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Staff Engineer, Process Integration Engineering

Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000036816


Position Description:
  • Utilize extensive experimental trainings in electronic thin film material/wafer process, characterization, and data analysis to architect, design, and develop integrated wafer processes/process flow for Perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR);
  • Utilize knowledge of nanoscale devices and magnetic media to qualify building blocks for PMR device;
  • Apply theoretical background in physics, including knowledge of optics, electromagnetism, quantum mechanics, and solid-state physics, to define optical and magnetic requirements;
  • Translate these needs into physical requirements for the wafer processes;
  • Work with module process development and manufacture engineering teams to develop processes to satisfy design requirements;
  • Manage and control WIP for process and product development; set up process route for product and process development;
  • Correlate the performance to wafer processes;
  • Identify processes and parameters improvement needs; drive the improvement plans to satisfy customer needs.
  • Creative, self-motivated, and team player
  • 1+ years of experience in wafer processing for magnetic recording or related industry. Preferably direct experience in wafer process integration
  • Hands on experience with multiple wafer processes, such as photolithography, ion mill, thin film deposition, plating/etching, CVD, RIE, CMP, QST testing.
  • Track record in professional publications or patents on wafer process integration
  • Excellent statistical analysis skill, proficient in SPC and JMP
  • Excellent communication skill
  • Flexible in working schedule
  • MS or PhD in Physics, EE, ChemE, ME, Materials Science or related disciplines