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Failure analysis R/D engineer

Hillsboro, Oregon Job ID JR0235798 Job Category Engineering Work Mode On-site Required Experience Level Entry Level
Job Description

Intel leads the semiconductor industry by creating innovative technologies. We have a passion for leading the industry and changing the world. Corporate Quality Network (CQN)/OR Technology Development (TD) TEM (Transmission Electron Microscopy) Lab is looking for a motivated Materials and Failure Analysis Engineer who likes to work in a lab environment on state-of-the-art electron microscopes while supporting advanced transistor technology development. If you welcome responsibility to work simultaneously on routine jobs as well as new exciting problems and to complete them with urgency and quality, then this is a job for you.

Responsible for identifying failures and researching process/Product improvements to enhance yield, performance, quality and reliability of next generation Si, Product and Package technologies. Investigates and thoroughly explains fundamental aspects of material/device interactions. Owns the development of electrical, analytical and mechanical methodologies to ensure strategic failure analysis capabilities for future technologies and products. Directs new technology/product transfer, manufacturing startup, and the automation and improvement of the failure analysis process. Owns proliferation of shared learning across sites. Maintains necessary records and reports. Performs other related duties as required or as directed.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Relevant experience can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/or work experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master or PhD degree in Materials Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering or a related field of study.
  • 1+ year(s) of hands on experience in transmission electron microscopy (TEM) techniques.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience of physical TEM sample preparation techniques including using dual beam FIB liftout technique.
  • Hands on experience of advanced analytical techniques using TEM, such as EELS, ASTAR, etc.
  • Experience in programming and simulation of electron microscopy results or data analysis and image processing.
  • Experience with the relationship between microstructure and properties of materials.
  • Experience with device physics, thin film/surface materials characterization techniques, failure analysis techniques and reliability failure mechanisms.

Inside this Business Group
As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Covid Statement
Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.
We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here:

Working Model
This role will require an on-site presence.
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