Process Integration Engineer

Malibu, CA /
Science & Engineering - Sensors & Electronics Laboratory – Sensors & Electronics /
/ On-site
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. 

HRL is a leader in innovation, pioneering research and development, and advancement of state of the art technologies of national importance. The successful candidate for this exciting opportunity will join a team pursuing innovation and development of novel semiconductor integration processes for next generation electronic devices.  

•Develop integrated process flows, design experiments (DOE) for unit processing steps, design process control monitor (PCM) structures
•Define test and metrology plans and analyze results
•Troubleshoot and resolve process problems and define integration solutions. 
•Work closely with program managers, unit process experts, and test colleagues to perform experiments and document experimental findings.
•Travel ~ 20% of the time 

•5+ years’ experience in processing of semiconductor devices and circuits. 
•Candidates should possess a proven track record of developing solutions to process development for FEOL or BEOL transistor and IC integration. 
•Experience with developing novel unit processes in lithography, RIE/ICP etching, CMP, PVD, PECVD deposition is desired. 
•Experience with developing metrology plans with CD-SEM, ellipsometry, and other in-line metrology is desired. 
•Experience with analyzing data, reviewing CAD, and other activities to make iterative processing improvements to increase yield. 
•Experience with interacting with test engineers. 
•Experience with statistical analysis with statistical software including JMP is desired. 
•Experience with Cadence Virtuoso for CAD layout software is a plus. 
•Experience with device simulation tools (TCAD) including Synopsys, Silvaco and Coventor is plus.
•Experience preparing and delivering concise, insightful, and engaging PowerPoint Presentations to team members and program managers.
•Ability to operate and collaborate effectively in a team environment, and obtain results through others

Bachelor's, Master’s, or PhD degree in EE, material science, or related science/engineering field.

Proficiency in verbal and written communication, interaction with customers/colleagues, and willingness to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Ability to work well in a team and independently.
U.S. citizenship status required.  Must be able to obtain and maintain necessary security clearances. Existing security clearance is highly desired.

The base salary range for this full-time position is $104,000 - $174,000 + bonus + benefits.
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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.

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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