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Intel Laser Development Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona

Job Description

Become a member of the Assembly Test Technology Development Media, Inspection, Handling Systems, & Laser (MIHL) Module engineering team as a laser development engineer leading the discovery, development, and deployment of Intel's advanced chip packaging process technology.

In this position, you will be directly responsible for driving laser marking and micro drilling research and development for next generation semiconductor packaging technology. Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to, research and development of laser ablation fundamentals, material interaction, quality and reliability efforts. In addition, you will be engaging in planning, designing, testing and validating process equipment solutions to meet product specifications.

Laser Dev Engineers respond to customer requests or challenges, developing solutions to problems that meet process, quality and cost requirements. You will also help define the vision for Intel's future Laser marking and drilling technologies including IR, Green, UV lasers; opto-mechanical equipment, ultra-high precision motion systems, submicron level mark metrology and new types of 2D Matrix, human readable and graphical marking specifications. Laser Dev engineers develop to key customer requirements from platform specification to validation, deployment and proliferation to high volume manufacturing (HVM) sites.

Laser Dev Engineers need to possess strong physics (laser, ablation, material, optics), design of experiment, structured problem solving and statistics knowledge to enable them to plan and conduct experiments to characterize solutions throughout the product development life cycle. They also drive improvements in quality, reliability, cost, yield, process stability, productivity and safety/ergonomic managing variables such as material, method, equipment, environment and operations.

This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Influencing, written and verbal communication skills.


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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess a Master's or PhD degree in Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering or related field,.

  • Minimum of 6 months of experience in1 or more of the following areas:

  • Understand of fundamental physical processes, troubleshoot complex ultra-high precision equipment across a variety of disciplines whether it is optical, laser, motion or electrical systems.

  • Understanding of statistical principles, process control (SPC) and Design of Experiments (DOE).

  • Apply fundamental scientific and engineering principles to develop novel design solutions for high volume manufacturing processes.

  • Study of Ultrafast Laser Ablation and/or Laser Micromachining

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6 months of experience in1 or more of the following areas:

  • Fundamental understanding of semiconductor devices and packing technology.

  • Data Science and Statistics tools (Python, Numpy/Pandas, SQL, JMP, Minitab).

  • Motion systems background (High speed, high accuracy pick-n-place, vision systems).

  • Mechanical design (CAD, Solidwork, GD&T) and familiarity with laser ablation techniques (UV, IR, etc).

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

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....