Director, Government Affairs

20 Sep, 2022


Director, Government Affairs

Micron Technology
Washington, D.C.

Job Description

Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all. Join an inclusive team passionate about one thing: using their expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we build help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can fuel the very innovation we are pursuing.


As the Director of Government Affairs, you will be a critical strategic leader and contributor to our community and our company. You will advise the Vice President Federal Advocacy and Stakeholder Engagement and the Corporate Vice President Public Affairs and our Senior Leadership Team to define how the company analyzes, understands, navigates, and shapes the policy & legislative systems in the United States at the federal level. You will advocate for Micron externally with the legislative community, executive branch, third party groups and partners regulatory community and the policy community in partnership with colleagues in State & Local Government Affairs and Policy & Research, working closely with International and Global colleagues to bring an integrated picture to our advocacy efforts in the US at the federal level.   You will bring external perspectives back into the company to inform our perception, strategy and direction. You will bring expertise in the areas of politics, process, tactics, and team management as well as preferred experience in technology, industrial policy and manufacturing, trade, foreign relations, and issues facing global companies. You will also be outcome and results oriented.


The successful candidate will be a key member of the Public Affairs team and will develop, nurture and maintain strong relationships and enhance the brand and reputation of Micron with this stakeholder set. This candidate will be focused on proactive engagement and reputation/relationship management in support of Micron’s policy objectives.  You will seek to identify key policy issues, solicit and hear others’ perspectives, and distill and share the company’s views on those issues with external stakeholders. You will be expected to represent the company in front of political policy and opinion leaders.


In this role you can expect to:

  • Develop a nuanced understanding of Micron’s current and future potential issues and assess key legislative, policy and regulatory risks and opportunities;
  • Partner to develop and execute strategies for engaging government officials, opinion leaders and regulators in the United States;
  • Engage proactively and reactively with government officials and regulators at the federal level regarding Micron’s current and future products, issues, and priorities to ensure that we are able to operate successfully and fairly;
  • Maintain fluency on a wide variety of regulatory and policy issues including trade, government grants and incentives, export control issues, national security concerns, patent policy, semiconductor manufacturing, tax, appropriations,  immigration, DEI, sustainability, technology and data, foreign affairs, and innovation to name a few;
  • Serve as an effective advocate for Micron and our interests on key policy and political matters and craft positions for the company that will establish it publicly as a thought leader and innovator;
  • Communicate effectively with government officials, internal colleagues, peers and partners, business partners, and industry associations;
  • Be a flexible communicator who can both explain technical details to a public policy audience and public policy developments to an internal technical audience.


To thrive in this role you will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • 10-12+ years of experience working with government, think tanks, public interest groups, advocacy groups, industry groups, or corporations in Washington DC;
  • Demonstrated experience, strong existing relationships and proven track record of succeeding working with federal regulators, Executive branch officials, governmental bodies or legislators
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and multiple stakeholders, executing strategies, delivering solutions, and managing cross-functional projects;
  • Ability to integrate public policy with business strategy and influence both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to operate in ambiguous environments and quickly learn/adapt to emerging issues. Excellent attention to detail and personal, political, analytical, and communication skills;
  • A self-starter attitude: you instinctively and consistently create personal and professional stretch goals and meet them;


This role’s location is based in Washington D.C. but maintains flexibility for some remote work.




About Micron Technology, Inc.

We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions transforming how the world uses information to enrich life for all. With a relentless focus on our customers, technology leadership, and manufacturing and operational excellence, Micron delivers a rich portfolio of high-performance DRAM, NAND, and NOR memory and storage products through our Micron® and Crucial® brands. Every day, the innovations that our people create fuel the data economy, enabling advances in artificial intelligence and 5G applications that unleash opportunities — from the data center to the intelligent edge and across the client and mobile user experience.

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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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Job posted: 2022-09-20