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Category: Professional

Department: Albany

Locations: Albany, NY

Posted: Nov 21, 2019

Closes: Open Until Filled

Type: Exempt

Ref. No.: Poly R19-126

About SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Employment is with the Research Foundation for The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly)

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (SUNY) is the largest, most comprehensive university-connected research foundation in the country. The Research Foundation manages SUNY’s research portfolio, providing essential sponsored programs administration and innovation support services to SUNY faculty, students and staff performing research in areas including life sciences and medicine; engineering and nanotechnology; physical sciences and energy; social sciences; arts and humanities; and computer and information sciences.

The Research Foundation, a private, not-for-profit corporation, is an employer separate from both SUNY and the State of New York, and offers comparable compensation and benefit plans. The Research Foundation is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially underrepresented minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Description

SUNY Poly is seeking applicants for the position of a Process Metrology Development Engineer to work in its 300mm semiconductor development facilities. This successful candidate will need to lead and contribute to semiconductor hands on fabrication of process development projects to advance new products from concept phase thru manufacturing phase.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

This position is responsible for equipment qualification, advanced process development, evaluation, and characterization targeting advanced semiconductor applications; thorough 300mm equipment and process qualification specific to front end of line (FEOL), middle of the line (MOL) and back end of the line (BEOL) metrology techniques.  Work focuses on tool ownership in some cases and process development through experimental matrices to determine best known methods for measuring of insulators and conductive materials; lot ownership that achieves fast cycles of learning is required.

The candidate must execute projects based tasks that include process development, integration and metrology/characterization of materials working side-by-side with a diverse group of engineers; assume ownership and accountability for successful completion of projects and programs; report results both internally and externally with presentation and formal report packages; interact with other engineers in areas of design, growth, fabrication and test to facilitate fabrication and device optimization; metrology and defectivity experience and process development established within 300mm fabrication line.

Other reasonable duties as assigned.

Minimun Requirements

B.S. degree in Materials Science, Physics, or equivalent Engineering and/or Science discipline from a college or University accredited by the USDOE or internationally recognized accrediting organization AND 10+ years of experience working in the semiconductor industry as a Process Development Engineer in one or more areas of metallization technology.

OR M.S. degree in Materials Science, Physics, or equivalent Engineering and/or Science discipline from a college or University accredited by the USDOE or internationally recognized accrediting organization and 5+ years of experience working in the semiconductor industry as a Process Development Engineer in one or more areas of metal deposition technology.

A good understanding of FEOL and BEOL semiconductor integration schemes, in addition to knowledge and experience in logic and memory device fabrication is required.  Candidate must have good oral and written communication skills, exhibit solid leadership ability, be familiar with SPC/DOE methodologies, and be willing to execute a variety of tasks on short notice.  Applicant must be familiar with material characterization using analysis from such techniques as MOKE (Magneto-Optical Kerr Effect), XRD, XRR, XRF, TEM, EDS, SIMS, Auger, AFM, Defect Inspection, SEM defect review, overlay, resistivity and thickness. 

Good program management and customer interface skills are essential.  The successful applicant must be able to interface effectively with fab operations, process maintenance, and semiconductor engineering professionals from client companies.  Knowledge of MS Office, DOE, and yield/defectivity analysis software are strongly recommended.

SUNY Poly is a multi-client, consortium environment, and the successful individual must demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment is a must.

Candidates must address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations.  This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of SiView and Klarity
  • Familiarity and experience with FEOL, MOL and BEOL applications
  • Applications related to CMOS and memory (RRAM & MRAM) applications.
  • Material characterization and material properties specific to application and technology.
  • Program Management experience

Notes:  Position contingent on the availability of funding

Additional Information

Research Foundation for SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, Research Foundation for SUNY at SUNY Polytechnic Institute will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, creed, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, gender identification or expression, genetic information, familial status, marital status, pregnancy, status as a domestic violence victim, criminal conviction, disability, military status, disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal veteran, active duty or wartime campaign badge veteran, or other characteristic as protected by law. Please feel free to review your equal employment opportunities protections and laws pertaining to these protections at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the College’s crime statistics for the past three years; and disclosures regarding the College’s current campus security policies. The SUNY Polytechnic Institute Annual Security Report is available in portable document format [PDF] by clicking this link:

https://sunypoly.edu/sites/default/files/CleryReport2019-Utica.pdf

https://sunypoly.edu/sites/default/files/CleryReport2019-Albany.pdf

Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator TitleIX@sunypoly.edu at SUNY Polytechnic Institute. Inquiries may also be directed to the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500; Tel. (646) 428-3800; Email OCR.NewYork@ed.gov.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Application Instructions

Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three letters of reference, letter of application, along with The Research Foundation for SUNY employment application.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position please email us at SUNYPOLYHR@sunypoly.edu or call 518-437-8686.  

