Principal Technologist

Products and Solutions Planning, Nand Flash

Posted on 4/3/2024



10,001+ employees

Produces electronics, semiconductors, and IoT devices


San Jose, CA, USA

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related Physical Science with 20+ years of experience or Masters in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related Physical Science with 18+ Years of Industry Experience or PhD in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related Physical Science with 15+ yrs of Industry Experience Preferred.
  • MBA is a PLUS!
  • 15+ years semiconductor industry experience, strong understanding of NAND flash memory products, ecosystem, roadmaps, and competitive landscape. Direct and deep engineering experience with leading-edge NAND flash memory is required. Solid technical understanding of NAND flash storage solutions, such as SSD and UFS, is required.
  • 5+ years of technology and competitive analysis.
  • A strong understanding of NAND flash memory test and manufacture process is required. Also required is the understanding of cost aspects of NAND flash memory development and manufacture.
  • Analytical and simulation-based performance, power, and feature modeling.
  • Strong technical communication skills, both verbal and written, to interface with cross-functional teams within and/or outside of the organization.
  • Strong customer interaction skills, both verbal and written, as well as research institutes and firms.
  • Proven ability to work with global stakeholders in different cultures and time zones.
  • Proven track record to manage complex engineering and planning projects successfully.
  • Clearly understand technology, market, and customer driven NAND flash memory requirements and translate them into concrete product definitions and specification.
  • Work with other customer facing teams and R&D teams to create a product and technology roadmap and ensure Samsung NAND flash products are made available to the market with the highest competitiveness.
  • Define novel NAND flash and storage solution definitions with features and structures that enable industry’s highest performance, lowest power, and unforeseen realization of system concepts.
  • Simultaneously work with colleagues from US and Korea offices as well as customers and industry experts, to influence decisions. Strong understanding of product/technology roadmaps.
  • You will work with other specialists within Samsung’s Device Solutions division from various departments like: product planners, NAND flash memory technologists, NAND flash memory designers, NAND flash storage solution architects, product engineers, test engineers, and sales/marketing professionals.
  • Technical interactions with customers and industry eco-system partners, including travel.
  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned.

Samsung Electronics specializes in a wide range of technology products, including smartphones, TVs, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, medical devices, semiconductors, and LED solutions, positioning itself at the forefront of the Internet of Things. The company's products incorporate advanced technologies such as IoT connectivity, semiconductor technology, and LED solutions.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Suwon-si, South Korea



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Comprehensive healthcare: Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee assistance program, Telehealth services

Work life success: PTO, FlexTime, FlexPlace, FlexYourFriday

Financial wellness: Health savings account, Flexible spending acounts, 401(k), Student loan support, Tuition assistance

Family first: Pregnancy support, Adoption assistance program, Paid child caregiver leave, Milk stork, WINFertility

Incentives: Fitness reimbursement, Annual physical. Preventative screenings, Lifestyle management