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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.

Location: 

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

Qualifications
experience with MBE system and/or high vacuum equipment

Education:
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.