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Category: Professional

Department: Albany

Locations: Albany, NY

Posted: Dec 9, 2019

Closes: Open Until Filled

Type: Exempt

Ref. No.: Poly R19-128

About SUNY Polytechnic Institute:

Employment is with the Research Foundation for The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly)

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (SUNY) is the largest, most comprehensive university-connected research foundation in the country. The Research Foundation manages SUNY’s research portfolio, providing essential sponsored programs administration and innovation support services to SUNY faculty, students and staff performing research in areas including life sciences and medicine; engineering and nanotechnology; physical sciences and energy; social sciences; arts and humanities; and computer and information sciences.

The Research Foundation, a private, not-for-profit corporation, is an employer separate from both SUNY and the State of New York, and offers comparable compensation and benefit plans. The Research Foundation is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially underrepresented minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

For the position of Process Integration Engineer working in the state of the art semiconductor manufacturing lines, SUNY Poly seeks a candidate with power device knowledge, device level development and manufacturing experience.

The primary role of the position will be working with customers from industry and academia to develop new integrated devices (Diodes, MOSCAP, and Switches) and materials on silicon carbide (SiC) wafers. This position will primarily engage with efforts focused on the development, performance and manufacturability of advanced power application technologies in SUNY Poly’s 150mm SiC processing line, with some exposure to the 300mm CMOS development line. Areas of concentration will include technology establishment, review, integration experimentation and manufacturing issues specific to power MOSFETs, Diode devices and switching applications.

The candidate is expected to work within a team that requires regular interaction with unit Process Engineers, Operations and workstation operators. It will be important to work across these teams to compile development status reports.

Additionally, the Integration Engineer will develop and define objectives to establish Ready for Process (RFP) and Ready for Manufacturing (RFM) product releases;  evaluate and define fab protocols and manufacturing feasibility criteria (critical film and process parameters, critical dimensions, material maturity ?) that make technologies transfers and manufacturing establishment successful; provide ownership and implementation of a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) & Yield management System (YMS) solution for successful manufacturing and IP protection.

Other reasonable duties as assigned.

Requirements:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, or equivalent Engineering and/or Science discipline from a college or University accredited by the USDOE or internationally recognized accrediting organization AND 2-5 years of experience working in the semiconductor industry as an Integration Engineer in one or more areas of advanced CMOS/Derivatives Integration.

OR M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, or equivalent Engineering and/or Science discipline from a college or University accredited by the USDOE or internationally recognized accrediting organization AND 1-2 years of experience working in the semiconductor industry as an Integration Engineer in one or more areas of advanced CMOS/Derivatives Integration.

OR Ph.D in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, or equivalent Engineering and/or Science discipline from a college or University accredited by the USDOE or internationally recognized accrediting organization AND 0-1 years of experience working in the semiconductor industry as an Integration Engineer in one or more areas of advanced CMOS/Derivatives Integration.

A deep understanding of the semiconductor industry and how to integrate processes that can be used for power electronics to meet unique customer expectations is a prerequisite. Therefore, an understanding and working knowledge of process integration for semiconductor technologies that can be applicable to power electronics manufacturing on advanced substrates, and a deep understanding of materials systems suitable for device development of power transistors and passive devices is desired.  A working knowledge of equipment and process interactions is critical.

This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills. The ability to communicate clearly to C-level executives is expected. CNSE is a multi-client, consortium environment, and the successful individual must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment is a must.

Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population.  This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.

Notes:  Position contingent on the availability of funding

Additional Information:

Research Foundation for SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, Research Foundation for SUNY at SUNY Polytechnic Institute will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, creed, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, gender identification or expression, genetic information, familial status, marital status, pregnancy, status as a domestic violence victim, criminal conviction, disability, military status, disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal veteran, active duty or wartime campaign badge veteran, or other characteristic as protected by law. Please feel free to review your equal employment opportunities protections and laws pertaining to these protections at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the College’s crime statistics for the past three years; and disclosures regarding the College’s current campus security policies. The SUNY Polytechnic Institute Annual Security Report is available in portable document format [PDF] by clicking this link:

https://sunypoly.edu/sites/default/files/CleryReport2019-Utica.pdf

https://sunypoly.edu/sites/default/files/CleryReport2019-Albany.pdf

Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator TitleIX@sunypoly.edu at SUNY Polytechnic Institute. Inquiries may also be directed to the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500; Tel. (646) 428-3800; Email OCR.NewYork@ed.gov.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Application Instructions:

Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three letters of reference, letter of application, along with The Research Foundation for SUNY employment application.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position please email us at SUNYPOLYHR@sunypoly.edu or call 518-437-8686.

Apply Now

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