Intel Senior Failure Analysis R&D Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

Some of the responsibilities are, but not limited to:

-Responsible for identifying and researching component & system failures to improve product yield, quality and/or reliability.

-Evaluates the electrical and mechanical characteristics of integrated circuits, components, sub components, and systems to determine the root cause of failure.

-Conduct hands on lab work, define failure analysis strategy, and recommend corrective actions/fixes to internal customers.

-Other duties may include the development of electrical, analytical and mechanical methodologies to ensure strategic failure analysis capabilities for future technologies and products, support technology transfer to high volume manufacturing, maintain necessary records and reports, perform other related duties as required or as directed.

The ideal candidate needs to exhibit the following behavioral traits:

-Good communication skills

-Strong teamwork and planning/time management skills

-Ability to work well in a diverse team environment


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a have a PhD in Electrical Engineering or Physics. Other disciplines like Material Science are also acceptable with relevant experience.

-Candidate must have at least 6 months of experience related to device physics and CMOS transistor level circuits

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in nanoscale fabrications, BEOL processing, packaging

-Knowledge in microprocessor architecture, I/O structure

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support. Employees in the Technology and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth

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