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Engineer I - Microelectronics Integration and Packaging

Malibu, CA, USA Req #134
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

EDUCATION DESIRED: BS or MS in Materials Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or related fields, OR equivalent experience.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Join a team in the innovation and development of novel 2.5D and 3D semiconductor integration processes for RF and heterogeneous electronics applications. This position will involve hands-on semiconductor wafer fabrication in a Class 10 cleanroom. Develop or refine fabrication processes. Troubleshoot and resolve process problems. Work closely with senior technical staff to perform experiments, document experimental findings. Collect and analyze experimental data. Work with unit process engineers in order to fabricate wafer lots and execute experiments.

EXPERIENCE DESIRED: This is an entry level position, however experience and skill in hands-on processing of MEMS or semiconductor devices and circuits is a plus. Candidates should possess a proven track record of developing solutions to process development problems. General knowledge of wet chemical etching, RIE/ICP etching, CMP, electroplating, PECVD deposition is a plus. Experience with electron microscopy, ellipsometry, surface profilometry and electrical characterization tools is beneficial. Knowledge of flip chip thermo-compression bonding is beneficial.

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Processes associated with MEMS or semiconductor device and IC fabrication; strong observation and documentation skills; ability to develop and maintain statistical process control (SPC) charts. Knowledge of data plotting using Excel, JMP/Minitab or similar tools. General computer skills with office productivity software such as Excel, Word, and Powerpoint.

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 able to work with little supervision and be a strong team player.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license special tools or restrictions): U.S. citizenship required. Must be willing to work 1st shift (6am-3pm) or 2nd shift (12pm-9pm) if requested.

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