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Engineer II – Dry Etch and Deposition

Malibu, CA, USA Req #116
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

EDUCATION DESIRED: BS in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or related fields or equivalent experience.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Hands-on fabrication and processing of III-V (GaAs, InP, GaN, etc.) and silicon materials, associated dielectrics and metals within a Dry Etch and Deposition module. Troubleshoot problems and develop solutions for tool and process issues in a high-mix R&D and low-volume production environment. Write and perform experiments, record and analyze data, present results, options and recommendations to HRL project/line management and customers.


EXPERIENCE DESIRED: 5+ years hands-on experience in processing of semiconductor devices and circuits, with an emphasis in dry etching (ICP/RIE/Bosch), and PECVD/ALD deposition. Experience with a variety of dry etch, deposition and inspection tools. Candidates should possess a proven track record of developing novel and successful solutions to complex technical issues. Experience working in an AS9100 Quality Management System production environment is a plus.


KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Knowledge of semiconductor processing and devices with a focus in dry etching and deposition. Computer skills using Excel, Powerpoint, and Word. Use of standard processing and analytical tools (profilometry, microscopes, and SEM) and standard scientific software programs (JMP).


ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be sufficiently mobile to work within confined spaces and have both visual and hearing acuity. Must be able to work within a class 10 Cleanroom. Must be able to work safely with and around potentially toxic and hazardous materials, chemicals and gases. Good hand eye coordination. Must be self-starter and work with little supervision. Be a strong team player.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Malibu, CA, USA