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FIB-SEM Engineering Technician

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

OR - Hillsboro, US

Requisition ID:  5241

Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) supplies innovative semiconductor solutions that make a better world possible. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers' most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including consumer electronics, smart home/IoT, automotive, EVs, battery-powered appliances, network infrastructure, healthcare and aerospace/defense. Visit to learn how our diverse and innovative team is helping connect, protect and power our planet.


FIB-SEM Technician to perform Focused Ion Beam (FIB) to determine failure root-causes on yield fall-out, aging & environmental stress failures, and customer returns.


Shift: 5 (8 hour) days 3 pm to 12 midnight including at least one weekend day. (Sunday – Thursday or Tuesday – Saturday) 



  • Conduct hands-on FIB activities of a semiconductor manufacturer.
  • Plan, schedule, and conduct the analysis from start to finish.
  • Document and maintain analysis information and result and complete analysis reports.
  • Work with circuit design, product, process, failure analysis, reliability & test engineers.
  • Drive quality improvement and provide corrective action recommendations.
  • Plan, schedule, coordinate, and conduct detailed phases of FIB analysis. Interface with outside service and analytical laboratories. Farm-out capital-intensive tasks.
  • Train others in FIB techniques and analysis methodology.
  • Act as a facilitator of continuous improvement, working on proactive and preventative changes.



  • At least 2 years’ experience in using a Dual Beam FIB-SEM for cross-sectioning, imaging and EDX analysis in a semiconductor company is required.
  • At a minimum, an Associates Degree in science or engineering discipline required.
  • Experience in handling semiconductor wafers and working with integrated circuits is preferrable.
  • Must have analytical skills and good written and verbal communications skills.
  • Versatility and ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently is expected.
  • Ability to work independently as a self-starter with flexibility to adjust to changing priorities.
  • Must have a strong desire for hands-on work in a lab environment; act as facilitator of continuous improvement, working on proactive and preventative changes.
  • Will require some de-processing and decapsulation of semiconductor products using chemicals and gases.
  • Knowledge of semiconductor processing and analysis equipment is desirable.
  • Familiarity of semiconductor fabrication, inspection, assembly, and test methods is desirable.
  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs.




We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF and Power solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets – we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other status protected by law.

Qorvo is an E-Verify Employer. For more information, please see the Right to Work and E-Verify Participation posters.

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