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Failure Analysis Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

NC - Greensboro (HQ), US

Requisition ID:  5386

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.


Qorvo is All Around You!  We manufacture innovative RF solutions at the center of connectivity to enable high-performance applications for advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks and defense radar and communications for 5G networks, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and other emerging applications.  We are a global company thriving on a culture of innovation and diversity.  We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise, and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers’ most complex technical challenges.



  • As a Failure Analysis Engineer, you will be responsible for completing root cause analysis on a wide range of Qorvo semiconductor devices for internal and external customers.
  • The candidate must be able to clearly communicate results through written failure analysis reports and verbal presentations.
  • Additionally, the candidate must be able to effectively convey results to cross functional problem-solving teams and management as necessary.



  • Failure Analysis or Troubleshooting background is required.
  • The candidate shall possess a BS in Materials Science, EE, Physics or similar degree field. 
  • The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Silicon and Compound Semiconductor process technologies, and MCM packaging technologies.
  • The ideal candidate should have knowledge of circuit schematics and be able to follow circuit lay out files.   
  • The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the application and operation of standard failure analysis tools including: X-ray analysis, Light Microscopy, Parameter Analyzers, Network Analyzers, Wet and Dry chemical die deprocessing techniques, IR microscopy, OBIRCH, photon emission microscopy (PEM) and SEM/EDS analysis.
  • The candidate will need to write thorough and well documented FA reports.  The candidate will also have to participate in internal cross functional, problem-solving teams.





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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