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Sr Engineer, PDE Photo, Taiwan Technology Center

Taichung, TXG, TW

Micron’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.  Join an inclusive team focused on one thing: using our expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we create help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can spark the very innovation we are pursuing. 


Req. ID: 272963 


Micron’s global footprint is designed to deliver comprehensive customer teamwork, support and quality around the world and throughout the product lifecycle. Taiwan plays a meaningful role in strengthening Micron’s position in leading-edge DRAM.

Micron’s Taiwan sites include sales and technical support in Taipei along with state-of-the-art fabrication facilities in Taichung and Taoyuan that together comprise the company’s DRAM Center of Excellence. The Center’s goal is to achieve the most efficient and effective technology and manufacturing ramp by combining front- and back-end manufacturing, product engineering and technology development roles.



As a Sr Engineer, PDE Photo, in Taiwan Technology Center (TTC), you will be responsible for process module development for memory devices, in addition to other photolithography and process integration related activities. In this position, you will work with other Micron engineers, technology partners and vendors to develop unit processes that meet device requirements for next-generation semiconductors. You will be ultimately responsible for a successful introduction of new technology to manufacturing, driving Yield improvement/CT reduction/tool expansion towards mature cumulative yield. Advanced process development tasks will include performing material evaluations; reticle, layout and OPC development; process window analysis; and overlay optimization.  


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


  • Detail methods of development and best-known procedures, document and transfer developed processes, and communicate results with senior management team and manufacturing partners 
  • Document and communicate plans, status, and results of R&D 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 
  • We work in a highly collaborative environment with R&D and HVM (high volume manufacturing) partners in globally diverse geographic locations 
  • 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. 


You will collaborate closely with other DRAM Development site leaders to align on development strategies, deliverables and provide on-site support to drive various technology development projects.  In this role, you will also partner closely with Micron’s Manufacturing and Central teams to apply best in class methods to develop for manufacturability.



  • Understanding of optics including the principles and application of immersion lithography, polarized illumination, and low k1 imaging. 
  • Experience with chemical process specific to lithography, including various materials used in substrate preparation and coated materials for use in 365 nm, 248 nm, 193nm, and EUV lithography 
  • Deep knowledge of lithography simulation software and application to state of art high resolution imaging 
  • Possess skills and experience with material properties and characterization techniques in development of photolithography processes 
  • Ability to develop and manage relationships with diverse teams and suppliers; possess high emotional intelligence and savvy 
  • Plan and execute effective experiments, write clear detailed reports, and communicate effectively with global cross functional teams.
  • Make insightful inferences from substantial amounts data, including materials, defects, and electrical data.
  • Supporting cross-functional failure analysis and yield improvement.
  • Supporting root cause defect and unique fail mode analysis.  
  • You will be a resource for peers in recipe & process development.
  • Leverage across node learning to develop for manufacturability
  • Work with manufacturing fabs and central teams to facilitate the successful transfer of new technology 
  • Maintain area procedures and training required to ensure legal compliance and conformance to a management system 



  • 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. 
  • Proven communication and teamwork experience
  • Strong at solving complex problems including experience with leading cross-functional taskforces  
  • Flexible with international travel, including short or long-term assignments as needed 
  • Proficient in Mandarin and English languages



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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