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Sr. Staff Failure Analysis Engineers (Analog ICs)

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A growing semiconductor company in the San Jose, CA metro area is looking for Sr. Staff Failure Analysis Engineer with Analog IC circuitry analysis experience with an electrical engineering emphasis. We are working directly with their Hiring Manager. We are looking for candidates nationwide willing to relocate to the San Jose, California area. Once again, the positions are in San Jose, CA.

The chosen candidates will help identify, understand, and resolve the root causes of customer returns. This is a critical role for success of the overall organization. You would also be involved with supporting the qualification of new product introductions at the company; again a critical role for the company. A successful candidate will have an inquisitive mind, enjoy challenges, and operate well in a fast-paced culture. A great deal of personal and technical development will be present from the complexity, depth, and pace of the work. The semiconductor company is an engineering company; run by Engineers put a high value on in-depth, root cause analysis. Senior management is committed to maintaining a world-class failure analysis organization

Main Activities:
  • Respond to internal and external customer requests for analysis of the company's products

  • Enable the company to meet failure analysis cycle time and quality commitments

  • Provide periodic updates to management regarding your ongoing analysis projects

Job Requirements


Specific Qualifications (required unless noted otherwise):

  • At least 5-15+ years of experience in Failure Analysis, Product Engineering, or Design

  • A BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related field with a semiconductor emphasis

  • Advanced Degrees are preferred

  • Must be able to take a schematic for a new device and, step-by-step, micro-probe the die to find the failing circuitry

  • Experience with failure analysis techniques and solid lab skills

  • Strong analog circuitry analysis experience is desired with ICs such as Op Amps, LDOs, ADCs, DACs, LDOs, SMPS, etc.

  • Strong semiconductor failure analysis experience of semiconductor devices more on the electrical engineering side

  • Strong technical understanding of how a diode and transistor work

  • Good written and oral communication skills in English

  • Ability to use a curve tracer and optical microscope

  • Experience operating FA equipment, SEM, FIB, X-Ray, etc.

  • Good troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to read schematics

  • Experience reading or creating GDSII files

  • Experience supporting the automotive industry is a plus

  • Fab and/or assembly process experience is a plus

  • Chemistry lab experience is a plus

  • PMIC or Audio IC experience is a plus

  • Sample cross-sectioning skills are pluses

  • Experience working with BGA packages is a plus

  • Analog circuitry and mixed signal skills are pluses

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