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Senior Failure Analysis Engineer

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Aliso Viejo





Job Description:

As a Senior Failure Analysis Engineer for Efficient Power Conversion, the primary responsibilities include root cause analysis of GaN discrete and IC product. This role not only conducts failure analyses but also makes a broad impact on developing and delivering reliable and robust eGaN FETs and ICs to the market. This position also requires coordination with external failure analysis laboratories and reliability testing facilities over the world, so good communication skills is a must.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work with R&D, Fab, Application, and Quality team to resolve all FA-related issues
  • Handle customer returns/RMA
  • Work with fellow engineers to develop and implement new failure analysis methods
  • Work with the R&D team to develop robust products design and manufacturing
  • Generate a comprehensive failure analysis report

Job Requirements:

  • Experience with materials characterization techniques such as SEM, EDX, FIB, TEM, XPS.
  • Experience with non-destructive failure analysis tools such as an optical microscope, X-ray, SAM.
  • Experience with electrical fault isolation techniques such as OBIRCH, XIVA, EMMI, thermal imaging.
  • Solid knowledge of semiconductor wafer processing and fabrication, and device physics.
  • Previous cleanroom experience desired.
  • Some programming experience desired (MATLAB, LabVIEW, Python)
  • Solid statistical skills (Excel, JMP)
  • Previous power electronics experience is a plus
  • Ability to successfully develop and present reports/presentations


  • Strong attention to detail
  • Results-oriented; data-driven
  • Manage time and priorities effectively.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with the capability to interface throughout all levels and functions.
  • Utilize a proactive and persistent approach and demonstrate a sense of urgency
  • Ability to work independently; self-motivated
  • Ability to handle multi-tasks simultaneously and efficiently


  • MS/PhD in Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, or another job-relevant field with 3 years’ experience in semiconductor failure analysis preferred


Periodic car travel between Aliso Viejo (OC) and external FA laboratories in LA

To Apply:

Send resume to [email protected]. Place the job opening number in the subject line of the email. Provide resume in PDF format and use full name in file name