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  • Spin Transfer Technologies - MTJ Structure/Thin Film Materials Development Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Fremont
    Posted Date 4 months ago(6/14/2018 4:12 PM)
    Job ID
    Spin Transfer Technologies
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  • Overview



    Spin Transfer Technologies (STT) is focused on the development of novel magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) technologies and devices in collaboration with New York University researchers and industry partners.


    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 Transfer Technologies 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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