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  • Spin Memory - MTJ Structure/Thin Film Materials Development Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Fremont
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/12/2018 11:39 AM)
    Job ID
    Spin Memory
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  • Overview



    Spin Memory is at the forefront of innovation with our breakthrough MRAM technologies that are enabling the electronics, digital applications and devices of tomorrow. Join our team of world-class magnetics, circuits and memory architect experts and discover what we can do together.


    The MTJ Structure Development/Thin Film Materials Development Engineer will be responsible for leading both internal and outsourced layout development activity for logic and MRAM circuitry. 


    • Direct cell, block, and array layout activities for library and full chip projects.
    • Interface with multi-discipline design teams, develop schedule timelines for layout execution and lead your team to implement it
    • Skill development to grow the capabilities of your Physical Design team
    • Dvelop and implement methodology improvements to ensure better efficiency and effectiveness, making in-house versus outsource recommendations.
    • Develop, characterize and implement new MTJ processes and structures for novel MRAM applications
    • Interface and collaborate with other departments within the R&D organization


    • M.S./Ph.D. in Physics, Materials Science Engineering, Chemistry or related field
    • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in magnetic thin film development and characterization
    • Experience in magnetic materials, multilayers and MTJ devices for MRAM applications
    • Hands-on experience in the operation of R&D and Manufacturing types of equipment
    • Hands-on experience in PVD sputtering systems operation and thin film deposition
    • Magnetic thin film characterization techniques: VSM, MOKE, Torque Magnetometer, FMR
    • Physical film analysis techniques such as: SEM, TEM , XPS, XRD, AFM is a plus
    • Able to work in fast paced environment
    • Innovative, detail-oriented and have strong oral and written communication skills
    • Data analysis using JMP, Excel, basic knowledge of Python, LabVIEW is a plus

    Spin Memory is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference/orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law.


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