Epitaxy Engineer

He/she will be responsible for the operation of an MBE system as well as the associated auxiliary equipment. He/she will perform epitaxial growth, develop new processes, carry out all necessary maintenance of the growth reactor and ancillary equipment, ensure that all appropriate safety measures are carried out.


Semiconductor fab, Kralupy nad Vltavou Czech Republic (Prague area)

Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Perform epitaxial growth on compound semiconductor materials by MBE
  • Control and optimize processes
  • Maintain and repair growth reactor and support equipment
  • Document procedures for material growth and equipment maintenance
  • Ensure safe operation of all equipment including appropriate engineering controls, safety
    procedures, toxic gas monitoring, and personal protective equipment usage
  • Characterize epitaxial material using optical microscope, X-ray diffraction, etc.
  • Communicate system status to management and engineering and production personnel

experience with MBE system and/or high vacuum equipment

Bachelor’s, Master's, or PhD degree, depending on experience level, in Material Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or Chemistry

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong understanding of epitaxial growth processes and system operation
  • Significant experience with semiconductor material characterization techniques 
  • Experience with cleanroom operations
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Systematic and detail-oriented working
  • Ability to use air purifying respirator and SCBA
  • Ability to lift 12 kilograms.