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SK hynix memory solutions Overview

San Jose, CA
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
IT Services
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
SK hynix memory solutions America Inc. (SKHMS America) is a leading provider of custom System-on-Chip solutions for the SSD storage markets. We provide industry-leading controller hardware, advanced flash management systems, and firmware for NAND and post 2D-NAND based storage ... Read more

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  • We had Q3 All Hands Meeting on 9/27/2018. SKHMS A's CEO Tony Yoon updated our employees the projects we are working on and the goals we have for the nearfuture. Followed by the CEO's opening remarks, Tim Shafer, the new VP if the Firmware Gruop was introduced. Tim has been appointed as the new Firmware Group leader for SKHMS America on 9/11/2018. He worked at Intel for last 30 years with last 5 years as VP of Firmware in Intel's SSD group.

    We also invited Soohwan Choi, NAND Product Planning VP of SK hynix America, to share a summary from the Flash Memory Summit of 2018. During the summit, SK hynix gave a keynote speech to introduce the world's first CTF based PUC design at V5 96L NAND and announced the new enterprise SSD production of PE4010/SE4011. Soohwan Choi gave an overview of the summit, introducing opportunities and chellenges presented by new technology trends such as QLC, Computational storage, low latency NAND, PUC (SKH), open-channel SSD, NVMeOF and Ethernet SSD.

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SK hynix memory solutions – Why Work For Us?


SK hynix memory solutions America Inc. (SKHMS America) was formed in August 2012 as a result of the acquisition of Link_A_Media Devices Corporation (LAMD) by SK hynix. LAMD had been founded in March 2004 by storage-industry experts with the mission to deliver solutions for the continuing demands of higher storage capacities and lower cost. The company at that time was privately-held and located in Santa Clara, California with a sales and service office located in Tokyo. LAMD became a leading provider of custom System-on-Chip solutions for the HDD and SSD storage markets through its strong traction with Tier 1 customers and over 14 million SoCs shipped, along with an extensive operating history in the HDD market and many significant SSD engagements. It was one of only three companies world-wide developing high performance NAND solutions for all segments of the storage solution market (including enterprise systems, PCs, smartphones, tablets, etc.).

As of the acquisition by SK hynix in August of 2012, LAMD became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Korean semiconductor company and subsequently changed name to SK hynix memory solutions. SK hynix, the second largest manufacturer of memory semmiconductor focused on DRAM and NAND Flash devices, was acquired by the SK Group in 2012.The SK Group ranks 84th in the Fortune Global 500 in 2018 and is the third largest conglomerate in Korea with revenues of US$140B and is made up of 95 companies and over 70,000 employees worldwide.

SKHMS America moved to a new location in San Jose, CA on the SK hynix America campus in 2013, and changed name to SK hynix memory solutions America in 2018. SKHMS America operates as a separate R&D  business unit providing customized NAND based solutions for SK hynix and a select group of customers.


SK hynix memory solutions America Inc. offers you the opportunity to apply your skills to exciting projects while working with innovative teams. Our compensation package is complimented by a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and a company 401(k) match. If you are motivated by technical challenges, we offer a collaborative work environment that encourages career growth.


SK hynix memory solutions America Inc. Benefits are complimented by a competitive package that includes the following:

  • Medical Health insurance including PPO and Kaiser
  • Dental & Vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Match
  • Fitness Center & Fitness Reimbursement
  • On-campus Cafeteria
  • And much more

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