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Microelectronics Integration Engineer (R&D S&E Electronics Engineer) Mechanical/Electrical/Chemical/Materials Science (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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**Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Do you want to join a diverse team that solves challenging issues of national interest?**

The Microsystems Integration Department seeks an R&D Engineer to support research, development, and production delivery of microelectronics packaging solutions for national security. You may have an educational background in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or related STEM field.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Lead and execute research and development projects for advanced integration activities, such as the development of microelectronics packaging solutions for hybrid MEMS/IC systems, electro-optic focal plane arrays, CMOS, novel physics experiments, and additive manufacturing for electronics packaging.
+ Advance Sandias competency in Heterogeneous Integration through developing and maintaining expertise in 2.5D and 3D integration with through substrate vias and flip chip bonding for both mid-pitch and fine pitch interconnects.
+ Interact closely with internal and external expertise for microelectronics design, fabrication, integration and testing. Utilize Sandias internal facilities including the MESA Fabs, electroplating resources, packaging/integration labs, as well as test and failure analysis. Provide technical consultation for production activities including an internal production line and activities at external vendors.
+ Identify, procure, and commission new equipment.
+ Attend and present work at professional domestic and international conferences, as well as publish peer reviewed journal articles.
+ Collaborate with external packaging vendors on behalf of the department.


+ Currently pursing or obtained a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or related STEM field.
+ Undergraduate degree in a STEM field.
+ Interest in microelectronics fabrication approaches such as physical vapor deposition, reactive ion etching, photolithography, electrodeposition, etc.
+ Interest in microelectronics packaging approaches such as wirebonding, die attach, solder reflow and thermocompression bonding, etc.
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Security Clearance.


Ideally, we would like to see your background include some of the following:

+ Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or related STEM field.
+ Academic or professional experience in the area of microelectronics packaging (e.g., Advanced Packaging R&D for ICs, MEMS, Heterogeneous Integration, and/or high-rigor production packaging delivery).
+ Academic or professional experience in the area of microelectronics fabrication (e.g., CMOS FEOL or BEOL fabrication, MEMS, SiPhotonics, compound semiconductor, etc.)
+ Ability to conceive and propose ideas for process improvement, troubleshooting, and new capability development.
+ Experience managing projects, including cost, schedule, and performance.
+ Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate, explain, and educate.
+ Strong interpersonal skills and eagerness to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
+ Active DOE or DOD security clearance.

Department Description:

The Microsystems Integration Department at Sandia National Laboratories is responsible for microelectronics packaging activities ranging from Advanced Packaging R&D for microelectronics, MEMS, and RFICs through high-rigor production packaging delivery for SNL mission applications. The department is part of Post Fab Technologies Group within the Microsystems Science and Technology Center at SNL. .

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

_World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.


Posted: 2020-01-10 Expires: 2020-02-10

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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