Staff Engineer, Analytical & Characterization Engineering

Staff Engineer, Analytical & Characterization Engineering

Western Digital
6-9 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description
  • Manage a team responsible of product characterization for failure, quality and development support. Conduct characterization activities using AFM (Atomic Force Microscopy), SEM/EDX (Scanning Electron Microscopy and Energy Dispersive X-Ray), FIB (Focus Ion Beam), TEM (Transmission Electron Microscope)
  • Do process failure analysis (FA) and help process team to find root cause
  • Handle tool operation as necessary and develop characterization techniques based onassigned function
  • Collect and analyze data from scanning probe and electron microscopes, using sound statistical principles, summarize findings, generate reports, and communicate results effectively with team members and senior management.
  • Develop computer-based image and data processing algorithms to enable efficient analysis of metrology, failure analysis and materials characterization data to support R&D.
  • Contribute in the development of a comprehensive Materials Science analytics database to enable fast data retrieval and analysis on a scientifically sound basis.
  • Build the knowledge and experience in an international, industrial Materials Science laboratory environment leading to managing a team of engineers.
  • Use current Data Sciences/Analytics tools to enrich the learning/understanding from the data
  • Do process failure analysis (FA) and help process team to find root cause
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • A Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Engineering or Physical Sciences, Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science or related field.
  • A minimum of 6 years experience in the field of microscopy(probe or electron).

  • Experienced with hard-disk drive technology is preferred.
  • Experience with coding, web development and Data Science is preferred.

  • Excellent command of the English language (verbal and written)
  • Experienced with surface science and/ormaterial science and metrology.
  • Knowledge and experience with computer programming.

Additional Information
Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.
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