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Senior Applications Development Engineer (Semiconductor)

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior & Expert Level
  • Software Engineering
  • Hillsboro

AI generated summary

  • You need advanced education or equivalent experience, proven track record in semiconductor technology, hands-on experience with manufacturing equipment, strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication and customer interfacing abilities, and willingness to travel.
  • You will drive new applications for semiconductor customers by automating dual beam microscope functionality, using tools like iFast/Python/Machine Learning. Communicate customer needs to product development, provide support and training post-installation.

Requirements

  • Education: While typical degrees in technical engineering or sciences at an advanced level are preferred, we also consider equivalent experiences of at least 8-12 years. We encourage applicants from various educational backgrounds to apply, as we believe that equivalent experience can be just as valuable.
  • Experience: Demonstrated ability in a research or development environment, with recent experience in small and/or wafer DB technology. Proven track record in a semiconductor processing or equipment environment. Hands-on experience with semiconductor manufacturing equipment such as DualBeam, FIB, SEM, or similar. Knowledge of problem-solving techniques, operational optimization, and experience with analytical equipment, specifically electron/ion microscopes.
  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Clear communication skills, both written and verbal, for a diverse audience are crucial to success in this role. Excellent customer interfacing skills. Proven ability to work well with multi-functional and cross-cultural teams. Ability to travel both domestically and internationally up to 25%; possession of a valid passport.

Responsibilities

  • Initiate and drive new applications to automate dual beam microscope functionality for semiconductor customers
  • Automate applications using tools such as iFast/Python/Machine Learning
  • Communicate customer needs to product development groups
  • Act as a customer interface for specific instrument/applications issues, understand customer workflow needs, and assist them in applications development
  • Provide customer support and applications training after instrument installation

FAQs

What is the primary responsibility of a Senior Applications Development Engineer in the semiconductor industry?

The primary responsibility of a Senior Applications Development Engineer in the semiconductor industry is to initiate and drive new applications to automate dual beam microscope functionality for semiconductor customers.

What tools are used to automate applications in this role?

Tools such as iFast, Python, and Machine Learning are used to automate applications in the role of a Senior Applications Development Engineer in the semiconductor industry.

How much travel is required for this position?

The position may require travel both domestically and internationally up to 25%, so possession of a valid passport is necessary for a Senior Applications Development Engineer in the semiconductor industry.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD.