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CMP Process Development Engineer


Keysight is the world's leading electronic measurement company, helping scientists and engineers address their toughest technical challenges with confidence through innovations in wireless, modular, and software solutions. Our employees leverage their insight and passion to deliver measurement solutions in wireless communications, aerospace and defense, and semiconductor markets with world-class platforms, software and consistent measurement science.

 

This job will be part of the Keysight Technology Organization, which helps Keysight be first to market, focusing on top opportunities and market trends that address unmet needs.

Job Description

Keysight Technologies, the world's premier measurement company, has an opening for a Semiconductor Fab Process Development Engineer at the High Frequency Technology Center in Santa Rosa, California. Live in beautiful Sonoma County amongst vineyards, redwood forests, rivers, lakes and coastline while working on state-of-the-art ICs and devices.
Process Development Engineers at HFTC are responsible for process development and sustaining of custom, cutting edge, micro and nano-fabrication technologies for high performance microwave and millimeter-wave applications. The technologies include InP and GaAs-based HBTs, HEMTs and other electronic components which enable key competitive differentiation of Keysight’s industry-leading RF, microwave and high bit rate instruments.

The focus of this position will be on copper electroplating, chemical mechanical polishing (CMP), and related processes.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work closely with other process, integration, product, and circuit design engineers to define process and device performance targets
  • Define process flows, develop new processes and drive continuous process improvement (CPI) efforts to maximize product yield
  • Ensure successful transfer and maintenance of new technologies in manufacturing. Project objectives will encompass performance, reliability and manufacturing goals.
  • Work with Operations Group to implement robust process control and support production processes; diagnose and resolve process problems
  • Lead capital equipment acquisition projects that include tool evaluation, characterization, process development, and qualification.

Keysight provides an outstanding benefits package that includes: highly competitive pay, profit sharing, stock purchase, company pension, 401k with matching, relocation assistance, paid time off, medical, dental, and vision insurance, multiple education assistance options, and opportunities to interact with some of the world’s top engineers and scientists.

Job Qualifications

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 2+ years of experience with CMP and copper electroplating processes and tool ownership.
  • Experience with statistical process control and design of experiments.
  • Experience with copper damascene interconnect architecture is preferred.
  • Experience with advanced semiconductor processes and devices is advantageous and specific skills in III-V semiconductor processing is preferred.
  • Candidates must have excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and communication skills for successful inter and intra-group interactions.

Job Function

R&D

      

     

Shift:

            

          

 

Day Job

                        

Schedule:

                        

Full Time (F)

                        

Travel Required:

                        

< 25%

            

 

Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 

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Privacy Statement 

***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

 

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa

Job ID : 31542