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Nanoprobing Failure Analysis Engineer more...
Location:Hopewell Junction (East Fishkill), NY
First posted:September 20, 2016 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Summary of Role:       

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Advanced Technology Development (ATD) division is seeking an Engineer to drive root cause Failure Analysis on functional test sites (SRAM, eDRAM, Logic) and Product fails in development technologies.  The engineer is responsible for performing nanoprobing on discrete devices , analyzing the data collected, and recommending follow-on physical failure analysis including physical and elemental analysis based on the probing results.

In addition, the engineer is responsible for leading development efforts to improve and enhance current tooling and techniques for discrete device analysis, developing sample prep recipes for delayering samples for nanoprobing, and overseeing the nanoprobing equipment. He/She would also evaluate capital equipment and lead development and research efforts which include new technique development, improvement of the signal-to-noise ratio of the current tooling etc.

The engineer will work closely with characterization, integration and process teams to communicate the progress, results and priorities of the analyses.  The engineer will support the development of advanced CMOS product analysis as well as train/mentor technicians and collaborate with other internal labs.

Required Qualifications:        

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Knowledge of semiconductor device physics

  • 8 years of experience in nanoprobing and physical failure analysis

  • Familiarity with Scanning Electron Microscopes, Optical Microscopes and Atomic Force Microscope

  • Knowledge of semiconductor discreet device testing and data interpretation

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters or PhD in Electrical Engineering

  • Strong knowledge of semiconductor device physics

  • 7 years of experience in semiconductor device test and characterization

  • Experience using SEMs and AFMs is a plus

    Eligibility Qualifications:

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

    An offer of employment with GLOBAL FOUNDRIES is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, as applicable and subject to applicable laws and regulations.

    GLOBAL FOUNDRIES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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