Monday, March 14, 2016

Senior engineering manager (optics metrology) (#113533)

Job Title: Senior engineering manager
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Business Unit:
The Film and Scatterometry Technology (FaST) Division provides industry leading metrology solutions for worldwide semiconductor IC manufacturers.  The FaST Division portfolio of metrology products includes hardware and software solutions for optical film thickness, optical critical dimension (CD), composition, and resistivity measurement systems.  These products are essential for the IC manufacturers as they provide critical metrology capabilities for the development and implementation of their advanced IC processes.  The FaST division is committed to support our customers to achieve performance entitlement of our solution and we effectively partner with our customers from their early research and development phase to the high volume in-line manufacturing implementation specific for their process needs.  The division consists of a global team located in US, Israel, China, and India.

  • Lead the development effort for the next generation film product used for advanced process control of leading edge semiconductor devices at 10nm and beyond.
  • Work closely with marketing and customers to define and prioritize the key customer requirements and work with the advanced development team, optics design, system engineering, algorithm, and software teams to develop new capabilities. Drive all aspects of product life cycle from research and development through product release.
  • Key responsibilities include: defining future product development strategy, developing a clear understanding of the customer requirements, research into solutions, and developing the schedule for all phases of the product development.
  • The position requires good communication skills and interfaces with multiple teams including applications engineering, marketing, direct customer interaction, software engineering, SQC and upper management.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in product development.  Proven track record in technology and product development.  Experience with direct customer interactions and managing development programs with leading edge customers.

Minimum Qualifications:
MS or PhD in Physics, EE, Computer Science or closely related fields with 8+ years of industrial experience in product development.

Please send your resume to Vinod at

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