NAND Hardware Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Hardware

Summary

Posted: Nov 13, 2018
Role Number: 200012281
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, intellectual and inspiring, people innovative technologies are the norm here. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with all Apple Hardware products. The same real passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices strengthening our dedication to leave the world better than we found it. Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple product In this visible role, you will be directly responsible for the physical implementation of design partition(s) (from netlist to tapeout) for a highly complex SOC utilizing state of the art process technology.

Key Qualifications

  • Typically requires 5+ years in NAND development
  • Experience with NAND flash memory technology and processing is a plus
  • Experience with system level NAND flash engineering is a plus
  • Strong technical background
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • 3D-NAND development experience is a plus

Description

In your role as an Apple NAND Hardware Engineer, you will 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. This is an extraordinary opportunity to showcase your skills in flash memory process and in device, test, and system engineering. In this role you will use your career success and technical depth to handle external suppliers, and driving items to closure across large multi-functional teams. At Apple we hire champions for quality and best-in-class product solutions. NAND HW Development Engineer should have past experience with several of the following activities: - Expertise in NAND engineering, with a thorough grasp of interactions with product engineering, design and/ process integrations aspects of the technology. 3D-NAND experience is helpful. - Hands-on measurements of NAND array, with ability to connect single-cycle transistor properties, to full product operation. Experience across multiple-lithos spanning basic device definition through final qualification. - Good understanding of key NAND system specifications, with respect to embedded NAND and SSD solutions. - Do you have proven expertise in NAND failure analysis, testing and debug efforts? Experience in competitor analysis of NAND die and solutions is a plus. - Responsible for communicating vendor/supplier NAND roadmap to internal technical and management teams - Drive vendor NAND die roadmap to meet Apple's requirements (quality, performance, reliability, schedule) - Define and drive NAND flash technology roadmap, and manage component vendors to meet spec and schedule requirements - Support internal engineering teams in failure analysis and defining corrective actions

Education & Experience

PhD or MS or BS Degree in technical discipline.

Additional Requirements