Intel MOCVD Process Development Engineer in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Job Description

Intel is seeking an experienced MOCVD Engineer who will be responsible for all engineering aspects of installation, qualification and running MOCVD reactors. The candidate will drive and establish MOCVD capability for manufacturing processes. This position requires extensive hands-on knowledge of running MOCVD reactor and advanced knowledge of compound semiconductor processes and excellent communication, problem solving, and organizational skills. In addition, the candidate should have proven abilities in quality, reliability, production control and project management.

Job scope & responsibilities:

  • Establish MOCVD capability for growing materials for optical active photonic devices

  • Develop MOCVD recipe based on device structure & designs.

  • Troubleshoot MOCVD material growth issues

  • Responsible for equipment performance metrics and productivity requirements

  • Ensure all MOCVD equipment meets SPC requirements, maintenance schedules, and goals

  • Support and document production action plans and FMEA

  • Report KPI’s for equipment uptime, cycle time and throughput

  • Ensure equipment is qualified and maintained in accordance with procedures, tolerances, and control plans

  • Implement continuous improvement initiatives and lead change management processes to improve metrics

  • Provide technical guidance and problem solving skills related to the installation, maintenance and upgrading of MOCVD equipment

Collaborate across functional groups to drive improvement


  • Minimum requirement is M.S., though Ph.D. is highly preferred, in Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Applied Physics or other relevant filed with strong emphasis on MOCVD-growth and characterization.

  • 6+ years’ experience in MOCVD growth of III-V semiconductors specifically InP and/or GaAs materials for optoelectronic & photonic applications for datacom & telecom.

  • Hands on experience bringing up new reactors, trouble shooting reactor issues, reactor qualification, maintenance and materials analysis

  • Solid background in compound semiconductors physics, optical active devices and applications, & reliability

  • Experience with epitaxial wafer characterization, including but not limited to PL, XRD, ECV, Hall, SEM, CL, EL, XRF, EDX, AFM, SIMS, Surfscan, TEM, C-V, techniques & analysis.

  • Able to take III-V device development roadmaps and convert them into actionable epi process development and/or improvement plans, and then drive these plans to completion

  • Ability to work in a close-knit collaborative team environment is a must.

  • Solid communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment

  • Experience with ISO 9001 Quality Management System

  • In-depth understanding and experience with GRR, SPC, Six Sigma

  • Willing to travel if needed

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

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