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STC Senior/Principal Diffusion Process Development Engineer

Singapore, 03, SG


Req. ID: 142383 


We are looking for a high energy, ambitious, result driven individual with strong work ethic and integrity to join us as a Diffusion Process Development Senior/ Principal Engineer in our Singapore Technology Center (STC) R&D group. You will be using state of the art memory equipment to support activities associated with rapid deployment of technology nodes, the process margin improvement work necessitated thereof as well as to ensure extended engagement with manufacturing on the upcoming technology nodes.


You are responsible for, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop and optimize unit processes to meet the yield and quality requirements of advanced Replacement Gate 3D NAND parts
  • Quantify benefits of innovative process and/or equipment solutions to enable early experimentation and adoption for process margin improvement
  • Prioritize within Singapore based manufacturing Diffusion team on the key technology issues that need R&D breakthroughs.
  • Integrate and troubleshoot processes as part of cross-functional teams driving yield and quality improvement
  • Participate with Boise R&D Films peers on technology choices for the upcoming nodes and able to translate future technology device needs into clear process requirements
  • Identify disruptive processes early on and work to identify viable path forward
  • Process development will include performing fundamental research, hardware evaluations, as well as testing processes for novel applications and generating intellectual property relevant to Micron.
  • Identify process simplification opportunities and drive multi-functional teams in implementation
  • Incorporate best known manufacturing methods into early development phase of upcoming nodes.
  • Design and implement advanced process monitoring and control methodologies.
  • Provide advice and counsel to management on significant technical issues. Lead and initiate ground breaking projects through patents/technical papers.
  • Communicate and collaborate with partners both locally and globally. Strict adherence to Micron Intellectual Property protection policy is a requirement.
  • Be part of the continuous worldwide R&D engagement with suppliers pushing for breakthrough solutions.


You should possess

  • Master or PhD in Materials Science, Chemical, Microelectronic Engineering, or Physics with minimum 2 years hands-on experience in leading edge film deposition technology work or equivalent experience.
  • Deep understanding of chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, physical phenomena and their direct application to CVD/PVD deposition in various deposition methods.
  • An ability to understand and troubleshoot precursor depletion effects within three-dimensional structures and come up with creative ideas to mitigate the effects.
  • Basic understanding of films and interface engineering and analysis techniques thereof – SIMS, XPS, EDX, SEM/TEM.
  • Understanding of various integration and structural impacts and constraints related to film deposition processes.
  • An understanding of the general process steps and process flow for memory processing, NAND memory in particular.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with local and overseas teams on projects
  • Excellent ability to prioritize and manage numerous projects at a time; efficiently utilize available resources or seek peers’ and/or management help to get over the roadblocks to work towards solutions.
  • Strong communication with ability to convey the message clearly and sharply both locally and globally.
  • Highly motivated and adaptable to our demanding, dynamic and rapidly changing work environment; flexibility to work for extended hours, as required.
  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time and stay at Boise TD or at vendor site for 4-6 months at a stretch to learn quickly and develop process or equipment technology development.


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 X-Point™ memory. Our solutions are purpose built to demonstrate the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world.


Working Location : 1, North Coast Drive, Singapore 757432



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form

Keywords:  Singapore || North West (SG-03) || Singapore (SG) || Technology Development || Experienced || Regular || Engineering || #LI-HN1 || Tier 4 || 

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