (DDR/DDR2/DDR3/DDR4) characterization and qualification
  • Knowledge of memory test patterns
  • Experience with DRAM reliability
  • Knowledge with state of the art packaging technology (pop, Tsv, etc.) and their relationship to DRAM signal/power integrity
  • Previous experience in Failure Analysis of DRAM devices
  • Excellent hardware and software debug skill
  • Experience working with the major DRAM memory vendors
  • Programming experience in C/C++


- You will work with design, verification and integration engineers to ensure memory controller requirements are well-defined and cover the scope of DRAM based corner cases - Collaborating with the DRAM vendors for Apple’s main memory solution and to improve DRAM FAB/Assembly associated defects - Ensuring the timing, voltage and power of the DRAM silicon meets Apple's requirements - Define DRAM corner silicon and ensure all AC/DC characteristics represent corner cases - Drive the reliability and qualification of DRAM with the memory vendors - Debugging RMA material with apparent DRAM related defects - Drive the roadmaps and specs of memory vendors for next technology node devices

Education & Experience

PhD or MS or BS Degree in technical discipline

Additional Requirements