Senior Process Engineer - Focal Plane Arrays

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810
About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:

An exciting opportunity exists at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) for a Semiconductor Process Engineer to join our focal plane array wafer fabrication team in the Advanced Microelectronics Solutions (AMS) Department.

As a member of the AMS Department, the individual in this role will serve as a process engineer to lead and execute process development efforts, assist in process sustainment and improve product yield for focal plane array fabrication in the production wafer foundry. The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of microelectronics processing techniques such as deposition, etch, photolithography, metrology, scanning electron microscopy, and wafer-level packaging with expertise in one or more of these areas.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Engineering support and training for manufacturing personnel, review of process data trends, and failure analysis of yield drivers, all with a goal of reducing rework and scrap and increasing efficiency in the process line.
  • Identifying yield and process improvement opportunities, gathering sponsorship and team resources, and driving teams to continuous improvement.
  • Presence on the manufacturing floor is essential for quick resolution of issues, and reaction time to prevent interruption to customer commitments critical.
  • Large degree of multitasking with attention to detail while managing priorities depending on the nature of the problems and the commitments to customers or other program leads.
  • The ability to work well in small, cross-functional teams is essential.

A PhD can account for 5 years of experience as required for this position.

Qualifications You Must Have

  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
  • Five years of related experience, which could include:
    • Experience in semiconductor processing techniques including photo lithography, dry etching, metals evaporation, and inspections
    • Experience troubleshooting a diverse set of fabrication equipment in addition to establishing equipment qualification and preventative maintenance procedures
    • Proficient in statistical process control and lean manufacturing methods (e.g., Six Sigma)
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Qualifications We Value:
  • Understanding of IR detection and Focal Plane Arrays
  • Broad knowledge related to semiconductor processing, device physics, and data analysis
  • Ability to lead and coordinate technical projects with diverse and cross-functional teams
  • Experience with characterizing, understanding, and improving semiconductor device performance and reliability
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate ideas effectively

What We Offer:

Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or Non- U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:



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Andover, MA 01810

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