Backend Process Technician

Camarillo, CA
Science & Engineering - Vision Systems Laboratory – Vision Systems /
Regular /
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. 

Join a team in the fabrication of world class semiconductor based infrared focal plane arrays. Experience with hands-on processing of semiconductor devices, circuits, components and/or packaging are strongly desired. Familiarity with one or more of following processes is preferred: wafer or die bonding; die attach; underfill; wire bonding; non-destructive or destructive analysis such as wire pull, die shear test; Experience with microscope, profilometry, and SEM inspection of wafers and die is a plus. Depending on the existing skill set of the engineer, on the job training will be available for cleanroom practices, operating various semiconductor processing equipment, inspection techniques, MES understanding, metrology and data analysis skills.
Essential Duties:
Hands-on semiconductor wafer and/or component fabrication, integration, packaging and assembly. Perform, develop, and refine fabrication processes. Inspect product at critical steps. Troubleshoot and resolve process problems. Work closely with senior technical staff to perform experiments and document experimental findings. Collect and analyze experimental data. Work with unit process engineers in order to fabricate wafer lots and execute experiments.

Required Skills:
Processes associated with semiconductor device and IC fabrication, integration and assembly etc.
Strong observation and documentation skills; and communication.
Productivity software such as Excel, Word, and Powerpoint.

Required Education:
AS or higher in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or a related field.
High School Diploma with 3+ years’ experience in a related field.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to work in a cleanroom environment.

Special Requirements:
Must be a US Citizen. Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

The pay range for this position is $39.62 - $49.54 per hour + bonus + benefits. 

Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the target for new hire salaries for the position. Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specifics during the hiring process. Please note that the compensation details listed reflect the base salary only, and do not include potential bonus or benefits.

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HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.

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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.