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Engineer I - Post Process

Malibu, CA, USA Req #108
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.

Engineer I – Post Process

Education Desired:
BS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical  Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or related fields or a minimum of five to ten  years equivalent experience.

Essential Job Functions:
Hands-on fabrication and processing of III-V materials (GaAs, InP, GaN, etc.) and various compound semiconductor material in the area of post processing advanced GaN, HBT and HEMT devices and circuits.Troubleshoot process and tool related issues and develop solutions.Design and execution of experiments, record and analyze data.Summarize results, and present options and recommendations to HRL project, line management and customers.

Experience Desired:
Experience and skills in backside processing of semiconductor devices and circuits. Experience should include processing expertise with wafer mounting, wafer thinning (lapping, polishing, grinding, CMP, etc.), wafer dicing (laser scribing, dicing, scribe and break, etc.), die separation, picking and inspection. Candidates should possess a proven track record of developing novel and successful solutions to complex technical issues.

Knowledge Desired:
Knowledge of semiconductor processing with a focus in backside wafer processing and die separation. Strong observation and oral documentation skills; Ability to develop and maintain statistical process control (SPC) charts; knowledge in data plotting using Excel, JMP or similar tools; Strong general skills with office productivity software such as MS Excel, PowerPoint and MS word. Knowledge of AutoCAD is a definite plus.

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, and able to work safely with and around potentially toxic and hazardous materials, chemicals and gases.Good hand eye coordination with an aptitude to work in an ESD environment and also a willingness to familiarize with mask design and reticle/die identification are essential requirements in this position. Must be self starter and work with little supervision. Be a strong team player with positive attitude.

Special Requirements (e.g. driver’s license special tools or restrictions):
Position may be for 1st (6 am to 3:00 pm) or 2nd shift (12:00pm-8:30pm). Ability to work flexible hours is a definite plus. US citizen 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 offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
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