MTS Reliability Engineer

Location Ballston Spa
Date Posted June 24, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


About GlobalFoundries:

GlobalFoundries is a leading full-service semiconductor foundry providing a unique combination of design, development, and fabrication services to some of the world's most inspired technology companies. With a global manufacturing footprint spanning three continents, GlobalFoundries makes possible the technologies and systems that transform industries and give customers the power to shape their markets. GlobalFoundries is owned by Mubadala Investment Company. For more information, visit .

Summary of Role:

As a reliability engineer working in the US Reliability Engineering team at Fab8 located in Malta, New York, you will be responsible for reliability characterization and evaluation for advanced CMOS technology nodes, mainly focusing on intrinsic wafer-level reliability mechanisms such as electromigration and time dependent dielectric breakdown of MOL/BEOL interconnects. In this role, you will collaborate with Process Integration and Advanced Module Engineering for developing reliable technology solutions and assessing the reliability risk of multiple manufacturing processes. You will provide the wafer-level reliability support for technology qualification and process improvement.

Essential Responsibilities Include:

  • In your role you are responsible for the following (this responsibility includes, but is not limited to):
  • Develop reliability models and test methodologies in the area of BEOL and MOL reliability
  • Process qualification focusing on BEOL/MOL reliability
  • Engage in proactive teamwork to support cross functional milestones through collaboration with Quality, Process Integration, and Advanced Module Engineering
  • Support reliability risk assessment for manufacturing
  • Provide wafer-level reliability expertise and consultation to Process Integration, Advanced Module Engineering, and Manufacturing
  • Address customer requests or issues involving reliability

Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform all activities in a safe and responsible manner and support all Environmental, Health, Safety & Security requirements and programs


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics or Related Technical Discipline with 5+ years' industrial experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics or Related Technical Discipline with 10+ years' industrial experience
  • Technical expertise on wafer-level reliability of semiconductor devices obtained through your educational level research and/or relevant job/internship experiences
  • Sound technical understanding of reliability physics and mechanisms on state-of-the-art technologies, including BEOL and FEOL
  • Capability to develop and execute reliability tests
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, energetic and self-starter
  • Outstanding communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within a global matrixed team or environment
  • Strong organizational skills along with demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and able to react to shifting priorities to meet business needs
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments
  • Statistical data analysis program experience and/or other programming language experience (such as JMP, Matlab, Origin, Python, etc.) is preferred.

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An offer with GlobalFoundries is conditioned upon the successful completion of pre-employment conditions, as applicable, and subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Effective January 4, 2022, GlobalFoundries will require all US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. GlobalFoundries will follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) definition of fully vaccinated and will require proof of vaccination. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, will have the opportunity to submit an accommodation request.

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