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Global Foundries Device Engineer: Protection Circuits, ESD and Latch-up (New College Grad 2024) - JR-2401551-5859 in Essex Junction, Vermont

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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. For more information, visit

Summary of Role:

  • Develop ESD and Latch up protection device/circuit solutions for GlobalFoundries differentiated technology portfolio
  • Design test macros for electrical characterization and JEDEC qualification. Define test plans. Execute qualification plans per industry standards
  • Analyze electrical test data using languages such as Python
  • Develop ESD/ Latch-up-related physical ground rules
  • Develop supporting documentation, such as user guides and application notes
  • Submit and track failure analysis samples to understand observed failure and defect modes
  • Ensure correct process monitors are in place for robust ESD/Latch-up manufacturing
  • Collaborate closely with Quality, Reliability, and Technology teams for technology qualification
  • Work with circuit IO Design Teams to co-optimize I/O and ESD performance

Other Responsibilities:

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

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Solid State Physics, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science with 0-5 Years of Experience

    or M.S. in Solid State Physics, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science with 0-2 Years of Experience

  • Academic work or relevant experience with semiconductor process technology or semiconductor device design

  • Aptitude and desire for learning new skills/techniques

  • Team player; able to work effectively in a dynamic, fast paced environment, Self motivated

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments

  • Language Fluency - English: Excellent written and oral communications skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of semiconductor process fabrication flow, nanofabrication, solid state and semiconductor device physics and design of experiments (DOE) methodology
  • Familiarity with semiconductor physical design including electrical test structure design
  • Practical experience using Electronic Design Automation [EDA] tools such as Cadence Virtuoso and Mentor Calibre
  • Experience with device simulations tools such as TCAD
  • Strong data analysis, data mining and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; team player; able to work effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.


Expected Salary Range

\$52,500.00 - \$107,000.00

The exact Salary will be determined based on qualifications, experience and location.

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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.

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