semiconductor process variation

Semiconductor Process and Integration Engineer – Albany/Saratoga, NY

Semiconductor Process and Integration Engineer – Albany/Saratoga, NY

We are seeking a MS/PhD-level engineer who has experience and expertise in leading node semiconductor process integration and fabrication. You will work with leading semiconductor companies to implement our virtual fabrication solution for their most advanced development programs, including 10nm CMOS technology and beyond. You will collaborate with the Semiconductor Process & Integration team in the Office of the CTO and work with a highly skilled software development team to create integration and modeling solutions for industry-critical manufacturing challenges. Our tight-knit team of creative engineers is critical in leading customers into the methodology of virtual fabrication.

This is a hands-on engineering position, requiring proficiency in full flow semiconductor process integration, as well as strong communication and presentation skills. Your title, level of responsibility, creative freedom and salary will be commensurate with your education and experience.

Location: Albany/Saratoga, NY area.  Work is expected to be partly based at customer/partner sites. Travel is expected.

Required Qualifications:

Education: Master’s degree required, PhD degree preferred, in related fields of Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or Applied Physics.

Experience: Semiconductor Technology and Processing education and experience is required.  Leading node 14/10/7 experience preferred.  5 years or more of relevant employment experience in the semiconductor industry is required.

Skills: Semiconductor Processing and Integration, Semiconductor Device Physics (preferred), self-starter able to complete projects on their own, Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Modeling, Python scripting language, Technical Writing, Communication and Presentation.

This regular, full-time position is located in the Albany/Saratoga, NY area. Coventor offers comprehensive benefits and is an EEO/AA Employer. You must be a current legal resident of the U.S. or have a valid U.S. visa to apply for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity and you are authorized to work in the United States, e-mail your cover letter and CV in English to job1827@coventor.com.

About Coventor:

Coventor, Inc. (www.coventor.com) is the global market leader in virtual fabrication solutions for semiconductor technologies and design automation solutions for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). Coventor serves a worldwide customer base of integrated device manufacturers, independent foundries, equipment makers, and R&D organizations that develop semiconductor and MEMS technologies for consumer, automotive, aerospace, industrial, and defense uses. Coventor’s predictive modeling tools and expertise enable its customers to dramatically reduce silicon learning cycles, giving them a time-to-market advantage and reducing technology development costs. The company is headquartered in Cary NC and has offices in Waltham MA, Silicon Valley CA, Tokyo Japan, Hsinchu Taiwan, Dongtan South Korea,  and Paris France.

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Photoresist shape in 3D: Understanding how small variations in photoresist shape significantly impact multi-patterning yield

By: Mustafa B. Akbulut, Ph.D., Team Lead, Quality Assurance, Semiconductor Solutions

Things were easy for integrators when the pattern they had on the mask ended up being the pattern they wanted on the chip. Multi-patterning schemes such as Self-Aligned Double Patterning (SADP) and Self-Aligned Quadruple Patterning (SAQP) have changed that dramatically. Now, what you have on the mask determines only a part of what you will get at the end. read more…

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Statistics Software Engineer – Waltham, MA

Statistics Software Engineer – Waltham, MA

At Coventor Inc., we build innovative software products to solve semiconductor technology challenges. Our 3D modeling software is revolutionizing the way that semiconductor chips are fabricated around the world. Enabled by our core intellectual property – an accelerated 3D voxel modeling and visualization engine – our software is evolving fast as our business and customer base expand rapidly.

The effects of process variation in advanced semiconductor technologies are difficult to predict. We are seeking a talented software engineer with Matlab and Python experience to focus on implementing new statistical analysis capabilities. The addition of experimental design (DOE), statistical analysis, and data visualization capabilities to our modeling platform will provide valuable and novel insights into process variation. In your role as a member of the Analytics team, you will contribute to our analytics engine and its interfaces with SEMulator3D’s architecture, infrastructure and user interface. Your work will focus on development of new software capabilities and features using Matlab and Python.

Great engineering is Coventor’s heart and soul. Our software is envisioned and created by world-class engineers in many disciplines: software engineering, numerical physics, statistics, electrical engineering, quality assurance and development operations. Since our inception as an MIT spin-off in Technology Square, we’ve focused on agility by enabling individuals to take initiative and find innovative solutions to hard problems. At Coventor, we hire engineers with broad skills who are ready to contribute in multiple ways to create our next great software product.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and implement new analytics engine capabilities, primarily in Matlab
  • Prototype data visualizations in Matlab and Python and participate in deployment via Python, QCustomPlot, or Matlab
  • Work with UI and QA teams to enable and validate product features
  • Participate in general software engineering tasks, including verification, testing, bug fixing and maintenance of existing code for the Analytics product

 

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in scientific or engineering field with 3+ years of experience
  • Strong Matlab knowledge and experience (3+ years coding)
  • Some Python experience
  • Knowledge of or interest in statistics and multivariate data analysis demonstrated by multiple standard university or Coursera classes
  • Ability to learn new algorithms/technologies and solve problems

 

Desirable Qualifications (any of the following):

  • Ph.D. in applied statistics/mathematics, scientific, or engineering field with significant experience in data modeling and applied statistics
  • Professional experience solving real-world problems (beyond Coursera or standard university classes) with many of the following: DOE, multivariate statistics, optimization (constrained, gradient/simplex methods), linear regression, PCA, pattern recognition, multiple comparison testing, ANOVA, exploratory data analysis and visualization, machine learning, etc./li>
  • 3+ years of experience in a professional software development position in scientific simulation or visualization
  • Strong Python experience (or possibly strong R, and willingness to learn Python)
  • Publications, patents, in-house/research software (i.e., other people routinely use your software/models inside a company, even if you have not done full professional software development).

