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Device Scientist

Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc., Monmouth Junction, NJ, United States
Employer Description

At Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc., we design and manufacture shortwave infrared (SWIR) cameras and imaging arrays.   We focus on indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) technology and all of our products are created under strict testing and quality control guidelines, providing innovative and cost-effective detectors.  Our cutting-edge products allow for images to be seen in the non-visible range.   Our products are being used in numerous commercial and defense applications.  We are a fast-growing start-up that has a great culture and is a fun place to work.

Job Description

Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc. (PIRT) is a small startup developing advanced shortwave infrared (SWIR) imaging and detection technology. With world leading products in SWIR Imaging, we are looking for individuals to support our growing R&D and commercial business. This immediate opportunity is for a Device Scientist reporting to the company’s President. This is a full-time position in our Monmouth Junction, NJ office. PIRT personnel have the opportunity to perform a wide variety of tasks and create industry-leading technologies. This individual will be developing new detector structures, new III-V material products, as well as modifying various processing techniques to lower cost and improve yield. 

Job Duties Include:

• Principal Investigator on R&D contracts

Develop new detector structures that fulfill R&D contract needs and new product development

• Conduct device testing and analysis on specialty R&D devices

• Develop process flows for R&D detector material

• Improve semiconductor processes for production material

• Collaborate with chief scientist and outside technical advisors on proposals for new material development

• Work with and maintain relationships with external processing suppliers and vendors

• Create work instructions for processing technicians and outside vendors

• Manage processing technician

Job Requirements

Job Requirements Include:

• 3+ years experience working in a semiconductor fab

• 3+ years experience with InP based materials

• Experience with thin film depositions (nitrides, oxides)

• Mask design experience for contact and stepper mask sets

• Document fab process flows for processing technicians

• Experience in development of APDs beneficial

• Ability to work at a very high technical level

• Experience with standard semiconductor test techniques, such as I-V and C-V measurement, required

• Ability to work with minimal supervision and assume responsibility for work performed

• Solution minded, willingness to continuously improve, ability to drive business improvement

• U.S. citizen or Green Card holder

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

• Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel.


05 August 2022
04 September 2022
Bachelor's Degree
Semiconductor Processing / Manufacturing