Packaging Research and Development Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Wafer Assembly Technology Development (WATD) Microelectronic Packaging Engineers in Assembly Test and Technology Development (ATTD) will be responsible for, but are not limited to:

  • Project management package design/development and sustaining support for integrated circuit or semiconductor assemblies various other electronic components/completed units.
  • Responsible for the thermal/mechanical/electrical design analysis and development of electronic packages.
  • Define overall package performance and specification and realize technology certification through layout design and test vehicle design.
  • Conduct tests and research on basic materials and properties.
  • Establish material specifications for contract assemblers and raw material vendors and interface with Quality Assurance and Purchasing regarding material quality and vendor performance.
  • Provide consultation concerning packaging problems and improvements in the packaging process.
  • Respond to customers requests or events as they occur.
  • Develop solutions to problems utilizing formal education and judgment.

A successful candidate should also exhibit the following behavioral traits: 

  • Technical leadership skills leadership strategic planning coaching and development of a technical team.
  • Lead teams in a highly matrix environment managing budgets resources and timelines.
  • Stakeholder management.
  • Flexibility in changing priorities and responsibilities to support business needs.
  • Tolerance for ambiguity in a fast-paced constantly changing product roadmap environment Influencing.
  • Self-initiated action oriented and work independently.
  • Technical innovation and deliver results for complex time critical technical projects.

A successful candidate should also exhibit the following behavioral traits/skills: 

  • Work well in a diverse team environment. 
  • Work with minimal supervision and adjust to rapidly changing priorities. 
  • Produce quality results in a timely manner. 
  • Discipline and self-motivate. 
  • Analytical problem solving, testing skills and communication skills.
  • Effective use of constructive confrontation to address issues. 
  • Technical innovation and deliver results for complex time critical technical projects.
  • Technology with technical and analytical skills.

This is an entry level position and compensation will be given accordingly.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position.

Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum qualifications and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork and/or classes and/or research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Possess a master's degree with 6+ months of experience or PhD degree with 1+ years of experience in Mechanical Engineering or Material Science Engineering or Chemical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Physics or Chemistry or Optical Engineering or Polymer Science and Engineering or related field.
  • Candidate must possess the degree by employment start date. 

Preferred Qualifications

6+ months of experience (master's) or 1+ years of experience (PhD) with one or more of the following:

  • Fundamental science and engineering concepts in development to create novel solutions
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)/Design of Experiments (DOE) principles
  • Semiconductor fabrication processes

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 Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moores Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Intel Corporation will require all new U.S. employees to be fully-vaccinated for Covid-19 as a condition of hire unless they have an approved accommodation in place under applicable law. Newly-hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date.

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.

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