The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
28 days old

R&D Laboratory Support Technologist (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM
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The Fab Tech Development Department, 05229, is seeking a technologist to assist the department's semiconductor/microelectronics fabrication needs\. The individual will work with a group of other staff, technologists, post\-docs, and students in a team environment to deliver high impact S&T work\. They will be expected to work with acids, bases, and solvents to fabricate microelectronic devices using traditional and non\-traditional semiconductor fabrication techniques\. This includes using state of the art fabrication tool sets for deposition, removal, and lithography of metals, semiconductors, and insulating materials sets for microelectronic fabrication\. The team is tasked to fabricate, test, and deliver such microelectronic based devices to both internal and external customers\. In this fast paced, team oriented environment, the individual must have excellent problem solving, teaming, documentation, and communication skills\.

On any given day you may be called upon to:

+ Execute lithography and fabrication of nanoscale electronic devices using advanced microscopic techniques, resists, and chemistries\.
+ Perform specific processing steps in the micro\-fabrication of microelectronic devices\.
+ Work with chemical solvents, acids, and bases\.
+ Develop experimental processes, utilize novel analytical techniques, establishes new characterization methods, optimize existing laboratory and characterization techniques, and perform experiments\.
+ Develops and maintains material and process specifications to support engineering and scientific processes and works with key suppliers\.
+ Performs data analysis and interpretation, statistical error analysis, materials characterization, and information extraction, and formally documents result for the customer\.
+ Support documentation and publication efforts, including the preparation of information for scientific and engineering publications\.
+ Performs work in a safe and compliant manner, seeks out subject matter expert advice as needed, and maintains the necessary documentation\.


+ Bachelor's degree in Physics, Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or related STEM field or high school degree and 10 years experience
+ Willingness to perform research in a team environment, communicate in a team environment, and perform on team/individual critical\-path elements to meet R&D needs and goals
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q level security clearance\.


+ Semiconductor/microelectronics fabrication experience in areas of deposition or etch using metal and semiconductor material sets\.
+ Experience working in clean room environments\.
+ Background in photolithography using negative and positive tone polymers\.
+ Metal and oxide deposition and etching targeting microelectronics 3\-D and 2\.5\-D wafer level devices\.
+ Metrology experience to include SEM, profilometry, X\-ray fluorescence, etc\.
+ Experience in pneumatic pumping of fluids and high vacuum science applications\.
+ Ability to develop and maintain required technical work documents\.
+ Communicate in a multi\-discipline team environment through verbal and email conversations efficiently and effectively to deliver on R&D needs\.

Department Description:

The Fab Tech Development Department leverages a diverse capability set to provide science and technology products to enhance Sandia's national security missions\. The department includes a broad set of expertise including atomic physics, quantum information S&T, micro\-optics, and electrochemistry\. We provide solutions including atomic physics based sensors; microfabrication at the atomic scale, atomic level experimental setups, atom and ion trapping microelectronic devices, and electrochemical materials expertise\. In addition to work for internal Sandia organizations, we have an established record of successful engagement, collaboration, and delivery to both internal and external customers\. The department leverages strong relationships with the Microsystems Engineering Sciences and Applications \(MESA\) facility, the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies \(CINT\), and other internal and external organizations to develop advanced solid\-state electronic device technology\.

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:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in 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, disability, or veteran status\.


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