Application Engineer, Technology Enablement

Engineering - Hardware Redmond, Washington


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Job Title: Application engineer, Technology Enablement



Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. is looking for an application engineer to join our application engineering (AE) team in our office in Redmond, WA. 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 troubleshooting urgent problems, the detection of potential issues during the early stage of a product and the coordination with internal R&D teams. This position will get the candidate in-depth, hands-on experience with Samsung memory products including signal integrity (SI) and timing analysis measurements.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Support key customers through memory validation, issues troubleshooting, diagnose and root cause of system memory failures.
  • Evaluate and validate memory related RAS features on next generation server CPU’s
  • Proactively create experiments and tooling to detect and diagnose memory health issues.
  • 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.


Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of professional work experience in memory field.
  • Solid experience with DRAM memory products.
  • Familiar with Unix/Linux Operating System and scripting languages.
  • 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.).
  • Expertise in lab setup and maintenance, as well as precision PCB/component rework.
  • Experience with test automation and data analysis.
  • Knowledge in changing system configurations and measuring change impact.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Leadership skills for driving test plans and debug activities.
  • BS in Electrical/Computer Engineering (or equivalent experience)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Electrical/Computer Engineering (or equivalent experience)


************************************************************************************************** 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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