Application Scientist

January 15, 2019

Location: Hillsboro, OR

Salary:  Open

Job Description:

Our client is a world renowned manufacturer of advanced inspection and measurement equipment for semiconductor and many other applications.  The Application Scientist will play a crucial role in continued development and support of a new leading edge metrology product.

Responsibilities include:

  • Together with a worldwide team of application engineers you will work on the implementation of the new metrology tool in semiconductor production processes.
  • Work jointly and hands-on with customer’s process engineers and development personnel on process improvement.
  • Consult and support the customer in data interpretation and resulting adaptation of tool application.
  • Perform application troubleshooting, provide training and technical support to customers on the product.
  • Lead on-site Joint Development projects with customers worldwide to better understand and support the value chain and workflows of key customers.
  • Ensure launch readiness for new applications in cooperation with Product Management, R&D and Operations.
  • Plan and conduct customer demonstrations accurately and reliably, both in-house and on-site.
  • Identify new market opportunities and translate this knowledge into tool requirements.
  • Assess tool improvement and change requirements in coordination with R&D management and personnel.


  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Engineering, Physics or Chemistry.
  • Several years of hands-on experience on advanced semiconductor processes and equipment (CVD, Epitaxy, Etch, Cleaning, etc.).
  • Deep understanding of mass spectrometry is desirable.
  • Experience in using high level numerical software such as Python for data analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot complex equipment containing mechanical, electrical, and software components.
  • Solutions focused, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team, with integrity and in a positive manner.
  • Strong desire for continuous learning and growth.
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally up to 30%.


Contact Information:

Associate:  Myrna D. Parkin

Phone:  508-647-0221