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Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
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San Jose, California
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Senior Field Application Engineer - SSD

Sales . San Jose, California



Field Application Engineer (SSD)

San Jose, CA




This position is to manage the technical account for SSD customers in San Jose and CA region related to Data Center and RA business to maintain the close customer engineering relationship and SSD product technology leadership to maximize sales contribution.

Create global demand by identifying business opportunities, providing optimal SSD technologies and solutions for future designs for the specific assigned accounts, and managing all technical related issues.

  • Identify all SSD design-in opportunities & provide the best solutions for the customer(s) including technology, specific application type, cost competitiveness, market demand/sector, lifecycle, global qualification activities, and technical data in order to secure maximum number of design-wins.
  • Manage the customer(s) to assure that a technology leadersship is maintained and sales are enabled and maximized. Act as an escelation path on occasions where there are (internal or external) obstacles impeding key design wins
  • Provide strategic input to SEC HQ regarding the SSD industry or application technology trend in order to create new product offerings or to improve the R&R and the strategic partnership with the customer(s).
  • Visit and interact directly with the customer(s) to maintain customer product roadmap updates.
  • Track and report project details, design-in and qualifications plan as well as the competitive analysis in roadmap, process technology and qualification status.
  • Train and direct the field sales resources (global account sales and FAE's) on key focus products, how to target memory design-wins, providing sales enabling tools, regular updates for roadmap/product changes, die-revs, etc. to enable design-wins & SSD sales.

  • This position has a responsibility to manage the qualification sample budget.
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent in Engineering Degree with minimum 5years memory/storage engineering experience
  • This position may require traveling to customer site about 3 ~ 4 times a week.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations, and legal documents
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamental plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Able to lift up to 20 pounds for an average of once a week.
  • Ability to use Internet, Spreadsheet, Word Processing, customer management, database, and etc
  • Requires standing (<1/3 of the time), walking (1/3 to 2/3 of the time), sitting (>2/3 of the time), Climbing (<1/3 of the time), stoop/kneel/crouch/crawling (<1/3 of the time), reaching with hands and arms (1/3 to 2/3 of the time)

  • Prior Flash NAND or Storage (SSD/HDD) Engineering experience preferred
  • Direct Communication Interface experience with the Customer(s) preferred


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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