Failure Analysis in Allen, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 3/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Allen, TX
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Failure Analysis Technician - Allen, TX

Essential Functions & Duties:

  • Operate a Focused Ion Beam (FIB) and Dual-Beam FIB to inspect, analyze, characterize and troubleshoot failing devices from customers, devices from production, or newly designed devices
  • Use a FIB and an Omniprobe to prepare samples for inspection in a Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM)
  • Perform basic failure analysis of optoelectronic devices using a parameter analyzer and optical microscopes
  • Write failure analysis reports


  • FIB and SEM experience preferred
  • Omniprobe experience preferred
  • Failure Analysis experience a plus
  • Micro-photography experience a plus


  • 2-year degree in electronics or materials sciences is required


  • Dexterity – for example, can handle tiny objects with tweezers
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and able to write failure analysis reports using Word and PowerPoint
  • Individual must be self-motivated and be able to organize and manage his/her daily work with minimal direction
  • Individual must have strong interpersonal/teaming skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical information verbally and in writing
  • Familiar with photo editing software such as Adobe Photoshop
  • Ability to solder is a plus

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.