RESEARCH SCIENTIST, Milpitas
Analyze technologies to define architectures of new generation systems.
Plan (including formal design of Experiments), Execute (including managing personnel and hardware resources), and Report (formal reports and presentations with data interpretation) on experimental plans to identify technology needs.
Work with Applications engineering to ensure full qualification of the product and evaluation of the product to the Market Requirements Document and Customer Evaluations.
Working with Product Support to ensure the product is succesfully launched into the field.
5 years minimum in an R&D Program leadership role, developing optical metrology systems for the semiconductor, solar, or sdcientific industries.
In depth knowledge of Optical imaging technologies including broadband illumination, lasers. beam steering optics, fiber optics, cameras etc.
In-depth knowledge of metrology error and noise sourcces, and the design and analysis techniques required to manage those error sources.
Experienced with Matlab, Zemax or other design/analysis programs a plus.
Strong knowledge of modern optical manufacturing and design methods.
EDUCATION: MS minimum, PhD strongly preferred