NAND Quality and Reliability Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Oct 25, 2018
Role Number: 200003780
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Dynamic, smart people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with all Apple Hardware products. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple product. This is a rare opportunity to showcase your skills in Flash memory wafer process, package assembly, test, and system design. In this role you will leverage your career success and technical depth in leading external suppliers, and driving items to closure across large multi-functional teams. At Apple we hire champion for quality and best-in-class product solutions.

Key Qualifications

  • Typically requires 5+ years in NAND or flash memory experience
  • Strong Flash Quality and Reliability experience
  • Experience with NAND flash memory technology and processing is ideal
  • Experience with semiconductor package engineering will make you successful
  • Experience with system level NAND flash engineering is a plus


As our NAND Quality and Reliability Engineer, you'll be a key member of our NAND Hardware Development Team. You will conduct quality assessment (up to and including semiconductor vendor/CM sites audit) and perform statistical analysis to figure out responsibility for NAND and MCP products that do not meet required specifications. In addition, you will involve in determination of quality and reliability requirements of NAND and MCP to help define Apple's mass storage solutions for our current line of world-class products as well as have direct technical impact on what our future product capabilities will be. - Responsible for communicating semiconductor vendors/suppliers NAND quality excursion to internal technical and management teams - Support internal engineering and management teams in failure analysis and defining corrective actions - Leading NAND qualification, manufacturing quality systems and methods - Develop analytical tools and quality screens to assure the early identification of potential problems with new NAND products and new packaging - Demonstrate strength in technical and analytical problem solving - Drive vendor NAND die roadmap, quality/reliability target and development schedule to meet Apple's requirements - Building and maintaining a failure analysis workflow including CMs, vendors, and internal teams - Experience with NAND system design and integration.

Education & Experience

BS or MS Degree in technical discipline.

Additional Requirements