As a Hardware Developer at IBM, you'll get to work on the systems that are driving the quantum revolution and the AI era. Join an elite team of engineering professionals who enable IBM customers to make better decisions quicker on the most trusted hardware platform in today's market.
Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Research at Albany Nanotech is currently seeking engineers in the area of process technology and characterization for semiconductors and related devices, including lithography, etch, metrology, defect characterization, CMP, Wet etching/cleaning, Insulator/dielectric deposition, metal deposition, epi and anneal/rapid thermal process. The hired candidates will have significant expertise and understanding of the fundamental principles in one or more of these areas. Some of the job responsibilities include maintaining and qualifying state of the art semiconductor 300mm process equipment, developing processes, and characterization of the processes from an early concept stage into a mature element that enables a leading-edge technology.
The position requires interaction with cross-functional and multi-company working teams that include engineers engaged in process integration, metrology, masks, design/layout, materials and process development, and computational technology. Generation of Intellectual Property for IBM and protection of it through the patenting process are also expected.
The hired candidate must possess strong analytical and design-of-experiment knowledge, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to articulate difficult concepts to an audience with diverse technical backgrounds.
You must be willing to work in Albany, NY, with occasional day travel to Yorktown Heights, NY, and infrequent overnight travel to various locations worldwide. (
This position requires B.S. degree in Chemical or Electrical Engineering, Materials Science or Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or a related field, with relevant industrial experience preferred.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
+ Bachelor's degree in a science or engineering discipline
+ Design of experiments
+ Strong communication and presentation skills, Fluent in English
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
+ MS/PhD. degree in a science or engineering discipline
+ 1+ year of experience with related experience in process development, metrology, defect characterization, or semiconductor equipment and processes.
About Business UnitIBM Research is the organic growth engine of IBM and an innovation engine for our customers and partners. As part of this mission, IBM Research anticipates and examines 'What's Next in Computing' to ultimately create and integrate the technologies the world relies upon to solve big challenges and unlock new opportunities. We create and pioneer new markets for IBM, our partners and customers as exemplified in our ongoing quest to reach practical and large-scale quantum computing. Across IBM Research, we realize the power and potential to accelerate discovery with our partners and clients by combining the power of high performance computing, AI, and Quantum, all integrated through the hybrid cloud.
This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.
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Location StatementIBM offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program. Eligible employees may have access to:
- Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being
- Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs
- Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law
- Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals
- Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences
The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
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- Deposition (Geology)
- Design Of Experiments