Engineer III - Metrology
Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Must be able to operate and demonstrate an expertise with an FEI Dual Beam FIB to clearly image and identify sub-nm semiconductor features. Should be able to create ultra-thin lamellas to produce high resolution images utilizing the FIB and STEM. Candidates should be able to produce detailed reports on a timely basis. Candidates should be able to provide customers with excellent service and technical advice related to the FIB and STEM instruments.
EXPERIENCE DESIRED: We seek, though do not require, 10 years of experience as a Dual Beam FIB and STEM engineer; an ability to function in a deadline driven environment, completing tasks with minimal supervision; detail-oriented analysis of cross sections of resist, dielectrics and metalized nano-structures; proven track record of producing high quality images and studies using a FIB and STEM; and a strong and clear technical acumen related to FIB technology.
KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Successful candidates should possess a strong background in the fundamental principles of SEM/FIB and TEM tooling and technology; a deep understanding of FEI dual beam systems, capabilities and limitations; understanding of the Gas Injection System chemistries and their associated applications. Candidates should be able to provide technical roadmaps which lead to increased tool capability and performance; a strong background in semiconductor processes and devices is a plus. Candidates should have an ability to perform basic tool troubleshooting and interact with maintenance personnel and vendors; an ability to work with and around potentially hazardous materials; and have training in the safe handling of chemicals and equipment.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to work safely in laboratory settings including semiconductor processing, device testing, and clean room facilities.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: U.S. citizenship status required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Position is for 2nd shift (12:00pm-8:30pm). Must be able to work flexible hours.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
- Pay Type Salary
- Malibu, CA, USA