Principal Semiconductor Yield Engineer
BAE Systems is seeking a Principal Semiconductor Product Engineer to join the Advanced Microwave Product Center located in Nashua, NH. The applicant’s primary responsibilities will be statistical data analysis and yield improvement. Successful candidates will have a good understanding of GaN RF device structure and performance parameters. Ability to collect and correlate data across organizational lines with a relational database is required. S/he is expected to quantify sources of yield loss, and support foundry engineers in finding root cause and corrective action. An understanding of semiconductor processing, process integration, and failure analysis methods is highly desired. The candidate will participate in new device development, product qualification, production process optimization, and product transition from engineering to operations. Multi-tasking is expected in our fast-paced environment with delivery commitments to both internal and external customers. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required. Experience in business capture, including idea formulation, customer briefing, and proposal writing is a plus.
Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education Solid knowledge of semiconductor device physics, in particular RF/microwave field effect transistors
Experience with RF and digital electrical characterization (DC, RF)
Ability to multi-task, functioning both as individual contributor and as team leader in multiple projects
Demonstrated ability to lead and execute projects within budget and schedule constraints
Strong background in statistical data analysis
Strong verbal and written communication skills Preferred Skills and Education MS in semiconductor related fields and 7+ years of work experience; or PhD in semiconductor related fields and 3+ years of work experience
Experience with GaN-based RF devices
Basic knowledge of device failure analysis and related analytical tools (e.g. SEM, FIB, TEM, etc.)
Experience with JMP & PROMIS software
Experience working in defense contract manufacturing or equivalent environment
Demonstrated experience in technical proposal writing and program capture About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression
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