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Principal Failure Analysis Engineer

Location: Fremont, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000040235


  • Provide carbon overcoat wear analysis and develop thickness measurement modeling based on Auger Electron Spectroscopy (AES) analysis.
  • Thin film chemical analysis and surface contamination analysis for in-line wafer support.
  • Work with other teams in Materials Science Lab to provide comprehensive failure analysis and development support to internal customers.



  • 5+ years of microscopic analysis experiences with a focus on Auger electron spectroscopy. 
  • Master or Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science/Engineering, Physics, or equivalent majors.
  • Extensive knowledge of MATLAB and Python scripting for simulation, data analysis, and report generation.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills to work with large internal customer base. Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced lab environment. Project management and problem-solving experiences is essential.
  • Hands-on tool maintenance experience and other surface analysis skills are highly desirable.