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Principal Semiconductor Reliability Engineer

Company: Kforce Technology
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce's client, a growing High Tech Semiconductor Company in Redmond, WA is seeking a Principal Reliability Engineer. We are working directly with the Hiring Manager on this exclusive search assignment. The Principal Reliability Engineer will be developing high-performance solutions for consumer electronics, industrial automation, robotics, and automotive applications. We are seeking a Reliability Engineer for our next gen product R&D team. This person will be responsible for testing, metrology, and reliability of our proprietary technology and systems.


  • Principal Reliability Engineer will define reliability requirements and develop reliability qualification plans for our advanced optics control chip
  • Perform failure analysis to understand root cause and drive resolution of failures
  • Manage the design and implementation of qualification hardware and software, including accelerated lifetime testing
  • Design and implement custom test fixtures for mechanical and electric tests
  • Run internal quality tests, and manage qualification tests with external partners
  • Bring up electrical probe card-based test setup
  • As a Principal Reliability Engineer, you will support product characterization to AEC Q100
  • Participate in and contribute to design reviews, DFMEA, etc. through the entire product development life cycle; Assess and communicate reliability risk to stakeholders
  • Perform failure analysis to understand root cause and drive resolution of failures occurring during product development and during the full product lifetime cycle
  • Maintain an organized record of experiments and database of results
    Job Requirements:REQUIREMENTS:
    • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field
    • 5-7 years of Semiconductor Industry Experience especially in Reliability Engineering
    • Strong understanding of mechanical, electrical, and thermal failure modes in semiconductor material
    • Ability to creatively apply established metrology tools to new applications
    • Sound mathematic and statistical background
    • Perform failure analysis to understand root cause and drive resolution of failures
    • Must have Semiconductor experience
    • Experience setting up new test methods, building equipment and doing data analysis
    • Must be able to figure out how to build an operation from scratch
    • Optics experience a plus but not required
    • Experience in optical device characterization is preferred
    • Knowledge and experience in semiconductor BEOL process desired
    • Detail-oriented, with an eye for diligent record keeping
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

      Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Kforce Technology, Bellevue , Principal Semiconductor Reliability Engineer, Engineering , Bellevue, Washington

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