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OPC Recipe & Tool Development Senior/Principal Engineer

Company: Micron Technology, Inc.
Location: Boise
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Req. ID: 250782 Micron Technologys vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community. The Recipe & Tool Development (RTD) team is looking to fill an RTD engineer position. We are part of the Advanced Mask Development (AMD) group under Technology Development (TD) department. RTD team members have deep understanding of Optical Proximity Correction (OPC) and Source Mask Optimization (SMO) software tools from various vendors, and we work side-by-side with members in Resolution Enhancement Technique (RET) teams which are also part of AMD group. You will work collaboratively with RET engineers and OPC vendors, seek solutions for the meaningful wafer patterning, and achieve reasonable runtime throughput for full chip tapeout. You will also come up with ease-of-use spec and integral interface to the tools, resolve critical production issues, investigate creative tapeout flows, and introduce novel software functions to AMD group. In addition, you will need to dedicatedly engage with teams in Design, Device, and Systems to integrate an effective and efficient tapeout flow for not only pilot parts but also derivative parts throughout the life span of each node of advanced memory products. Responsibility includes, but not limited to, the following: + Build OPC and Sub-resolution Assist Feature (SRAF) recipes and implement at full chip scale. + Build Inverse Lithography Technique (ILT) recipe for full die application. + Improve Best-Known Methods (BKMs) and build specialized solutions. + Collaboratively work with RET teams to deliver recipe and tool solutions as well as optimized flows to improve wafer pattern fidelity. + Collaborate with tapeout production team to deliver OPC mask design integrity. + Collaborate with Metrology teams to speed up automated data collection process. + Collaborate with Micron in-house mask shop to build post-OPC data meeting the latest spec of advanced reticle manufacturing process. + Interface to OPC vendors to continuously improve functions and software tools. + Interface to Device and Design teams to improve integrated workflow with high quality and good throughput. + Build automated Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) recipe generation for wafer data collection for model calibration and verification. + Maintain production flow of RET software and recipe development Qualifications + 3+ years of experience in the semiconductor industry. + Experience with software packages developed by any EDA vendor (Synopsys, Mentor Graphics, Brion, Cadence, etc.), preferably in the areas of SRAF design, OPC recipe development, and SMO pathfinding for both ArF and EUV. + Strong computer skills, including familiarity with Windows, Linux, UNIX, and some experience with programming languages such as Perl, C, C++, TCL and Python. + Strong analytical skills and interpersonal skills to oversee work across multiple groups. + Strong knowledge in photolithography theory, including optics, diffraction, phase shifting and resist modeling. Experience with 248 nm, 193 nm and 193 nm immersion lithography is a plus. + Knowledge of automation tools, layout and DRC tools such as Cadence DF2 and ICV. + Knowledge of semiconductor processing, the structure and function of memory devices, emerging technology, and photolithography. + Experience with photolithography simulation packages, such as S-Litho, ProLith, etc. + Excellent verbal and written communication skills. + The ability to be highly motivated, goal oriented, and enthusiastically focused on solving problems. + Proven ability to effectively lead projects to meet deadlines and work independently with minimal supervision. Education: M.S. or Ph.D. in engineering or sciences is required About Us As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands Micron, Crucial and Ballistix we offer the industrys broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing todays major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPoint memory. Our solutions are purpose built to leverage the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world. Micron Benefits Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (Combined Sick and Vacation Time), Retirement savings plans, Paid maternity/paternity leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional development training, Workplace wellness programs, Micron Health Clinic (Boise only), Fitness Center / Activity rooms (Boise only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Microns Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form (/forms/contact-us) Keywords: Boise || Idaho (US-ID) || United States (US) || Technology Development || Experienced || Regular || Engineering || #LI-KV1; Not Applicable || Tier 4 ||

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