 
This regular, full-time position is located in Waltham, MA. Coventor offers comprehensive benefits and is an EEO/AA Employer. You must be a current legal resident of the U.S. or have a valid U.S. visa to apply for this position. Please e-mail your resume to job1849@coventor.com.

About Coventor:

For more information about Coventor, our business, and our products, please visit us on
the web at http://www.coventor.com.

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AIM Photonics Welcomes Coventor as Newest Member

 

 

 

 

For Immediate Release: March 16, 2017

Contact:
Laura Magee (ESD) | laura.magee@esd.ny.gov | (716) 846-8239 | (800) 260-7313
ESD Press Office | PressOffice@esd.ny.gov | (800) 260-7313
Steve Ference (AIM) | sference@sunypoly.edu | 518-956-7319

CUS-Backed Initiative Taps Process Modeling Specialist to Enable Manufacturing of High-Yield, High-Performance Integrated Photonic Designs

Today’s Announcement Builds On Progress Of Finger Lakes Forward, The Region’s Award-Winning Strategic Plan To Generate Robust Economic Growth And Community Development

ROCHESTER, NY and CARY, NCThe American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics), a public-private partnership advancing the nation’s photonics manufacturing capabilities, and Coventor®, Inc., a semiconductor process modeling software company, today announced Coventor as the newest member of AIM Photonics. Coventor will provide access to its unique, physics-driven 3D modeling technology to improve the performance and manufacturability of complex, integrated photonic designs. read more…

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Ingénieur d’application semi-conducteurs et DRAM – Paris, France (Français)

Ingénieur d’application semi-conducteurs et DRAM – Paris, France

Nous recherchons un ingénieur de niveau Master/Doctorat qui a une expérience et une expertise dans l’intégration du procédé et de la fabrication des semi-conducteurs. Vous travaillerez avec des entreprises leader dans le domaine des semi-conducteurs pour mettre en œuvre notre solution de fabrication virtuelle pour leurs programmes de développement les plus avancés, y compris la technologie CMOS 10nm et au-delà! Vous collaborerez avec l’équipe d’ingénieurs semi-conducteurs ainsi que l’équipe développement du logiciel pour créer des solutions d’intégration et de modélisation qui répondent aux problèmes de l’industrie. Notre équipe d’ingénieurs guide les clients dans la méthodologie de la fabrication virtuelle.

Cette poste implique une responsabilité technique pour les clients de semi-conducteurs et des partenaires R&D en Europe. Le salaire proposé, le titre et les responsabilités seront fonction de votre formation et de votre niveau d’expérience.

Location: Les bureaux Coventor sont basés à Villebon-sur-Yvette (91), en région parisienne. D’autres localisations en Europe peuvent être considérées pour ce poste. Le poste sera partiellement basé sur les sites clients ou partenaires au sein de l’Europe. Vous serez amené à voyager.

Profil:

Formation: master, diplôme d’ingénieur ou doctorat en électronique, microélectronique, chimie, science des matériaux ou physique appliquée.

Expérience: formation en technologie et procédés des semi-conducteurs, DRAM Mémoire, minimum cinq ans expériences professionnelles pertinentes dans l’industrie du semi-conducteur.

Compétences: intégration et procédés des semi-conducteurs ; physique des composants semi-conducteurs (apprécié) ; modélisation et conception assistée par ordinateur (CAO/CAD, écriture de scripts en Python ; rédaction de documents techniques, de matériel de communication et de présentation ; très bon niveau de communication en anglais technique (écrit et oral).

Si vous êtes intéressé par cette opportunité et vous devez être habilité à travailler en France, envoyez-nous par e-mail votre lettre de motivation et CV en anglais à l’adresse suivante: job1855@coventor.com.

Entreprise:

Coventor (www.coventor.com) est le leader des solutions logicielles pour les systèmes micro-électroniques (MEMS) et la fabrication virtuelle des MEMS et semi-conducteurs. Coventor collabore avec des clients dans le monde entier : fabricants de composants intégrés, fonderies indépendantes, fabricants d’équipements et organisations de R&D dans des domaines comme l’automobile, l’aérospatiale, la défense, l’industrie ou les applications grand public, comme les téléphones, les tablettes ou tout autre objet connecté. Les outils de modélisation prédictifs et l’expertise de Coventor permettent à nos clients de diminuer considérablement les cycles de R&D de leurs technologies silicium, de raccourcir le temps de mise sur le marché et de réduire les coûts.

