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FAILURE ANALYSIS ENGINEER

Malibu, CA, USA Req #394
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Must be able to operate and demonstrate an expertise with an FEI Dual Beam FIB to clearly image and identify sub-nm semiconductor features. Should be able to create ultra-thin lamellas to produce high resolution images utilizing the FIB and STEM. Candidates should be able to produce detailed reports on a timely basis. Candidates should be able to provide customers with excellent service and technical advice related to the FIB and STEM instruments.

EXPERIENCE DESIRED:
We seek, though do not require, 5+ years of experience as a Dual Beam FIB and STEM engineer, with FIB circuit editing skills using focused ion beam to image, etch, and deposit materials on an integrated circuit; an ability to function in a deadline driven environment, completing tasks with minimal supervision; detail-oriented analysis of cross sections of resist, dielectrics and metalized nano-structures; proven track record of producing high quality images and studies using a FIB and STEM; and a strong and clear technical acumen related to FIB technology.

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED:
Successful candidates should possess a strong background in the fundamental principles of SEM/FIB and TEM tooling and technology; a deep understanding of FEI dual beam systems, capabilities and limitations; understanding of the Gas Injection System chemistries and their associated applications. Candidates should be able to provide technical roadmaps which lead to increased tool capability and performance; a strong background in semiconductor processes and devices is a plus. Candidates should have an ability to perform basic tool troubleshooting and interact with maintenance personnel and vendors; an ability to work with and around potentially hazardous materials; and have training in the safe handling of chemicals and equipment.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to work safely in laboratory settings including semiconductor processing, device testing, and clean room facilities.

EDUCATION DESIRED:
BS or MS in a technical field or 5+ year’s direct Focused Ion Beam (FIB) and Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy (STEM) experience.
 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license, special tools or restrictions):
U.S. Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Position is for 2nd shift (12:00pm-8:30pm). Must be able to work flexible hours.

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