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Samsung Electronics America 14nm Process Integration Engineer in Austin, Texas

Position Summary

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is one of the

most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world with more than 3,000 employees and 2.45 million square feet of floor space. Samsung Austin Semiconductor has broad semiconductor process technology offerings serving customers in various application areas including mobile, consumer, networking/high performance computing, Internet of Things, RF and automotive. Since 1996, its parent company, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd has invested approximately $17 billion in Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s Austin, Texas campus, making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history. Samsung Austin Semiconductor is a premier employer who provides a great place to work, as well as advanced and upskilled training to thriving employees. Visit

Samsung Austin Semiconductor strives to be the World's Best Foundry.

Role and Responsibilities

  • The engineer will be responsible for leading projects related to incoming 14nm technology transfer, productization, new product introductions and qualification, yield improvement in volume production, stop loss reduction, cycle time reduction, and other KPI improvements.

  • Successful candidate will be able to meet foundry customers’ expectations for performance, yield and reliability.

  • Design, execute, and analyze experiments to improve process margin, yield, and device performance

  • Uses software to analyze data including statistical analysis; Consults with leadership team on experimental results in order to make decisions about large scale changes.

  • Lead / participate in Task Force Teams.

  • Responsible for critical or complex steps or layers in the wafer fabrication process.

  • Develops Change Point Management Plans.

  • Communicates technical information to senior leadership through presentations.

  • Completes other duties as assigned.

  • Understanding of all semiconductor process modules including Fin, PC, SD, RMG, MOL and BEOL is needed.

  • Requires detailed communication with MFG and multiple engineers who assist in the setup of critical parameters in the module.

  • Need customer understanding and interface skills.

  • Coordination and delivery of customer sample lots with desired speed and quality of the customer.

  • Need understanding of pFA, defects and Yield for initial lot testing and de-bugging.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree in Physics, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or related field is required.

  • 3-5 years of experience in 300mm 16nm/14nm/10nm nodes (or below) semiconductor process technologies in high volume manufacturing environment is highly preferred.

  • Experience in Yield analysis and/or 14nm Process Integration is strongly preferred.

  • Experience in New Product Introduction (NPI) meeting device yield and performance requirement is highly desired.

  • Working knowledge of all unit processes including thin films deposition, lithography, etch, diffusion, wet process, and CMP.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the interactions between process and yield, product performance and reliability.

  • Proven project management skills and capability of multi-tasking in dynamic environment

  • Analysis skills, including yield analysis, electrical device characterization, yield issue investigations, data mining, DOE, and SPC

  • Expertise in Excel, PowerPoint, and various statistics programs (i.e. JMP, Spotfire)

  • Programming and/or scripting experience is a plus

  • Must be capable of shifting focus and changing priorities - dealing with ambiguity

  • Must demonstrate strong core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Quality, and Continuous Learning

  • Must have excellent communication, documentation and presentation skills

  • Must have interpersonal skills to escalate issues, get support, and effect lasting change

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments

  • Must be able to work on different shifts based on project need

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Samsung Electronics is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, and network systems, and the entire semiconductor industry with our memory, system LSI, foundry, and LED solutions. Samsung is also leading in the development of the Internet of Things through, among others, our Smart Home and Digital Health initiatives.

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