Reliability Engineer

Job Description
We are looking for a Reliability Engineer specialized in semiconductor devices. The candidate should have a background in physics and electrical engineering, focusing on reliability of CMOS Devices and memory cells. Knowledge of and experiences with reliability issues such as TDDB, HCI, BTI, EM, write error rate, write/read disturbance error, resistance drift and sneak path are desired.
The primary responsibilities of this position include but not limited to

  • Understanding the degradation/failure mechanisms and reliability requirements for CMOS devices. Knowledge of NVM cell device and array is a plus. Contributing to the definition and determination of failure mode and reliability targets.
  • Designing experiments to identify the root cause of device failure/malfunction.
  • Performing and developing accelerated testing and data analysis techniques for reliability characterization and qualification.
  • Developing empirical and physics-based predictive model for reliability assessment and qualification.
  • Working with process and integration teams to address device/array deficiencies by providing fast and effective feedback.
  • Leading cross-functional teams to enable reliability improvement.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Hands-on experience with semiconductor device reliability and characterization.
  • Applied knowledge of data analysis and statistical modeling
  • Knowledge of semiconductor device physics and process
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills including innovation, critical thinking and analytical abilities.
  • Ability to summarize results in a clear and concise format.


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Preferred skills:
  • PhD in electrical engineering, physics and materials science.
  • Programing skills in Java/Python/C++.
  • Hands-on experience with electrical characterization instrumentation.
  • Knowledge of CMOS device physics and reliability


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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