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Taiwan Technology Center Photolithography Process Development Engineer - Field Tuning

Taichung, TXG, TW

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Req. ID: 264061 


In Micron’s Technology Development (TD) organization, we work in a state-of-the-art semiconductor facility to develop future memory technology. As a Photolithography Process Development Engineer with focus on Field Tuning Applications in our Taiwan Technology Center (TTC), you will be responsible for Overlay and Critical Dimension (CD) characterization and optimization for memory devices, in addition to other photolithography and process integration related activities.


In this position, you will work with Technology Development engineers, HVM partners and vendors to evaluate systems and develop strategies and solutions for meeting device requirements for next-generation semiconductors and ultimately provide technology transfers to Micron’s worldwide manufacturing network.   Additionally, you will address issues with pilot line manufacturing and work on continuous improvements for manufacturability. Advanced Field Tuning Application tasks will include data analysis for Field Reg, Field CDU, solve CDU and Reg issues while working with Process integration, Area process owners and vendors.


In this role, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop methods of characterization, optimization and best-known procedures; document and transfer Critical Dimensions (CD) and Registration Best Known Methods (BKM) and communicate results with senior management team and manufacturing partners.
  • Work closely with Photo process owners, Mask Technology Center and HVM Fabs for supporting Registration and CD characterization and corrections.  Occasional support needed over weekends or late in the evenings.
  • Develop the infrastructure for automating advanced Photo corrections for the Micron network
  • Work as part of a patterning team comprising Photo, Thin-films and Dry etch and improve CD Uniformity through by reducing variation through smarter automation/R2R loops.
  • Develop proficiency for CD Uniformity and Reg characterization software tools.
  • Document and communicate plans, status, and results of TD projects in written reports and presentations, including the analysis and interpretation of data
  • Work collaboratively with other Micron engineers and equipment vendors to improve and test new equipment, new chemicals, new process analysis software, and drive process improvements.
  • Review various technical journals and industry literature to identify potential intellectual property (IP) opportunities and file disclosures to advance the protection of IP in the execution of your work.


Qualifications and Skills include, but not limited to:

  • Proficient in Mandarin and English languages
  • Understanding of optics including the principles and application of immersion lithography, polarized illumination, and low k1 imaging
  • Understanding of pitch multiplication processes and how upstream layers influence downstream processes.
  • Deep knowledge of lithography simulation software and application to state of art high resolution imaging
  • Programming experience with Python, Matlab or VBA
  • Strong aptitude for process development and ability to generate production-worthy technologies.
  • Ability to work in highly collaborative environment with TD and HVM (high volume manufacturing) partners in globally diverse geographic locations.
  • Driven and passionate to understand or can demonstrate knowledge of common memory chip architectures and the required process steps utilized to build them.
  • Your skills are strong in the application of project management to complete project style work for periods of weeks up to a year in duration.
  • You are strong and effective communicator both in verbal, listening, and written form. We thrive on clear and effective communication to tackle complex problems.
  • You can solve hard problems using Design of Experiments (DOE) with advanced statistical software like JMP, Minitab, Tableau, and others.


Education and Experience Required:

  • M.S./PhD in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or study relevant to Photolithography with 3+ years’ semiconductor process related experience with emphasis on Photolithography; or a B.S. in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics with 5+ years’ semiconductor process related experience with emphasis on Photolithography will be considered.


About Micron Technology, Inc.

We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions. Through our global brands – Micron® and Crucial® – our broad portfolio of high-performance memory and storage technologies, including DRAM, NAND, 3D XPoint™ memory and NOR, is transforming how the world uses information to enrich life. Backed by more than 40 years of technology leadership, our memory and storage solutions enable disruptive trends, including artificial intelligence, 5G, machine learning and autonomous vehicles, in key market segments like mobile, data center, client, consumer, industrial, graphics, automotive, and networking. Our common stock is traded on the Nasdaq under the MU symbol. To learn more visit


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Keywords:  Taichung || Taichung City (TW-TXG) || Taiwan (TW) || Technology Development || Experienced || Regular || Engineering || Not Applicable || Tier 4 || 

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