Applications Specialist (FIB) in Hillsboro, OR at Volt

Date Posted: 5/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Hillsboro, OR
  • Duration:
    36 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    5/18/2018
  • Job ID:
    109328
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    253-733-3060

Job Description

Leading Science Institution Seeking Applications Specialist! (FIB)

Where:Hillsboro, OR

Length: 9 month Contract

Pay: DOE- Comepetitve

The Applications specialist is responsible for assisting engineers and scientists in providing technical expertise in the support of electronics customers. This position is ideal for students wanting to be involved with a dynamic team and exposed to industrially relevant customer application areas. 

Responsibilities:

Example projects include:

  • Evaluate amorphous damage layer thickness as a function of ion type, energy, and angle of incidence for FIB prepared TEM Lamella.
  • Evaluate differential sputter rates between ions with different substrate types.
  • Evaluate nanotexturing from non-normal incidence sputtering, and methodologies for minimizing this effect.
  • Characterize damage induced by Xe during lamella thinning for various processing parameters.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a current masters or PhD student in physics, chemistry, materials science or related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to acquire and analyze data, and synthesize relevant conclusions.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to interact with cross - functional and cross - cultural teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in operating Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Focused Ion Bean (FIB), and Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) instrumentation.

Skill/Experience/Education 

Mandatory:

Applications Specialist (FIB)

Desired:

Contingent Hourly (CWHR)-TEM.CWHR.A00


Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer