Friday, July 15, 2016

Senior Algorithm Engineer ( C++ | Nonlinear Optimization | Statistical Data Analysis | Algorithm Development ) (#113766)

Position: Senior Algorithm Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Film and Scatterometry Technology (FaST) provides industry leading metrology solutions for worldwide semiconductor IC manufacturers. The FaST 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 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.
1) A successful candidate shall have demonstrated ability in scientific programming with strong working knowledge in nonlinear optimization, statistical data analysis, or computational electromagnetics. Knowledge of optical modeling, Scatterometry and metrology is not necessary but a big plus.

2) Works on complex problems that impact the design success of current products or addresses broad design issues of future products or technologies. Tasks include: define future product development strategy, develop a problem statement, research into particular solutions, develop code, and test prototypes; design, code, and test/integrate into tool product software.
3) The candidate will be responsible for developing and improving algorithms, measurement capabilities, system optical models, calibrations development, and analysis tools for optical metrology applications.

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in Computational Physics or related areas. Industrial experience is highly desired. Proficiency in C++ /C# and object oriented design is a must.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience.

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