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Components Research Lab Thin Films Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

The Components Research group delivers innovative semiconductor and packaging technologies research and development. The group focuses on unique, enabling capabilities across all aspects of Intel's semiconductor processing roadmap. Components Research engineers are responsible for leading programs to design, fabricate and analyze novel devices/interconnects/patterning, materials and integration schemes across a wide variety of novel applications.

Job responsibilities include ownership of Components Research project deliverables which you will support through lab tool ownership, process development and coupon-line operational activities aimed at developing rapid prototypes for Intel's most advanced technology nodes. You will participate in one or more Components Research working groups providing regular updates with high quality data related to thin film process development (e.g. Evap, PVD, PLD, ALD or CVD) in order to guide program decisions. Tool ownership will involve assuring tool safety, maintenance, process development and user training & scheduling all while role modelling Intel's cultural attributes. Finally, you may lead projects for tool upgrades, new tool selections and participate in the tool installation or demolition process.


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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum qualifications:

       The candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree (with 3+years of Semiconductor work experience), or Master's Degree in Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering or related field.

      2+ years experience in the operation and/or maintenance of semiconductor thin films deposition equipment (e.g. Evaporators, PVD, PLD, ALD, CVD, PLD or PVD etc.).

       Willing to work in a lab and clean room environment, wearing GorTex gowns, booties, safety glasses, gloves and an airline respirator.


Preferred Qualifications:

       Prior experience in thin film characterization, e.g. SEM, AFM, four point probe, XPS etc.

       Demonstrated hands-on, experimental approach to identifying and solving complex technical problems.

       Flexible to work in multi-tasking environment and self-motivated, requiring minimal supervision.

       Detailed data collection and analysis.

       Have a proven track record of role modelling safety in the lab environment.

       Communication skills to support research projects with a variety of stake holders.

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 Moores Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

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.

Work Model for this Role

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site.

Posted: 2022-05-05 Expires: 2022-06-05

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