Manager, Server Memory Product Planning

Product Planning San Jose, California


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Job Title: Manager, Server Memory Product Planning 


Come to join the team that manages Samsung’s product planning and enablement for server memory products. The memory product planning team in the US, in collaboration with Korean HQ, is in the front and center of road mapping next-generation memory products (DDR/HBM/GDDR/LPDDR). Working with customers and eco-system partners in the server and consumer vertical, this team defines the memory portfolio/specs/features for the largest semiconductor company in the world. This team consists of professionals who possess a fine mix of high level technical understanding as well as business acumen.


  • Ensure products are enabled, sampled, validated with OEMs/Partners/SOC makers on time, in the pre-launch phase for timely final-launch
  • Proficiency in simultaneously working with US colleagues, Korean HQ, and customers to influence decisions. Strong understanding of product/technology roadmaps
  • Keep track of competitors, SOC vendors, OEMs, and market growth drivers. And also understand the influencers behind their products
  • Clearly understand DRAM product specs/features, systems, and applications. Based on solid understanding, propose new product concepts, business development, and collaboration opportunities
  • Generate monthly, quarterly and annual reports by distilling 360-degree view of the market. Need to demonstrate a mix of technical and business savvy
  • Executive level communication is required to drive alignment internally (within Samsung) and externally (with partners/OEMs) to productize ideas
  • 10-15% travel

Minimum Qualifications

  • 7+ years semiconductor industry experience, a strong understanding of memory products, ecosystem, and roadmaps
  • At least 2+ years of product management/development/planning experience
  • BS/MS CE/EE/Technical Background (MBA good to have)

Preferred Qualification

  • Good understanding of semiconductor (memory/storage) industry ecosystem: vendors/suppliers, partners, OEM/ODM/CM, influencers
  • Ability to work with global stakeholders. Cope with foreign cultures, customs

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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