Semiconductor Process Engineer
|Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, Camarillo, CA, United States|
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated specializes in providing a broad range of high technology solutions and products to the marketplace. Teledyne Imaging Sensors is an integral member of the new Digital Imaging Segment of Teledyne Technologies. Imaging Sensors provides advanced imaging solutions for a variety of customers, including the DoD, NASA, prime system integrators, and commercial customers. In the civilian space arena, Teledyne sensors are the most advanced sensors on board the Hubble space telescope, and they are also found on board the majority of NASA space probes and ground based telescopes. In the DoD arena, Teledyne sensors are integrated into several major systems for persistent surveillance, chemical detection, and target identification, among others.
Semiconductor Process Engineer is a hands-on position for executing and supporting semiconductor detector processing activities of high performance infrared and visible detector arrays. This position requires working alongside the wafer processing team in the cleanroom and effectively communicating instructions with team members.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The primary duties and responsibilities are as follows. Other duties may be assigned.
- Detector process development and wafer fabrication, including wet and dry etch, annealing, photolithography, passivation, metallization and microscopic inspection.
- Interaction with other engineers in material growth, wafer processing and detector testing to develop and improve material layer structures, detector designs and processing methods.
- Design of experiments, data analysis and SPC process controls for effective process improvement and development for production.
- Assurance of all processes performed per procedures, work instructions and workflow and in compliance with safety and cleanroom procedures.
- Cross-department collaboration to leverage existing or emerging production capabilities within the company.
- Following and understanding of cleanroom protocol and quality standards.
- Prompt documentation and reporting of nonconforming events in production and troubleshooting of processing related issues.
- Working with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for reporting and tracking
- Ability to work flexible schedule and additional hours as needed.
Qualifications & Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following qualifications and competencies:
- Strong technical background in opto-electronic semiconductor materials and devices, particularly in HgCdTe materials, but also Silicon and III-V semiconductor materials.
- Practical knowledge in engineering, chemistry and semiconductor processing preferred.
- A team player and effective interaction with fellow engineers and technicians.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex ideas to any level of audience.
- Computer proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
- Exemplary ethics and business conduct and work cognizant of safe work practices
- Ability to apply company policies and procedures to daily work and resolve issues
Education and/or Experience
- Bachelor's Degree with minimum 5 years of experience or Master Degree with minimum 3 years of experiences, particularly in semiconductor manufacturing
- Semiconductor process development experiences, particularly in dry and wet etch technology, passivation, and process controls
- Training in cleanroom operation and laboratory practices, including ESD training for handling of sensitive semiconductor devices
Due to the type of work at the facility and certain access restrictions, successful applicants must be a U.S. Citizen.