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Engineer I - Photolithography (2nd Shift)

Malibu, CA, USA Req #166
Thursday, November 7, 2019

EDUCATION DESIRED: BS in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or related fields or 5+ years of experience.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Become a member of a team that produces state-of-the-art quantum nanoelectronic devices as well as the world’s fastest GaN transistors and MMIC’s. Join a dedicated and growing team doing hands-on fabrication and processing within a Class 10 cleanroom environment. Work on cutting edge production and research of advanced semiconductor technologies and materials such as GaN, SiC, and InP. Primary job functions include efficient and safe operation of photolithography steppers, direct write laser tools, coat and develop clusters, chemical benchtops, and spinners.Develop and perform experiments in collaboration with lead technical staff to support recording and analyzing of photolithography results and statistical data.Work closely with research staff and present results, options, and recommendations to HRL technical management and customers. Work closely with team members to write customized job files for developing novel processes that require utmost accuracy and attention to detail.Provide timely communication and collaboration updates to customers regarding work submitted. This is a 2nd shift assignment with work shifts starting at 12:00 noon, M-F.


EXPERIENCE DESIRED: Experience and skills in processing of semiconductor devices and circuits, with an emphasis in photolithography. Experience with photolithography tools including coat/develop tracks, sub-micron steppers, direct write lithography, image reverse, and inspection tools including SEM and/or CD-SEM. Candidates should possess a proven track record of developing novel and successful solutions to complex technical issues.

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Knowledge of semiconductor processing and devices with a focus in photolithography. Computer programming skills in VB, .Net and MS Excel, Powerpoint, and Word. Experience working with databases (MSSQL, oracle, etc) are a plus. Use of standard processing and analytical tools and standard scientific software programs (JMP).


ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be sufficiently mobile to work within confined spaces and have both visual and hearing acuity. Must be able to work within a class 10 Cleanroom. Must be able to work safely with and around potentially toxic and hazardous materials, chemicals and gases. Good hand eye coordination. Must be self starter and work with little supervision. Be a strong team player.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license special tools or restrictions): This position is for 2nd Shift assignment with work shift starting at 12:00 noon.
Able to work flexible
hours. U.S. Person status required. The level of this position will be commensurate with the qualifications of the candidate.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Malibu, CA, USA