Job Details

Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
  • Position Number: 2485609
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology

Engineer, Photo Ops

Position Summary

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world with more than 3,000 employees and 2.45 million square feet of floor space. Samsung Austin Semiconductor has broad semiconductor process technology offerings serving customers in various application areas including mobile, consumer, networking/high performance computing, Internet of Things, RF and automotive. Since 1996, SAS has invested approximately $17 billion in its Austin, TX campus, making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history. Samsung Austin Semiconductor is a US-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The Austin facility is one of the few semiconductor plants the company has outside South Korea. Visit

SAS is focused on being the World's Best Foundry product supplier.

Role and Responsibilities

1. Maximize a semiconductor circuit's micro pattern processing margin by having optimal lithography processing condition.
2. Meet the pattern and alignment requirements of a semiconductor product circuit by improving or developing a lithography process and coordinating with relevant processes.

1. [Optimizing a micro pattern process] Acquire patterns which meet requirements by using light sources (i-Line, KrF, ArF, immersion, EUV, e-beam, etc.) and materials (photo resist, mask, etc.) and optimizing lithography processing condition.

2. [Alignment and overlay optimization] Acquire an alignment process which meets requirements by understanding and utilizing correlation between exposure alignment and overlay validation.

3. [Forecasting a pattern and resolving a defect] Use a lithography simulation tool to forecast or analyze a process. Improve a process and resolve a defect.

4. [Acquiring a micro pattern technology] Overcome the limit of micro patterns by using RET (Resolution Enhancement Technique) or DPT (Double Patterning Technique).

Skills and Qualifications

  • Develops professional expertise by complying with company policies and procedures

  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analyzing situations or data requires a review on various factors

  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action

  • Normally receives general instructions on routine work with detailed instructions on new projects or assignments

  • Generally requires a bachelor's degree with a minimum 2 years related experience, or advanced degree without experience

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