SMTS Storage Artificial Intelligence Architect


San Jose, CA

Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.

Micron Technology is a world leader in innovating memory and storage solutions that accelerate the transformation of information into intelligence, inspiring the world to learn, communicate and advance faster than ever.

Our Opportunity Summary:

For more than 43 years, Micron Technology, Inc. has redefined innovation with the world’s most advanced memory and semiconductor technologies. We’re an international team of visionaries and scientists, developing groundbreaking technologies that are transforming how the world uses information to enrich life.

With the emergence of AI/ML deployment at scale, storage infrastructure is seeing significant re-architecture and design, to enable efficient deployment of memory and storage technologies! Micron is looking for an expert host software stack engineer to help our team showcase our storage and memory solutions on groundbreaking AI/ML applications while highlighting our thought leadership in this space with our customers and partners. If you are an innovative, multi-functional thinker with the ability to deploy groundbreaking technologies in practical solutions, we want to talk to you. Strong intuition, passion, and leadership skills are valued in your day-to-day work. The seniority level offered will be based on experience and education.

Micron has long been a leader in DRAM and Flash memory, and we are at the forefront of emerging technologies such as CXL. We are well-positioned to lead the storage revolution that will allow customers to experience the full benefit of these exciting memory technologies! The ideal team member will help with the following key priorities, identify, categorize, and define new market opportunities, business models, and innovative product concepts. Choose concepts for feasibility demonstration. Identify, establish, and maintain strong business relationships with potential customers and development partners. Develop take-to-market strategies. Guide and consult feasibility and take to market teams. Manage strategic business relationships with initial customers and 3rd party partners. Identify key market trends and competitive landscapes. Attend and represent Micron at appropriate industry consortia, technical organizations, and technical conferences. Identify and define new innovative product concepts and memory architectures. Establish strong technical relationships with customers partner system architects and key technologists to identify and define new innovative memory products. Develop new product/architecture specifications. Work with Micron technologists, design engineers, and engineering teams to ensure successful implementation and feasibility demonstration of new product concepts. Stay on top of new advanced technology and architecture trends in the market. Generate new intellectual property and patents. Evangelize Micron's new products, technologies, and capabilities.

(Disclaimer): While you may not exhibit all of the characteristics/skills listed below today, we are highly interested in a teammate who is motivated to grow in technical breadth and depth. Suppose you are open to learning while being a valued member of a team of world-class engineers. In that case, we are determined to help build upon your existing foundation, while rapidly growing your individual and collaborative skills in this exciting and outstanding opportunity.

How To Qualify:

  • A BS or MS degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, or similar along with 5 -10+ years of relevant engineering experience.

  • Foundational grasp of computer science concepts like Memory management, Virtualization (Address Translation, Pass Through, Isolation), and data storage.

  • Knowledge of Linux techniques to trace data movement.

  • Strong coding skills in C/C++, Python

  • Background in Large Dataset processing, Large Language Models, and Multi-modal frameworks with hands-on problem-solving skills

  • Object/File/Block File Systems and Storage Technologies

  • Different Storage deployments (AFAs, Containers, Distributed FS)

  • Cloud Virtualization (VMware, KVM) Technologies

  • Experience with hypervisors and SDS stacks: VMware ESX, VSAN, Microsoft Hyper-V, Azure Stack HCI, Ceph, Docker, Linux Containers

  • Operating systems and associated internal storage stacks: Microsoft, VMware, Linux

  • Familiarity with PCIe/NVMe Protocols and Memory technologies

What Sets You Apart:

  • Experience with deploying Deep Learning models for training and inference on storage infrastructure.

  • Experience with TPU/GPUs and deep learning frameworks such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, CUDA, and ROCm.

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

  • A self-motivated, hard-working team player who enjoys working with diverse abilities and backgrounds

  • Good communication skills with the ability to convey sophisticated technical concepts to other design peers in verbal and written form

  • Having an innovative approach that is open to improving upon any of our processes or products.

Other Potential Team Member Locations:

  • Irvine, CA

  • Longmont, CO

  • Boise, ID

  • San Diego, CA

  • Folsom, CA

The US base salary range that Micron Technology estimates it could pay for this full-time position is:

$205,000.00 - $375,000.00

Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries of the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional job-related factors, including knowledge, skills, experience, tenure and relevant education or training. The pay scale is subject to change depending on business needs. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process. Additional compensation may include benefits, discretionary bonuses and equity.

As a world leader in the semiconductor industry, Micron is dedicated to your personal wellbeing and professional growth. Micron benefits are designed to help you stay well, provide peace of mind and help you prepare for the future. We offer a choice of medical, dental and vision plans in all locations enabling team members to select the plans that best meet their family healthcare needs and budget. Micron also provides benefit programs that help protect your income if you are unable to work due to illness or injury, and paid family leave. Additionally, Micron benefits include a robust paid time-off program and paid holidays. For additional information regarding the Benefit programs available, please see the Benefits Guide posted on

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