Teledyne Technologies Incorporated specializes in providing a broad range of high technology solutions and products to the marketplace. Teledyne Imaging Sensors is an integral member of the new Digital Imaging Segment of Teledyne Technologies. Imaging Sensors provides advanced imaging solutions for a variety of customers, including the DoD, NASA, prime system integrators, and commercial customers. In the civilian space arena, Teledyne sensors are the most advanced sensors on board the Hubble space telescope, and they are also found on board the majority of NASA space probes and ground based telescopes. In the DoD arena, Teledyne sensors are integrated into several major systems for persistent surveillance, chemical detection, and target identification, among others.
Position Summary and Responsibilities
Process Engineer is a hands-on position for executing and supporting semiconductor detector processing activities of high performance infrared and visible detector arrays. This position requires working alongside the wafer processing team in the cleanroom and effectively communicating ideas with team members.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The primary duties and responsibilities are as follows. Other duties may be assigned.
Detector process development and wafer fabrication, including wet and dry etch, annealing, photolithography, passivation, metallization and microscopic inspection
Interaction with other engineers in material growth, wafer processing and detector testing to develop and improve material layer structures, detector designs and processing methods
Design of experiments, data analysis and SPC process controls for effective process improvement and development for production
Assurance of all processes performed per procedures, work instructions and workflow and in compliance with safety and cleanroom procedures
Cross-department collaboration to leverage existing or emerging production capabilities within the company
Following and understanding of cleanroom protocol and quality standards
Prompt documentation and reporting of nonconforming events in production and troubleshooting of processing related issues.
Working with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for reporting and tracking
Ability to work flexible schedule and additional hours as needed
Qualifications & Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following qualifications and competencies:
Strong knowledge and background in opto-electronic semiconductor materials and devices, particularly HgCdTe materials, but also including Silicon and III-V semiconductor materials, processes and devices
Strong technical knowledge in engineering and/or chemistry and semiconductor processing methods.
Effective communication (written and verbal) of very complex ideas with the ability to communicate to any level of audience.
A team player and effective interaction with fellow engineers and peers.
Excellent verbal, written and communication skills.
Computer proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
Exemplary ethics and business conduct and work cognizant of safe work practices
Ability to apply company policies and procedures to daily work and resolve issues
Education and/or Experience
- Bachelor's Degree with minimum 5 years of experience or Master Degree with minimum 3 years of experience in semiconductor processing
- Training in cleanroom operation and laboratory practices including ESD precautions for handling of sensitive semiconductor devices
- Semiconductor process development experiences, particularly in dry and wet etch technology, passivation, and process controls desired
- Experience in project management, risk management, cost account management, cost estimation and engineering planning is highly desired
Due to the type of work at the facility and certain access restrictions, successful applicants must be a U.S. Citizen.
What can Teledyne offer YOU?
A Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
Excellent Health, Dental, Vision
Paid Vacation Time
Paid Sick Time
Life Insurance Benefits
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Educational Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Fun Events throughout the year