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Dry Etch Technology Development Engineer

Boise, ID, US

Req. ID: 248222 

Recruiter: Aubrey Tuttle 


Micron Technology's vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community.


As a Dry Etch Technology Development Engineer at MTC (Mask Technology Center), Micron Technology, Inc., you are responsible to develop and implement advanced mask plasma etch technologies in order to meet Micron’s technology roadmap requirements on time. You will also work with other sustaining and equipment support engineers to continue improve our current mask etching equipment and process capability and efficiency.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide guidance to management team on mask dry etch technology roadmap
  • Develop and implement advanced mask dry etch technology and processes including EUV mask manufacturing
  • Provide fundamental understandings of process and tool capabilities and issues
  • Monitor and align equipment suppliers’ roadmap to Micron technology requirements
  • Develop and implement robust etch system monitoring/control technologies, chamber-to-chamber matching mechanisms for consistent CD and defect performance
  • Be able to work independently or as a team member to generate new ideas, processes, and methodologies
  • Initiate and implement new or optimized processes in a timely manner with the goal of improving mask manufacturing yield and efficiency
  • Provide guidance on root cause of and methods to resolve etch quality deviations (defects, CD targeting, CD and etch depth uniformity, and pattern resolution)
  • Collaborate with other area process development engineers to improve overall mask capability
  • Mentor and train other engineers and manufacturing personnel




  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in plasma dry etch process research and development
  • Good understanding and ability to explain process mechanisms
  • Extensive mechanical hands on experience
  • Ability to work with minimal guidance
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) and document the experimental results
  • Self-motivated with strong problem solving and analytical skills

Education Requirements:

  • M.S. or higher degree in Chemistry, Physics, Material Science, or Engineering Discipline


About Us


As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands - Micron, Crucial and Ballistix - we offer the industry's broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today's major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPoint™ memory. Our solutions are purpose built to leverage the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world.


Micron Benefits


Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (Combined Sick and Vacation Time), Retirement savings plans, Paid maternity/paternity leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional development training, Workplace wellness programs, Micron Health Clinic (Boise only), Fitness Center / Activity rooms (Boise only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire.


We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.


Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters.


To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).


Keywords:  Boise || Idaho (US-ID) || United States (US) || Technology Development || Experienced || Regular || Engineering || #LI-KV1 || Tier 4 || 

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