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Manager, Server Memory Product Planning

Location: San Jose, California
Job Category: Product Planning

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Job Title: Manager (Individual contributor), Memory Product Planning (San Jose)

Overview & Impact

Come to join the team that manages Samsung’s product planning and enablement for DRAM products. The memory product planning team in the US, in collaboration with Korean HQ, is in the front and center of enabling next-generation memory products (DDR/HBM/GDDR/LPDDR). Working with customers and eco-system partners in the server and consumer vertical, this team defines the memory portfolio/specs/features for the largest semiconductor company in the world. This team consists of professionals who possess a fine mix of high level technical understanding as well as business acumen.


  • Ensure products are enabled & validated with OEMs/Partners/SOC makers on time, in per-launch phase for timely final-launch
  • Proficiency in simultaneously working with US colleagues, Korean HQ, and customers to influence decisions with strong understanding of product & technology road-maps
  • Keen on status and strategy of competitors, SOC vendors, OEMs and market growth drivers and understanding on the dynamics behind and key stakeholders
  • Clearly understand DRAM product specs/features, systems and applications - based on solid understanding, propose new product concepts, business development and collaboration opportunities
  • Generate monthly, quarterly and annual reports by distilling 360 degree view of the market (must demonstrate mix of technical and business savvy)
  • Align internal (within Samsung) and external (with partners/OEMs) interests to be able to successfully productize ideas
  • 10-15% travel

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years semiconductor industry experience, strong understanding of memory products, ecosystem and road-maps
  • Must be generally familiar with semiconductor design, specification and general semiconductor fabrication technology/processing.
  • BS/MS CE/EE/Technical Background

Preferred Qualification

  • Good understanding of semiconductor (DRAM & CPU/GPU/SOC) industry ecosystem: vendors/suppliers, partners, OEM/ODM/CM, influencers
  • Ability to work with global stake holders. Cope with foreign cultures, customs

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 fables 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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