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Sr. Process Development Engineer

Department:  SPD
Job Code:  SPDWP1809


We are seeking a Senior Process Development Engineer who will primarily be responsible for developing or improving compound semiconductor fabrication processes on wafer level inside cleanrooms and analyzing process data.

Job Duties

  • Develops various wafer process steps including photolithography, wet and dry etching, PECVD, metal deposition, and plating.
  • Compiles and evaluates process data into process reports to establish statistical process control (SPC), process yield analysis, and tool performance metrics to develop and characterize each process used in wafer fabrication.
  • Responsible for basic maintenance and calibration of production machines including mask aligner, hot plates, oven, PECVD, E-beam evaporator, thermal processing, and various pumps.
  • Verifies part or process conformance to specification with approved inspection tools, such as optical microscope, profilometer, ellipsometer, and SEM (scanning electron microscope). .
  • Must be comfortable handling chemicals, including corrosive acids, bases, and solvents under hood environment with protective garments to do perform wet wafer processing.
  • Produces process procedures, work order instructions, drawings, and other production document to conform to specifications.


BS or MS or PhD in Chemical/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Material Science or related technical discipline.


At least 8+ years for BS or 5+ years for MS or 3+ years for PhD at compound semiconductor process fab or laboratory environment experience.


  • Strong analytical skill, Detail oriented, Strong computer literacy skills


•  Houston, TX

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