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Failure Analysis Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

 Intel Corporation's Technology Development Quality and Reliability (TDQR) group is looking to fill an engineering position in the area of fault isolation (FI) of test vehicles and lead products on Intel's next-generation processes. A portion of the FI Engineer's time will be dedicated to locating induced reliability failures.

The Fault Isolation Engineer will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Use their CMOS, device physics, circuit design, and logic design knowledge together with tools and good problem-solving skills to identify the one unique faulty net causing the unit to fail. This will require the Engineer to verify failing units on functional testers, utilize modern techniques in fault isolation such as IREM, LADA, and TIVA, and apply a clear understanding of the architecture to locate fails quickly and reliably. Training will be provided on these tools, techniques, and product architecture however the Engineer will be expected to stay abreast of cutting-edge methods and designs through interactions with teams across Intel.
  • Demonstrate communication skills as the individual will interface extensively with failure analysis, quality and reliability, test, and design engineers to understand and explain the failure.
  • The Engineer will also be expected to have the vision and creativity to define the present and future Intel needs in the area of fault isolation, to initiate and deliver development projects designed to meet these needs by advancing the state-of-the-art techniques used in fault isolation, and to propagate these projects throughout the company. This may include the development of new test patterns and software, designing and executing proof of concepts or principles projects which demonstrate new techniques and /or tools, and providing technical leadership in Intel / Supplier tool and technique development teams.
  • The individual will be expected to effectively represent the group in various technical and management review meetings.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Teamwork skills.
  • Discipline and a commitment to the task.
  • Technical leadership.  

This is an entry-level position and will be compensated accordingly.


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 can be obtained through a combination of prior education level classes, and current level school classes, projects, research and relevant previous job and/or internship experience.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • The candidate must possess a Master's or P.h.D degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related field of study.
  • 6+ months of experience in at least one of the following:
    • Digital/analog circuit analysis and device physics.
    • Computer programming experience and at least basic Unix skills.

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 require an on-site presence.

Posted: 2022-05-08 Expires: 2022-06-08

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