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Technologist, Wet Etch Process Engineering

Company: Western Digital
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAt Western Digital, our vision is to power global innovation and push the boundaries of technology to make what you thought was once impossible, possible.At our core, Western Digital is a company of problem solvers. People achieve extraordinary things given the right technology. For decades, we've been doing just that. Our technology helped people put a man on the moon.We are a key partner to some of the largest and highest growth organizations in the world. From energizing the most competitive gaming platforms, to enabling systems to make cities safer and cars smarter and more connected, to powering the data centers behind many of the world's biggest companies and public cloud, Western Digital is fueling a brighter, smarter future.Binge-watch any shows, use social media or shop online lately? You'll find Western Digital supporting the storage infrastructure behind many of these platforms. And, that flash memory card that captures and preserves your most precious moments? That's us, too.We offer an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and platforms for business and consumers alike. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital -, G-Technology---, SanDisk - and WD - brands.Today's exceptional challenges require your unique skills. It's You & Western Digital. Together, we're the next BIG thing in data.Job DescriptionOwn

  • WET ETCH process areas Technology Development and/or Pathfinding aspects for continued technology scaling of performance vs cost
  • all aspects of WET ETCH process engineering for Western Digital's next generation memory development in front-end CMOS and back-end CELL fields.Preferred Skills
    • Direct experience taking a novel technology from concept to high volume manufacturing highly is preferred
    • Experience working on multi-layer cross-point architectures is preferred
    • Proven experience building and driving WET ETCH process engineering teams
    • Adaptable and agile with a mindset to drive innovation concurrently with executionQualifications
      • Possess a Bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree in any engineering or science disciplines related to semiconductor fabrication
      • 10+ years of experience in WET ETCH process areas Technology Development and/or Pathfinding divisions of DRAM, MRAM, Nand Flash and/or Logic semiconductor fabrication
      • Experience in (i) determining the required equipment selection including configuration, capabilities, and evaluations (ii) driving the fab materials and equipment vendors with uber clarity (a) of problem statement and success criteria (b) on strategy (iii) leading cross-functional projects under ambiguity and constraints
      • Deep technical understanding (a) on semiconductor process and integration in CMOS and/or memory fields (b) in wet etch/clean and drying chemistries including mechanisms/techniques (c) in thin Films characterization using metrology/surface modification/analysis techniques/methods (XRR, XRD, XPS, XRF, SIMs, SEM/EDS, TEM etc); and (d) on pattern collapse/toppling
      • Experience in training/coaching senior WET ETCH engineers to build a world class team, valuing company's culture, to meet division goals (yield, reliability, and cost)
      • This role will have a wide span of control with a great degree of visibility, offering a unique opportunity to drive the key WET ETCH process engineering efforts of a novel memory technology having a material market impact.Additional InformationWestern Digital is committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees and will not discriminate based on their race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person's gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person's assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster.Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.Western Digital is committed to offering opportunities to applicants with disabilities and ensuring all candidates can successfully navigate our careers website and our hiring process. Please contact us at to advise us of your accommodation request. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

Keywords: Western Digital, Milpitas , Technologist, Wet Etch Process Engineering, Engineering , Milpitas, California

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