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Intern - Software Developer
San Jose, CA

Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.

Micron Technology is a world leader in innovating memory and storage solutions that accelerate the transformation of information into intelligence, inspiring the world to learn, communicate and advance faster than ever.

As a Kernel Software Developer specializing in memory management especially for CXL subsystem, your primary responsibility will be to ensure efficient and reliable memory allocation, utilization, and protection within the operating system's kernel. You'll work closely with a team of developers and system architects to design, implement, and optimize memory-related subsystems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Memory Allocation and Deallocation: Develop and enhance memory allocation algorithms and data structures to minimize fragmentation and maximize system performance.
  • Page Table Management: Implement and optimize page table structures for virtual memory management, ensuring efficient address translation.
  • Memory Protection: Design and implement mechanisms for memory protection and access control to prevent unauthorized access and maintain system stability.
  • Resource Management: Collaborate with the team to manage system resources effectively, including physical and virtual memory, to meet the needs of running processes.
  • Performance Optimization: Identify and resolve memory-related bottlenecks and inefficiencies in the kernel to enhance overall system performance.
  • Debugging and Testing: Develop and maintain tools and techniques for debugging memory-related issues and conducting rigorous testing to ensure memory subsystem reliability.
  • Security: Work on enhancing memory security, addressing vulnerabilities, and implementing security measures to protect against memory-based attacks.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of memory management components, algorithms, and processes.


  • Relevant majors include Computer Science, Management Info Systems, Computer Info Systems, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering
  • Open to Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD level candidates
  • Must be continuing education in Fall of 2024

The US base salary range that Micron Technology estimates it could pay for this full-time position is:

$33.53 - $44.30

Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries of the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional job-related factors, including knowledge, skills, experience, tenure and relevant education or training. The pay scale is subject to change depending on business needs. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process. Additional compensation may include benefits, discretionary bonuses and equity.

As a world leader in the semiconductor industry, Micron is dedicated to your personal wellbeing and professional growth. Micron benefits are designed to help you stay well, provide peace of mind and help you prepare for the future. We offer a choice of medical, dental and vision plans in all locations enabling team members to select the plans that best meet their family healthcare needs and budget. Micron also provides benefit programs that help protect your income if you are unable to work due to illness or injury, and paid family leave. Additionally, Micron benefits include a robust paid time-off program and paid holidays. For additional information regarding the Benefit programs available, please see the Benefits Guide posted on micron.com/careers/benefits.

Micron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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To learn more about Micron, please visit micron.com/careers

US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s People Organization at hrsupport_na@micron.com or 1-800-336-8918 (select option #3)

Micron Prohibits the use of child labor and complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and other international and industry labor standards.

Micron does not charge candidates any recruitment fees or unlawfully collect any other payment from candidates as consideration for their employment with Micron.

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Company overview

10000+ Employees
Company - Public
Computer Hardware Development
Information Technology
$10+ billion (USD)

Micron ratings

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Micron reviews by software developer

  • "Work life balance is good and lots of learning." (in 588 reviews)
  • "Good pay and have meal allowance" (in 651 reviews)
  • "Good benefits and a lot of gifts" (in 310 reviews)
  • "Good management and bosses and considerate" (in 247 reviews)
  • "great work life and people" (in 310 reviews)
  • "There is not much transferable skills and no work life balance" (in 588 reviews)
  • "Pay is low very very low" (in 651 reviews)
  • "During down trend, salary benefits and work life balance is bad for Equipment owners" (in 310 reviews)
  • "Poor Management Boss is biased Need flatter the boss" (in 247 reviews)
  • "Experienced people" (in 310 reviews)

Micron – Why work with us

It's about memory

The world is moving to a new economic model, where data is driving value creation in ways we had not imagined just a few years ago. Data is today’s new business currency, and memory and storage are emerging as strategic differentiators that will redefine how we extract value from data to learn, explore, communicate and experience.

And we know memory

As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands — Micron, Crucial and Ballistix — we offer the industry’s broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today’s major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPoint™ memory. Our solutions are purpose built to leverage the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world.

It’s how we do business

From our roots in Boise, Idaho, Micron has grown into an influential global presence committed to being the best memory company in the world. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism and supporting our global community.

Our commitment to sustainable practices

Micron’s approach to sustainability is a reflection of how we have done business for 40 years. Our dedication to employee health and safety, environmental quality and community support worldwide is detailed in our 2018 Sustainability Report.

Our history of giving back started in 1999 when we established the Micron Foundation and identified science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education as a priority for Idaho students. Today, the Micron Foundation’s initiatives have become leading resources for educators and students in Idaho communities and beyond, and we donate millions of dollars to organizations and events identified by our local teams around the world.

Micron Foundation

Endowed with gifts from Micron Technology, Inc., the Micron Technology Foundation’s mission is to develop effective programs that promote math, science, and engineering education and to participate in activities that address the priorities and concerns of the communities where Micron employees live and work

Micron benefits

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Employer summary

Health insurance:

A choice of medical, dental and vision plans are offered. Also offered are competitive life, disability insurance, paid maternity/paternity leave and more.

Retirement plan:

A competitive 401(k) plan enables you to save for retirement. Choose to invest pre-tax or after-tax and from a portfolio of funds that can help you achieve your retirement goals.

Employee stock purchase program:

Purchase Micron stock through our employee stock purchase program and you can get it at a discount.

Paid time off:

Employees get paid time off. Your beginning rate starts at 5.31 hours per bi-weekly pay period. It increases annually up to 6.93 hours.

Tuition support:

Micron makes resources available through tuition support and industry related courses that help employees expand and extend their knowledge through education.

Training and education:

Micron works to provide world-class education opportunities. We link learners and educators from around the world to help expand your job skills and understanding.

Employee benefit reviews

Most commented

  • Health Insurance(124 comments)

    "good benefit for all workers"

  • 401K Plan(84 comments)

    "Matching percent could be higher."

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off(70 comments)

    "standard plan as most places, buy sometimes hard to actually take the time. you work hard at micron."

  • Nov 26, 2023
    Current Employee in Boise, ID, Idaho

    401k match to 5%. Health benefits are on par or better from other Fortune 500. RSUs and ESPP available

  • Nov 19, 2023
    Former Employee in New York, NY, New York State

    Good benefit as part time.

  • Nov 12, 2023
    Current Employee in Boise, ID, Idaho

    Great benefits, most team members expected to return to site a few days a week.

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