Entry Level IC Failure Analysis Engineer BS-5714

Manufacturing and Quality Engineering Austin, Texas

At Cirrus Logic, we develop high-performance, low power signal processing solutions, delivering innovative end-user experiences and solving difficult challenges for new generations of mobile and consumer devices. While breaking the innovation barrier, we’ve also built an award-winning company culture, thanks to our outstanding workforce and our ongoing efforts to foster and promote diversity, as well as our principles of equality and fairness in the workplace. Do you enjoy working alongside the industry's top engineers and solving sophisticated challenges for the world's top consumer brands? Join our team and help us continue to make this an exceptional place to work!


  • Perform device level FA in a collaborative environment to support customer returns, product qualifications, yield excursions, and new product development.
  • Perform electrical and physical fault isolation on mixed-signal IC devices to identify root cause of failure in a timely and efficient manner
  • Produce technical reports of failure analysis findings

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering with coursework supporting failure analysis of IC devices
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving ability
  • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Masters in Electrical Engineering with coursework supporting failure analysis of IC devices
  • 2+ years proven track record in failure analysis of IC devices
  • Familiarity with electrical fault isolation tools and techniques such as photo-emission, static and dynamic laser stimulation, LVx, scan diagnostic techniques, ATE, thermal imaging, nanoprobing, and applications bench testing
  • Familiarity with CAD layout, ATE and bench test datalogs, digital and analog circuits, device physics, IC fabrication and assembly
  • Familiarity with common IC failure mechanisms and qual stress configurations
  • Familiarity with physical failure analysis tools and techniques such as SEM, FIB, AFM, planar delayering, chemical deprocessing, chemical decoration

This position is located in Austin, TX

This is a hybrid remote position and will follow a 2+ day in-office work schedule, with in-office days based on business needs and team preference. You must be based within commutable distance of the work location listed on the job posting, or willing to relocate prior to beginning employment with Cirrus Logic. 

Cirrus Logic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strive to select the best qualified applicant for any opening and to reward employees based on their skills, experience and performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, gender, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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