Semiconductor Process Engineer at Micron Technology (Boise, ID)

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Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all. Join an inclusive team passionate about one thing: using their expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we build help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can fuel the very innovation we are pursuing.
As a Metrology Process Development Engineer in Technology Development, you will be primarily responsible for starting up, developing, and optimizing metrology processes used for semiconductor process flows for future generation memory products. This role requires both using existing semiconductor metrology methods and defining emerging process characterization solution spaces
In this position your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Driving the understanding of new metrology technology and measurement techniques to ensure that our measurement capabilities meet the technical and device roadmaps
  • Partnering with metrology equipment vendors on continuous improvement of software/hardware and development of new measurement techniques to support process characterization, process optimization, and process control
  • Optimizing and maintaining the calibration of metrology systems that support our technology development
  • Working closely with process development and process integration engineers to optimize measurements for multiple new device process flows and layer stacks
  • Developing applications on next generation processes and technologies within Fab 4 and qualification for technology transfers to production fabs
  • Evaluations of new and innovative metrology tools to determine the lowest Cost of ownership solutions with the highest accuracy and precision for deployment in R&D and global manufacturing
  • Crafting and optimizing the layout of metrology targets to enable measurement capability and improve measurement quality

Successful candidates for this position will have:
  • Strong understanding of key semiconductor process metrics needed for characterization, optimization, and line control
  • Semiconductor related experience with one or more of our key metrology disciplines:
  • Image and diffraction based overlay/registration post lithography
  • SEM and scatterometry/OCD based overlay/registration post etch
  • SE, BSE, or large FOV SEM for critical dimension analysis
  • Film thickness metrology, ellipsometry, reflectometry, machine learning and model based OCD/scatterometry
  • Composition metrology, XPS, XRF, XRD
  • Process and equipment related experience in instrumentation and calibration procedures
  • Strong understanding of semiconductor manufacturing processes (diffusion, CVD, Etch, Lithography) and device process flows (NAND, DRAM)
  • Excellent digital literacy including MS Office, JMP, and Python
  • Strong data analysis skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • The ability to work as individual contributor on projects or in collaboration with a team
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • MS/PhD in Engineering, Physics, Material Science or related field or BS + 5 years of proven ability in the semiconductor field

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 is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Please note that in order to assist in providing a safe and healthy workplace for all Micron team members, new employment offers for jobs based in India, Malaysia, Singapore, and the U.S., are contingent upon the applicant's provision of a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination document to Micron on a confidential basis prior to their scheduled start date confirming that they have completed the COVID-19 vaccination process, subject to any written request for medical or religious accommodation and to the extent permitted by applicable law.
For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron's People Organization at [email protected] or 1-800-336-8918
Micron Prohibits the use of child labor and complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and other international and industry labor standards.
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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 159 open jobs at Micron Technology, click here.
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