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Semiconductor Process and Integration Engineer – Paris, France

Semiconductor Process and Integration Engineer – Paris, France

We are seeking a BS/MS/PhD-level engineer who has experience and expertise in semiconductor process integration and fabrication. You will work with leading semiconductor companies to implement our virtual fabrication solution for their most advanced development programs, including 10nm CMOS technology and beyond! You will collaborate with the Semiconductor Process & Integration team in the Office of the CTO and highly skilled software development team to create integration and modeling solutions for industry-critical manufacturing challenges. Our tight-knit team of creative engineers is critical in leading customers into the methodology of virtual fabrication.

This is a hands-on engineering position, requiring proficiency in full flow semiconductor process integration, as well as strong communication and presentation skills. Your title, level of responsibility, creative freedom and salary will be commensurate with your education and experience.

Location: Paris – Area. Other locations in Europe can be considered. This position involves technical responsibility for semiconductor customers and R&D partners in Europe. Work is expected to be partly based at customer/partner sites. Travel is expected.

Required Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, PhD or Master’s degree preferred, in related fields of Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or Applied Physics.

Experience: Semiconductor Technology and Processing education and experience is required. Relevant employment experience in the semiconductor industry is required.

Skills: Semiconductor Processing and Integration, Semiconductor Device Physics (preferred), Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Modeling, Python scripting language, Technical Writing , Communication and Presentation.

If you are interested in this opportunity and you are authorized to work in France, e-mail your cover letter and CV in English to job1856@coventor.com.

About Coventor:

Coventor, Inc. (www.coventor.com) is the global market leader in virtual fabrication solutions for semiconductor technologies and design automation solutions for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). Coventor serves a worldwide customer base of integrated device manufacturers, independent foundries, equipment makers, and R&D organizations that develop semiconductor and MEMS technologies for consumer, automotive, aerospace, industrial, and defense uses. Coventor’s predictive modeling tools and expertise enable its customers to dramatically reduce silicon learning cycles, giving them a time-to-market advantage and reducing technology development costs. The company is headquartered in Cary NC and has offices in Waltham MA, Silicon Valley CA, Tokyo Japan, Hsinchu Taiwan, and Paris France.

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Semiconductor Process and Integration Engineer – Paris, France

Semiconductor Process and Integration Engineer – Paris, France

We are seeking a MS/PhD-level engineer who has experience and expertise in semiconductor/memory process integration and fabrication. You will work with leading semiconductor companies to implement our virtual fabrication solution for their most advanced development programs, including 10nm CMOS technology and beyond! You will collaborate with the Semiconductor Process & Integration team in the Office of the CTO and highly skilled software development team to create integration and modeling solutions for industry-critical manufacturing challenges. Our tight-knit team of creative engineers is critical in leading customers into the methodology of virtual fabrication.

This is a hands-on engineering position, requiring proficiency in full flow semiconductor process integration, as well as strong communication and presentation skills. Your title, level of responsibility, creative freedom and salary will be commensurate with your education and experience.

Location: Paris – Area. Other locations in Europe can be considered. This position involves technical responsibility for semiconductor customers and R&D partners in Europe. Work is expected to be partly based at customer/partner sites. Travel is expected.

Required Qualifications:

Education: Master’s degree required, PhD degree preferred, in related fields of Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or Applied Physics.

Experience: Semiconductor Technology and Processing education and experience is required. DRAM experience preferred. 5 years or more of relevant employment experience in the semiconductor industry is required.

Skills: Semiconductor Processing and Integration, Semiconductor Device Physics (preferred), self-starter able to complete projects on their own, Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Modeling, Python scripting language, Technical Writing, Communication and Presentation.

If you are interested in this opportunity and you are authorized to work in France, e-mail your cover letter and CV in English to job1855@coventor.com.

About Coventor:

Coventor, Inc. (www.coventor.com) is the global market leader in virtual fabrication solutions for semiconductor technologies and design automation solutions for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). Coventor serves a worldwide customer base of integrated device manufacturers, independent foundries, equipment makers, and R&D organizations that develop semiconductor and MEMS technologies for consumer, automotive, aerospace, industrial, and defense uses. Coventor’s predictive modeling tools and expertise enable its customers to dramatically reduce silicon learning cycles, giving them a time-to-market advantage and reducing technology development costs. The company is headquartered in Cary NC and has offices in Waltham MA, Silicon Valley CA, Tokyo Japan, Hsinchu Taiwan, and Paris France.

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Coventor Unveils New Scientific Findings on Lithography Processing For Improved Semiconductor Scalability and Performance

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At SPIE Advanced Lithography 2017, Coventor Will Present Results of Studies to Increase Density and Yield of Next-Generation Semiconductor Devices

CARY, NC– February 13, 2017 – Coventor®, Inc., the leading supplier of virtual fabrication solutions for semiconductor devices and micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), will present findings from its research on advanced semiconductor fabrication processes at SPIE Advanced Lithography 2017. The results of these studies provide insight into techniques for advancing the state-of-the-art in semiconductor technology through use of new and emerging photomask, lithography and process technologies. read more…

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