Samsung Austin Semiconductor is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world and an integral part of Central Texas for more than 26 years, driving job generation, economic impact and engagement with the surrounding community. 

Samsung Austin Semiconductor serves a global customer base with broad semiconductor process technology offerings that impact everyday life including mobile, graphic, consumer, networking/high performance computing, Internet of Things, RF and automotive. Through successful collaborations with foundry customers and a continuous drive to develop the most cutting-edge technologies, Samsung Austin Semiconductor has become a major player in the foundry market. Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s technology portfolio ranges from 65nm to 28nm using planar transistor technology to the more advanced 14nm 3D FinFet technology.
 

With more than 3,300 employees, 2.45 million square feet of floor space, and more than 600+ acres in land holdings, Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s economic impact in 2021 generated $6.3 billion into Austin’s economy through salaries and other expenditures. Plus, that same year, its parent company, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd announced a $17 billion investment to boost semiconductor production capacity at a new site in Taylor, Texas. This is in addition to the $18 billion invested in Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s Austin, Texas campus, since 1996 -- making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history. 

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is a premier and growing employer who provides a great place to work, is committed to environmental stewardship and being a good corporate citizen.  Our employees are the key to our success and we invest in our people with competitive compensation & benefit packages, career development opportunities and programs that enhance physical, emotional and intellectual well-being.  Our employees work at various locations throughout Central Texas including the main plant on East Parmer Lane in northeast Austin, a satellite office near Pflugerville and the construction site in Taylor, Texas. Learn more at www.samsung.com/us/sas.

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is looking for an experienced reliability engineer with strong technical expertise, who can drive all phases of reliability engineering for advanced CMOS technology nodes.

Job Duties

•Provide technical leadership for reliability improvement activities.

•Identify, plan, and execute reliability evaluations for new technology development, technology qualification, process changes and abnormal events. Identify concerning items for product reliability and drive improvement actions with both local and overseas operations.

•Manage solutions to integration problems working across several departments (Diffusion, Cleans, Metals, Integration, Device, Product Test, etc) to improve reliability.

•Design, execute, and analyze designed experiments to improve semiconductor fabrication processes.

•Utilize lessons learned to improve reliability margin; define new process integration for new technology nodes.

•Utilize statistical tools and reliability models to extract lifetime from time to fail data.

•Represent Samsung technology leadership by authoring papers for symposiums & journals and leadership roles at external conferences.

•Navigate both the industrial and academic landscape in order to be a knowledge center of device integration and technology development for reliability.

Qualifications

• MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics and 3+ years of experience with product reliability, in semiconductor industry preferred 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

•Hands-on experience of reliability mechanisms (BTI, HCI, TDDB,EM, SM etc)

•Demonstrated understanding of device physics for FEOL/BEOL reliability

•Clear understanding of reliability statistics.

•Knowledge of SiO2/Poly-Si and High-k/metal gate integration schemes for Planar/FinFET technology.

•A high level of self-motivation and strong communication skills (written and presentation) required.

•Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office products is required.

 

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