Thursday, May 25, 2017

Optical Engineering Manager - Laser Scanning ( UV | Metrology | Lens Design ) (#114131)

Position: Optical Engineering Manager
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Wafer Inspection Division (WIN) is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical inspection tools for inline monitoring of process defects in advanced semiconductor factories.

1) The optics manager will lead a group of optics design professionals, responsible for proposing, detailing, and testing new optical designs and technologies for laser scanning inspection tools of the WIN-LS product group.
2) This person will set a vision, own or actively participate in all critical optical system design reviews, interface with other groups (systems, ME, EE, and others) and will coach his/her group members in their professional growth.
3) He/ she will provide leadership by owning and investigating different design options and finding the best option by evaluating tolerances. light budgets, costs, schedule, and other trade-offs.
4) Optics is a core part of all WIN products and this manager will have a responsibility to own N+1 and N+2 optical laser scanning roadmap, addressing different market segments.
Preferred Qualifications:
a) Expert knowledge in designing complex UV optical systems
b) Experience with leading engineering teams and leading by example
c) IP development
d) Understanding of semiconductor industry specifics, preferably by having prior experience with optical tools (metrology, inspection, scanners)
e) Being a technical expert in at least one relevant optics area (lens design, acousto-optics, diffractive optics, UV imaging systems, etc.)
f) Ability to manage priorities, schedules, and to develop and communicate vision and specific plan to implement that vision

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 5 years of experience.
Master's Level Degree with at least 6 years of experience.
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 7 years of experience.
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