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Dry Etch Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04529
Location: San Jose, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/07/2018
Genesis10 is currently seeking a Dry Etch Engineer with our client, a Stealth Mode Start up located in the San Jose, CA area.

  • Seeking a Dry Etch Engineer
  • A stealth start-up in the display market is seeking an experienced Process Engineer in the discipline of plasma dry etch to develop world class compound semiconductor manufacturing processes and meet our milestones
  • The ideal candidate will have a successful track record of delivering process capability and manufacturability
  • This will involve collaboration with cross-functional/cross-company teams and equipment vendors to meet the device requirements for next-generation displays
  • The candidate must have both an entrepreneurial and growth mindset
  • Domestic and International travel may be necessary to support job responsibilities
  • Design, develop and optimize plasma etch processes
  • Select and develop material and equipment for the process to meet device performance requirements
  • Conduct process, equipment and material development projects with equipment and material suppliers
  • This will involve collaboration with cross-functional/cross-company teams and tool vendors to meet our very challenging goals
  • Design, execute and analyze experiments to meet device performance specifications for their process
  • Work effectively with the equipment supplier to identify shortcomings, propose and evaluate hardware modification to mitigate issues
  • Drive improvements on quality, reliability, cost, yield, process stability/capability, and productivity
  • Develop solutions to problems utilizing formal education, statistical knowledge, and problem-solving tools
  • Establish process control systems for the process module
  • Identify potential intellectual property (IP) opportunities and file disclosures
  • PhD degree (or MS) in Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Physics, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering or an equivalent field
  • 5+ years of experience in semiconductor process and/or equipment development
  • Strong understanding in transport phenomena, surface phenomena, reaction engineering, electromagnetics, atomic/molecular physics, principles of plasma dry etch processing, and plasma sources used in plasma etching
  • Strong understanding of surface and analytical characterization techniques such as SEM, TEM, CDSEM, etc.
  • Technical expertise within semiconductor processing engineering preferably in GaN, GaAs or similar material systems
  • Demonstrated experience with technical problem-solving skills
  • Need to have worked in Indium phosphide or some other type of sub materials, not silicon alone.  To show that they can adapt and use multiple materials within a structured, disciplined approach
  • Demonstrated experience working with external and internal partners, including leading edge and compound semiconductor equipment and/or materials manufacturers
  • A fast learner, able to adapt to the culture and the technology 
  • Must be flexible in accommodating changing priorities and working hours to support business needs

Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!
About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”