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R&D Systems Engineer - Silicon Fab Production (Early Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102


Posting Duration:



This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.



COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:



Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.



Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.



Salary Range:

$86,300 - $166,800 *Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate¿s experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.

What Your Job Will Be Like:



The MESA Films, Implant and Metrology organization (5276) has an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our team as a Systems Engineer supporting the (SiFab) to develop, implement, and monitor production operation systems. You will be part of a dynamic group of Team Leads, Engineers, and Technologists who perform groundbreaking process development and wafer processing in a low volume production and prototyping fab that supports National Security programs.



On any given day, you may be called on to:





+ Partner with management, team leads, engineers, and technologists to monitor the SiFab production operations, metrics and implement continuous improvement projects.



+ Lead activities and projects to implement systems to ensure compliance to customer requirements and the organization’s QMS.



+ Establish strong partnerships with customers to help ensure requirements are achievable within the cost and constraints of project.



+ Support a team that is creating an ERP system for MESA.



+ Apply system engineering approaches to develop and implement processes and procedures that improve fab efficiency.





This position is eligible for telecommuting and the selected applicant must live within a reasonable distance for commuting to the assigned work location when necessary.



Qualifications We Require:





+ Bachelor’s degree in relevant STEM;



+ or equivalent combination of education and experience







+ Experience with Realized Product Procedures (RPPs)



+ Experience working in a production environment



+ Project management experience



+ Active DOE L clearance





Qualifications We Desire:





+ Demonstrated dedication to safety, quality, customer satisfaction, collaboration, and teamwork



+ Excellent interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills



+ Good organizational skills



+ Lean Six Sigma (LSS) background and work experience standardizing procedures and documentation



+ Knowledge and experience in semiconductor manufacturing





About Our Team:



Sandia National Laboratories Microsystems and Engineering Sciences Applications (MESA) complex provides unique processing capability in semiconductor microfabrication. The MESAFab Operations departments develop and maintain core semiconductor processing capabilities and capacity that enable our customers to build differentiating Microsystems products. Two unique facilities are co-located within the 65,000 square foot MESAFab complex including: (1) a 12,000 square foot Class 1 Silicon Fab for 6-inch silicon wafer processing and (2) a 15,000 square foot Class 10 and Class 100 MicroFab for compound semiconductor material processing and silicon wafer post-processing. Key microfabrication processing areas include photolithography, reactive ion etch, wet etch/clean, oxidation and diffusion, thin films, CMP (planarization), ion implantation, metrology, deep reactive silicon ion etch, wafer bonding and thinning, electroplating, packaging, MEMS release, yield learning and statistical process control.



The Silicon Fab has processing expertise in CMOS and MEMS technologies. Over 150 equipment sets are maintained, supported and operated 24 hours per day, 5 days a week (3 shifts). Processing and maintenance expertise are staffed on all 3 shifts. We offer unique prototyping capabilities and are capable of producing full flow production lots as well as performing flexible process development.



About Sandia:



Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:





+ Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide



+ Extraordinary co-workers



+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world



+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities



+ Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)



+ Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*





World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification.



Security Clearance:



Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) L security clearance to start, or equivalent active security clearance with another U.S. government agency (e.g., DOD).



Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.



Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.



EEO:



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.



Job ID: 683805

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Posted: 2022-06-22 Expires: 2022-07-22

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

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