Semiconductor Process Engineer

Date:  Jan 24, 2023
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  47502

Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~14,000 employees create world-class solutions in wireless communications, 5G, automotive, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries. Our technical solutions – and our methods for creating them – help connect and secure the world. Learn more about what we do and how we do it.


Our powerful culture has led to us being independently recognized on Fortune 100’s Best Companies List and we are “Great Place to Work” Certified.  We’re driven, collaborative, ethical, and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our culture extends far beyond our own walls. Our corporate social responsibility efforts support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability. 


At Keysight, Inclusion & Diversity is an integral part of our core values.  We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers. We believe everyone should be respected in the workplace and in their communities regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any protected class.  We continuously challenge ourselves to grow in our understanding of inclusion by engaging in a wide variety of diversity programs, initiatives, employee network groups and mentoring/development. This is Keysight – People and Culture - YouTube

Job Description


Keysight Technologies, the world's premier measurement company, has a new position for a Semiconductor Process Engineer to support IC and SiP manufacturing, covering both R&D and production. This position is within the High Frequency Technology Center at our Headquarters in Santa Rosa, California. Live in beautiful Sonoma County amongst vineyards, redwood forests, rivers, lakes and coastline, while developing state-of-the-art semiconductor manufacturing processes.


HFTC is part of Keysight Labs, the core R&D organization that enables Keysight’s Centers of Excellence, Industry Solutions Teams and Technology Centers to provide RF, microwave, mmWave, 5G and 6G Test and Measurement solutions to customers in the communications, aerospace & defense, automotive & energy, general electronics, manufacturing, and semiconductor industries. HFTC technologies include InP and GaAs-based HBTs, HEMTs, and diodes, as well as high-frequency System in Package (SiP) and PCA subsystem solutions. 


We are seeking an industry professional with proven expertise in any of the following process areas, as well as leadership, drive and ambition to realize a novel technology that differentiates Keysight in 6G markets. 


•    IC manufacturing processes, including metal lift-off and resist strip
•    Wafer thinning processes (mount/dismount and backlap)
•    IC singulation processes, including saw and laser separation
•    Die sorting and inspection
•    Chemical Mechanical Polishing (CMP)
•    Wafer-level assembly processes, including thermocompression bonding, solder/adhesive dispense, pick and place, solder reflow and underfill


Keysight provides an outstanding benefits package that includes highly competitive pay, profit sharing, stock purchase, 401k with matching, relocation assistance, paid time off, medical, dental, and vision insurance, multiple education assistance options, and opportunities to interact with some of the world’s top engineers and scientists.




Job Qualifications


BS in Chemical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry, or relevant fields. MS or PhD preferred. 


Professional experience in the following areas is desired: 

•    III-V compound semiconductors and/or silicon technologies
•    Heterogeneous integration, advanced packaging & assembly techniques
•    Statistical process control (SPC), design of experiments (DOE)


Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are important for successful cross-functional interactions.

Job Function








Day Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:





Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 


California Pay Range: $116,790.00 - $194,650.00

Based on experience, education and skills, most offers will be between the minimum and the midpoint of the Salary Range listed above.
Note: For other locations, pay ranges will vary by region


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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa

Job ID : 47502 

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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