Saturday, February 11, 2017

Laser Systems Development Engineer (# 114850)

Position: Laser Systems Development Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
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.

  • Experience with short pulse laser and illumination systems development is preferred
  • Strong diagnostic and trouble shooting skills in laser subsystems, plasma light sources, optics, opto-mechanics
  • Must have a strong background in engineering or the physical sciences and demonstrated analysis and problem solving skills
  • Must have a good understanding of Optical, Electromechanical and Software systems and their interactions in the context of complex industrial equipment
  • Should be familiar with scientific and statistical analysis tools and SW tools such as Matlab and LabView
  • Experience in developing a subsystem in one or more of the above areas are highly desirable
  • Knowledge of semiconductor manufacturing processes and image analysis is desirable
  • Should have the ability to influence functional groups to drive system level decisions
  • Knowledge of IP development (desired)
Preferred Qualification:
Must have successful experience in high-performance laser source design and development. Outstanding experimental and theoretical capabilities in the field of laser technology and laser- plasma interaction are must. 
Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D in physics or related discipline with at least 5-7 years of professional experience in research and development capacity.

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