Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge
of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the
state of the art.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Lead innovation and development of
novel 2.5D and 3D semiconductor integration processes for dense
high speed mixed signal electronics applications, with attention to
all facets of this endeavor (e.g. RF electrical performance of both
passive and active components, thermal-mechanical constraints,
chemical / metallurgical issues, manufacturability / cost
constraints, etc.). Address all levels of integration from
chip-level integration (e.g. die and wafer stacking, WLFO) to
package and PCB. Perform theory-driven analyses of candidate
approaches. Organize and manage research and development projects
to be carried out by technical teams of other domain experts (e.g.
in each of the technical areas mentioned above). Provide mentorship
and guidance to others in all aspects of these projects (technical,
organization, reporting, etc.). Develop and maintain relationships
with relevant vendors and partner organizations. Organize and
present results, in written reports, journal papers, and oral
presentations. Create and manage work plans to meet or exceed
schedule deadlines and technical expectations. Lead and contribute
to proposal and marketing efforts required to sustain continued
EXPERIENCE DESIRED: More than 15 years of experience in
developing, characterizing, and exercising semiconductor
manufacturing processes and corresponding electronics packaging.
More than 15 years of experience with design of experiments and
analysis techniques (electrical, mechanical, thermal, chemical,
etc.) needed to develop and assess new process tools and
techniques. Demonstrated experience developing external
partnerships and vendor relationships. More than 5 years of
experience in organizing and leading technical research and
development efforts, and in preparing presentations and proposals
needed to attract research funding. Familiarity with commercial
packaging technology (e.g. ceramic and laminate chip-level
packages, printed circuit boards, interposers, etc.) and integrated
circuit processing and integration techniques.
KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Deep understanding of material science,
surface chemistry, semiconductor physics, and thermal/mechanical
theory related to electronics processing and assembly techniques.
Familiarity with high speed electrical characterization methods.
Use of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and
proficiency in writing for reporting.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Proficiency in use of
computers, engineering work stations, complex electronic equipment,
oral and written communication, interaction with vendors/colleagues
and willingness to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven
environment. Ability to work well in a team and independently. Must
be sufficiently mobile to work within confined spaces and have both
visual and hearing acuity.
EDUCATION DESIRED: Ph.D. in Material Science, Physics, Physical
Chemistry, or related scientific discipline.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver's license special tools or
restrictions): U.S. citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain
and maintain a security clearance. Active SSBI is a plus.
This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements,
therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. 120.15 is
required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent
resident, refugee, or asylee.
HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package.
Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K
match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and
challenging work environment.
HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and
does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting,
on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information,
national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical
condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union
membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free
workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.