Samsung Semiconductor Inc. Overview:

Samsung Semiconductor Inc. (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. - the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.

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We spark the imagination of device manufacturers with top-of-the-line building blocks of the digital area, powering billions of devices, and through them, touching the lives of people around the world every day. Samsung promises cutting-edge components services, TCO solutions and technical services with the widest product portfolio in the industry and adds value through our flexibility to collaborate with customers and partners, leveraging resources throughout the product development process.

Overview & Impact:

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. is looking for a senior level application engineer to join our application engineering team in our office in San Jose, CA. The application engineer will be responsible for technical support, primarily handling technical issues from customers and partners, joint validations efforts, self-qualifications as well as supporting local customer engineering teams. Key emphasis will be on enabling new DRAM technologies and business, troubleshooting urgent technical problems, the detection of potential issues during the early stage of a product qualification and the coordination with internal R&D teams. This position will provide the candidate with in-depth, hands-on experience with Samsung memory products including signal integrity (SI) and timing analysis measurements.

Job responsibility:

  • Support key customers through DRAM memory enablement, new technology roadmap review, issues troubleshooting, diagnose and root cause of system memory failures.
  • Evaluate and validate memory related RAS features on next generation server and consumer CPU’s
  • Be able to perform DRAM SI/PI and timing analysis measurements.
  • Develop and publish updates on resolutions and communicate findings internally.
  • Drive necessary discussions with external and internal teams on test specification and methodologies to improve test quality continuously

Qualifications & Required:

  • 5+ years of professional work experience in semiconductor technology, or memory field with customer facing responsibilities
  • Solid experience with supporting DRAM memory products.
  • Familiar with DRAM architecture, DRAM memory types
  • Familiar with system RAS features Engineering Support for Tier 1 DRAM customers and their ODMs
  • Organize technical communication with customers in order to do problem solving in place and help to set up verification procedure and condition for the issue duplication and improvement
  • Hands-on experience with lab equipment including digital multi meter, oscilloscope, power supply, logic analyzer, etc.
  • Background in Signal Integrity/Power Integrity (SI/PI) and timing measurements.
  • Familiar with modern server architectures and its components (CPU, Memory, Networking, PCIe.).
  • Experience in technical data analysis.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Leadership skills for driving customer enablement strategies and debug activities.
  • At least BS in Electrical/Computer Engineering (or related major)

Additionally, we look for the following universal qualities in all candidates:

  • Resourceful Achiever: self-driven and proactive, you apply logic and reason to effectively solve problems and manage risks.
  • Avid Learner: you eagerly take on new challenges and seek out opportunities to grow and stretch
  • Passionate Owner: you are energized by your work, taking ownership and delivering results without ego
  • Committed Collaborator: with a positive attitude and commitment to get to the best result, you welcome ideas from others and drive processes forward in an inclusive manner

Prefered skills:

  • Background in DRAM memory design or system architecture
  • Understanding of semiconductor manufacturing and fab processes

Job title: Sr. Field Application Engineer & Technology Enablement

Requisition ID: 40175

Location: San Jose, CA

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Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- one of the largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays. SSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is SSI’s policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, and hiring decisions are made accordingly.
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