Facebook pixel

Failure Analysis Engineer
Posted on 6/21/2022
Edinburgh, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Degree qualified in electronics, physics, chemistry, materials science, or related subject area and/or equivalent, validated experience in the industry
  • Hands-on proficiency with electrical fault isolation tools and techniques such as photon-emission, static and dynamic laser stimulation, scan diagnostic techniques, ATE, thermal imaging, micro/nanoprobing, and applications bench testing
  • Knowledge of microscopy (optical, SEM & FIB)
  • In-depth understanding of CAD layout, ATE and bench test datalogs, digital and analogue circuits, device physics, IC fabrication and assembly
  • Familiarity with common IC failure mechanisms and qualification stress configurations
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines on multiple tasks with variable time scales
  • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Safety conscious
  • Experience and proven track record in a similar failure analysis role
  • Hands-on proficiency with physical failure analysis tools and techniques such as SEM, FIB, ion mill, RIE, planar delayering & chemical deprocessing
  • Perform device level failure analysis in a collaborative environment to support customer returns, product qualifications, yield excursions and new product development
  • Carry out electrical and physical fault isolation on mixed signal IC devices to identify root cause of failure
  • Interact directly with project managers, design & engineering groups, regional teams, and external analysis labs
  • Work within multi-functional teams to resolve and understand the root cause of product issues
  • Use sophisticated failure analysis equipment (SEM, FIB, EDX, EMMI, LSM) within Cirrus Logic's failure analysis lab
  • Write technical reports that summarise the analysis carried out, conclusions drawn and relevance to the issue under investigation
  • Use application test setups when required to support analysis requests
  • Maintain & support complex failure analysis equipment within the lab
  • Evaluate & introduce new equipment and latest techniques to the failure analysis flow
Cirrus Logic

1,001-5,000 employees

Semiconductor supplier
Company Overview
Cirrus Logic is committed to creating a responsible, sustainable business environment for the global communities where they work and live. Delivering innovative signal processing products that exceed their customers' expectations for quality and delivery.
  • Health Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Monthly Concerts
  • Weekly Happy Hours
  • Festival Tickets
  • On-Site Med Clinic
  • Community Events
Company Values
  • Continuous Improvement.
  • Innovation.
  • Integrity.
  • Communication.
  • Job Satisfaction.