R&D - Photolithography Process Development Engineer (Boise, ID)

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As a Photolithography Engineer in Micron's R&D/Technology Development group, you are responsible for process module development for memory devices, in addition to other photolithography and process integration related activities. In this position, you will work with Micron engineers, technology partners and vendors to develop unit processes that meet device requirements for next-generation semiconductors, integrate processes as part of our team and ultimately provide technology transfers to Micron's worldwide manufacturing network! Additionally, you will address process issues with pilot line manufacturing and work on continuous improvements for manufacturability. Advanced process development tasks will include performing material evaluations; reticle, layout and OPC development; process window analysis; and overlay optimization. This position is being offered in Boise, ID.

Responsibilities and Duties include, but not limited to:
  • Document methods of development and best-known procedures, document and transfer developed processes, and communicate results with senior management team and manufacturing partners.
  • Document and communicate plans, status, and results of R&D projects in written reports and presentations, including the analysis and interpretation of data.
  • Work in coordination with other Micron engineers and equipment vendors to improve and test new equipment, new chemicals, new process analysis software, and drive process improvements.
  • We work in highly collaborative environment with R&D and HVM (high volume manufacturing) partners in globally diverse geographic locations.
  • You will be asked to review various technical journals and industry literature to identify potential intellectual property (IP) opportunities and file disclosures to advance the protection of IP in the execution of your work.

Qualifications and Skills include, but not limited to:
  • Degree/Major: M.S. or Ph.D. in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or study relevant to Photolithography with 3 years semiconductor process related experience; or a B.S. in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics with 5 years semiconductor process related experience with emphasis on Photolithography or Metrology will be considered.
  • Understanding of optics including the principles and application of immersion lithography, polarized illumination, and low k1 imaging.
  • Experience with chemical process specific to lithography, including various materials used in substrate preparation and coated materials for use in 365 nm, 248 nm, 193nm, and EUV lithography.
  • Your studies or work includes experience with lithography simulation software and application to state of art high resolution imaging.
  • Possess skills and experience with material properties and characterization techniques in development of photolithography processes.
  • Strong interest in research and development and ability to generate production-worthy technologies.
  • Ability to develop and handle relationships with diverse teams and suppliers. You are possessing high emotional intelligence and savvy.
  • You are driven and passionate to understand or can demonstrate knowledge of common memory chip architectures and the required process steps applied to build them.
  • Your skills are strong in the application of project management to complete project style work for periods of weeks up to a year in duration.
  • Are you a strong and effective communicator both in verbal, listening, and written form? We thrive on clear and effective communication to solve sophisticated problems.
  • You can solve hard problems using Design of Experiments (DOE) with sophisticated statistical software like JMP, Minitab, Tableau, and others.

About Micron Technology, Inc.
We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions transforming how the world uses information to enrich life for all. With a relentless focus on our customers, technology leadership, and manufacturing and operational excellence, Micron delivers a rich portfolio of high-performance DRAM, NAND, and NOR memory and storage products through our Micron® and Crucial® brands. Every day, the innovations that our people create fuel the data economy, enabling advances in artificial intelligence and 5G applications that unleash opportunities - from the data center to the intelligent edge and across the client and mobile user experience.
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Micron Technology operates in the Hardware industry. The company is located in Boise, ID, Manassas, VA, Longmont, CO, Folsom, CA and Milpitas, CA. Micron Technology was founded in 1978. It has 24383 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 616 open jobs at Micron Technology, click here.
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