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R&D Photolithography Overlay Process Development Engineer

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Date: Jun 6, 2019

Location: Boise, ID, US

Company: Micron

Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our dedication to people, innovation, tenacity, teamwork, 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 Photolithography Overlay Engineer in Micron's Technology Development Group (R&D), you will be responsible for understanding technical challenges in overlay for current parts and establishing projects to address them for the N, N+1 and N+2 nodes. In this position, you will work with Micron engineers, technology partners and vendors to develop overlay solutions to meet device requirements for next-generation semiconductors, and ultimately provide technology transfers to Micron’s worldwide manufacturing network.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor overlay performance of the line, identify performance gap and define solutions.
  • Understand automation system related to overlay control.
  • Work with process development owners, scanner development team, and process integration to define hardware/software requirement that are needed for overlay.
  • Define alignment and overlay metrology marks based on process flow. Support the scribe need for part tape out
  • Work with vendor applications teams to find areas for overlay improvement with detailed documentation reflecting work plans, results, interpretation, conclusions and recommendations.
  • Summarize plans, progress to existing experimental work, and concluded work in the form of written reports.
  • Standardize methods and procedures across area, department and/or FABs
  • Attend necessary area and part type meetings to understand the part, and look for areas where photo can contribute to improving overlay.
  • Call out, as required, to management, issues with overlay support and resources related to PI, vendors, Central Teams, HVM and other process development teams within TD.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Understanding or familiarity of semiconductor processing and structure.
  • Strong aptitude for research and development and ability to build production-worthy technologies.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relations with multi-functional teams and vendors.
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal and presentation).
  • Proficient in statistics, data analysis, data modeling, Design of Experiments (DOE).


M.S./Ph.D. in Engineering, Physics or some type of relevant area of study to Lithography, or BS + 3 years of experience


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.

It has been and will continue to be the policy of Micron to administer all human resource actions and benefits without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran's or other legally-protected status. 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).

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