Senior Engineer, Device Research

Engineering - Hardware San Jose, California


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

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Senior Engineer, Device Research

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Technical professionals are defined by what they create. Samsung has the risk taking corporate culture, strategic R&D investments and global know-how to imagine, develop and market products that lead the industry.   Samsung’s Device Lab located in San Jose, CA is currently recruiting world-class engineers who share our “Innovation through passion” philosophy and thrive in a fast-pace, results-driven environment.   Ready to re-imagine yourself? Imagine who you can become at Samsung.


Responsibilities will include:

·         Develop compact models for emerging nanoelectronic devices

·         Perform research on advanced logic and memory devices using TCAD simulation

·         Create automation and optimization tools for TCAD/compact modeling using a script language

·         Work as part of a global team focused on quality, reliability and performance

·         Identify and implement best practices for quality and efficiency


Minimum Qualifications

The qualified candidate will possess the following:

·         Strong background in device physics and semiconductor technology

·         Experience on compact modeling of semiconductor devices is required

·         Experience on TCAD simulation of semiconductor devices is required

·         Strong programming skills using a scripting language (e.g., Python, Perl, or Tcl) are required

·         Experience on machine-learning based algorithms is highly preferred

·         Experience on quantum transport (e.g., NEGF) is highly preferred

·         Experience on circuit performance benchmark and/or yield analysis is welcome

·         Experience on semiconductor process integration is welcome

·         Demonstrated ability to work as a team player, as part of a local and globally distributed team

·         Good oral and written skills for communication and documentation

·         MS or Ph.D. degree in EE or related fields (e.g., applied physics, material science)


Samsung Semiconductor Inc. (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.



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