Photo Mask Design Engineer - San Diego, CA

Location: Carlsbad,, CA
Date Posted: 07-24-2017
Photo Mask Design Engineer - San Diego, CA

Job Description:
The Photo Mask Design Engineer will be responsible to develop photolithography mask layouts used by our Lab. Knowledge in semiconductor photolithography is a key requirement, including hands-on experience on photomask design tools and photolithography process.  Must have clear concept on the semiconductor process integration flow especially the BEOL via and metallization steps. Good habits in documentation are needed to track the changes, control the revisions, and disseminate layout information to the Process Team.
The PMD engineer is also responsible for the communication with outside vendors to manufacture the masks, both for stepper and contact aligner. Will also work with the QA department to ensure the received masks are correct and qualified for production. This engineer should be able to work in a dynamic and diverse team environment, and communicate effectively (written and verbal) with process professionals to design and layout photomasks to optimize certain processes while meeting the deadline of the deliverables. This candidate will be an essential team member to ensure smoothness and success of semiconductor process R&D, and transition to manufacturing.

Skills / Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum five years’ experience of semiconductor wafer processing with an emphasis on photolithography and mask layout design.
  • Experience with layout tools including L-Edit or Cadence tools.
  • Hands on experience with i-line steppers, understanding of resist technology and resist coating/development.
  • Skills in semiconductor process technologies such as SEM, dry etching, CMP, metal PVD and plating are preferred.
  • Knowledge in AutoCAD, Solidworks, Spice, device modeling and passive analog circuits is plus.  
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Competency with office productivity software and data analysis software
  • Self-motivated and can work with minimum supervision.
 Education Requirements:
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field
 To ApplyPlease email your resume for immediate consideration to:
Craig Fleck
Vice President
Chelsea Search Group
3050 Rue D'Orleans #317
San Diego, CA 92110
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