Materials Research and Development Engineer

Job Description
IBM Research at Albany Nanotech is currently seeking semiconductor research and development engineers for memory technologies. The non-volatile memory elements developed will be used in IBM's cognitive strategic play. Desired areas of expertise in the memory space include complex process integration, advanced process modeling, novel device design and fabrication, new materials development, and physical/electrical characterization of materials . The ability to work effectively in a multi-functional matrix team is an essential part of the job. Teams include process integration, patterning, equipment, and design/layout. We expect you to be self-motivated, passionate and exhibit a high-level of interest in understanding and solving complex memory material and process challenges. The ability and willingness to adapt to changing technologies is important in this position. Additionally, you should have reasonable communication and presentation skills. Generation of Intellectual Property for IBM and protection of it through the patenting process are also expected.

The mission of the IBM Research Semiconductor Group in Albany is leadership and collaboration in semiconductor and memory technology for high-performance computing systems for the cloud and cognitive era. We develop differentiating, leading-edge technology in a 300mm semiconductor fabrication facility with over 100k sq. ft of clean room space in Albany NY. This technology is commercialized through development and manufacturing partnerships.

Read more about IBM's Memory Technologies here: https://researcher.watson.ibm.com/researcher/view_group.php?id=7956

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 5 years in advanced materials development


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Programming experience in Java, Python, C++, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with process tools or electrical or physical characterization instrumentation.
  • PhD in electrical engineering, physics, materials science, chemistry or related fields


EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


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