MACOM designs and manufactures semiconductor products for Data Center, Telecommunication and Industrial and Defense applications. Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, MACOM has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. MACOM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard.
MACOM has more than 65 years of application expertise with multiple design centers, Si, GaAs and InP fabrication, manufacturing, assembly and test, and operational facilities throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Click here to view our facilities. In addition, MACOM offers foundry services that represents a key core competency within our business.
MACOM sells and distributes products globally via a sales channel comprised of a direct field sales force, authorized sales representatives and leading industry distributors. Our sales team is trained across all of our products to give our customers insights into our entire portfolio.
Molecular Beam Epitaxy Engineer
MBE Engineer assists in the operation and maintenance of a key facility within
the company that produces high quality epitaxial III-V (InGaAs, InAlAs, & InP) semiconductor wafers.
These wafers are the first step in the fabrication of High Speed Optical
Receivers used for Telecom and Datacom. Attention to detail and an
ability to learn new technologies are extremely important.
Job Functions and Responsibilities:
Do daily set-up of MBE growth rates and initiate epitaxial
Assist with the operation and
maintenance of various instruments used for the post-growth analysis of
semiconductor materials (High Resolution X-ray Diffractometer, Contactless
Sheet Resistivity, Electrochemical Capacitance-Voltage system, Hall Effect
measurements, phase contrast microscope, Surfscan)
Record, document, and track production
wafers and perform post-growth analysis
Track inventory of substrates, and
both in-house grown and externally purchased epitaxial wafers
Assist with repairs,
maintenance, and general upkeep of the Molecular Beam Epitaxy facility. This will include dealing with toxic and
flammable solids and small amounts of toxic gas 2 - 3 times a year
Skills and Abilities:
Must have a minimum of 2 years
experience with at least one (preferably more) of the following
(experience gained during pursuit of a degree will be considered) :
Operation and/or maintenance of
vacuum deposition systems
Clean room experience
Adequate knowledge of chemical
Associate or bachelor's Degree
in STEM field is preferred
Must be able to follow safety
rules when handling toxic and/or flammable materials during repairs and
maintenance, including wearing a full-face respirator
Basic computer skills (e.g. -
Microsoft Office & Excel) required
communications protocols between instruments and control computers is very desirable
Must be able to make careful
observations, notice when equipment shows abnormal behavior, and make
independent judgment on corrective action steps and seek guidance when
For maintenance purposes, must
be able to stand, bend, reach, and tighten bolts. Occasional lifting of objects up to 50
pounds will be required
Knowledge of Statistical
Process Control methodologies is desirable
Ability to work with limited or no
MACOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. MACOM will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military obligations, or membership in any other category protected under applicable law.
MACOM is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you have a disability and are in need of a reasonable accommodation with respect to any part of the application process please call +1-978-656-2500 or email HR_Ops@MACOM.com. Provide your name, phone number and the position title and location in which you are interested, and nature of accommodation needed, and we will get back to you. We also work with current employees who request or need reasonable accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of their jobs.
MACOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or veteran status or any other legally protected status.