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Senior Engineer (Semiconductors)

Government and Military

Engineer, Aerospace


San Jose, California, United States

Job Summary

Are you looking for an exciting and innovative company with over 100 years of excellence and commitment to ethical business? Amentum is hiring a Senior Microelectronics Engineer within the Trusted and Assured Microelectronics Division to work in the Silicon Valley of California. The Engineer will participate as a team member on a large project providing guidance on the microelectronics engineering processes, fabrication process, and provide technical guidance on supply chain risk assessments and mitigation strategies.

This position allows the comfort of working from your home, however, will require in-office visits and travel without long-term notice. The candidate is expected to live within a reasonable distance of the San Jose area.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise in evaluating materials, hardware, and semiconductor components to identify supply chain vulnerabilities and provide mitigations to minimize risks.
  • Identify threats to the supply chain to include cost volatility, material shortages, supplier financial issues, and failures and natural man-made disaster to help an organization foresee potential issues.
  • Evaluate hardware/semiconductor parts to their raw materials in order to identify supply chain vulnerabilities.
  • Research may include strategic planning and analysis; demand and capacity analysis; economic analysis; regulatory analysis; safety and risk analysis; system operation performance analysis; and information analysis.
  • Provide research and technical guidance on supply chain threats including cybersecurity threats, fraud, company profiling, and counterfeit parts for avoidance.
  • Provide technical guidance to team on raw material usage, semiconductor fabrication process, packaging and any other technical guidance as necessary.
  • Provide insightful, well-researched analysis of key analytic findings and guidance to clients with regard to supply chain risk mitigation.
  • Participate as member of client’s analytical working group.
  • Provide on-site client support, including but not limited to client inquiries, requests for ad hoc reporting, miscellaneous research, and advice on analytic methods.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in lieu of degree
  • 10 years’ of previous work experience working in the semiconductor industry
  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Secret clearance
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research in emerging semiconductor technologies
  • Ability to write technical whitepapers and research papers
  • Self-motivated with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Ability to support in-office visits and travel, as required, without long-term notice.
  • Must live within a reasonable distance of the San Jose area.
  • U.S. citizenship and the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree preferred
  • Experience building relationships with suppliers and interfacing when necessary
  • Experience working in fabrication or back-end systems for semiconductor companies
  • Previous experience serving as a technical and risk assessment owner for supplier changes impacting raw materials
  • Active Secret Security Clearance