23 days old

Foundry Yield Engineer

San Diego, CA 92101
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Job Description

External Manufacturing Production (EMP) team is chartered with high volume manufacturing of Intel products with our 3rd party Foundry and OSAT suppliers. This is a growing team supporting Intel's IDM 2.0 initiative.

Job Description

  • Responsible for engineering support with respect to yield managing of multiple products, root cause analysis with customized analysis. Primarily with Synopsys yield explorer (YE) as the tool of choice, but not limited to

  • Co-work with product engineering team to support low yield analysis (LYA) for yield improvement.

  • Familiar with Scan and Memory diagnosis analysis and drill down systematic candidates for FA, must have hands on experience with yield explorer tool

  • Perform circuit and layout tracing based on diagnosis report and provide physical failure analysis (PFA) address to Labs.

  • Conducting with Foundry HVM (high Volume Manufacturing) products to allocate failure analysis (FA) tasks and planning. Well-organize FA jobs and oversea shipments between Foundry, Internal and 3rd party Lab to expedite FA outcome delivery.

  • Collaborate with design for test (DFT) team to enable Yield Explorer Scan and Memory diagnosis.


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. This Position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship


  • Minimum Bachelor Degree, MS and PhD preferred
  • 8+ years of working experience in product yield diagnosis and fault isolation. Must be an advanced user of yield explorer
  • Familiar with silicon foundry process and semiconductor yield and diagnostics analysis is a must. Experience in leading foundry technology is highly preferred
  • Experience in digital/ mixed-signal circuit design or ESD/ LU design is a plus
  • Familiar with the aging model or experience in technology/ product quality and reliability area is a plus.
  • Good at the problem-solving process and taskforce management. With strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Team player, good inter-people relationship, and self-motivated. Good spoken and written in English.

Inside this Business Group

Intel's Sales and Marketing (SMG) organization works with global customers and partners to solve critical business problems with Intel based technology solutions. SMG works across business units to amplify the customer voice and deliver solutions that accelerate their business. We work across numerous industries, including retail, enterprise and government, cloud services and healthcare as examples. The operations team focuses on forecasting, driving alignment with factory production and delivering efficiency tools and our marketing capability drives demand and localized marketing in locations around the globe. Our sales force navigates a complex partner and customer ecosystem while shaping product roadmaps, driving value for our customers, and collaborating to harness emerging technology trends to deliver comprehensive solutions.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;Virtual US and Canada

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.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:

We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here

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.

Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility.  Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.  Find information and request accommodation here

Posted: 2022-04-26 Expires: 2022-05-27

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