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Malibu, CA, USA Req #385
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

For more than 70 years, HRL's scientists and engineers have been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research, providing real-world technology solutions, and advancing the state of the art. We continue to be recognized as one of the world's premier physical science and engineering research laboratories.

The Microfabrication Technology Laboratory (MTL) within HRL provides engineering, prototyping, and production services that enable transition of differentiating semiconductor and microfabrication technologies for our owners, as well as our aerospace and defense customers. With over 25 years of microfabrication experience, MTL offers a fully equipped cleanroom facility and technical team with extensive process development and integration knowledge.

Our fabrication process integration team within MTL has an exciting job opening and we are looking for an experienced and talented engineer to join us.


·Work with program teams and process modules to develop fabrication process routes and travelers

·Provide wafer tracking and cycle time data analysis to ensure operational efficiency

·Design and execute fabrication process development, improvement and optimization projects

·Lead multi-discipline root cause finding and problem solving projects

·Hands-on wafer processing and inspection when needed

Essential qualifications

·Ph.D. in the physical sciences or engineering

·5+ years of nanofabrication process engineering experiences with expertise in one of process engineering disciplines such as lithography, etch, deposition, etc…

·Strong track record of process development, process optimization, DOE methodology, and problem solving

·In-depth knowledge and experience in essential nanofabrication metrologies and data analysis

·Enjoy the culture of strong work ethic, positive attitude and teamwork at HRL

Special Requirements

·U.S. Citizenship is required.

·Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

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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  • Malibu, CA, USA