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Materials Research Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

TX - Richardson, US

Requisition ID:  5546

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.



  • Investigate failure modes for electrodeposition related processes and drive suitable FA methods to identify/fix the root causes.
  • Research, evaluate, characterize, qualify, and adopt new materials in process/product development work to deliver robust process.
  • Work closely with technology/process development teams to understand the needs and help deliver robust interconnect solutions.
  • Collaborate with Universities/Research Institutes to solve issues and test new materials.
  • Position may require travel to other Qorvo or vendor sites to support the work.


  • MS/PhD in Chemical/Material Science Engineering, Chemistry, Physics.
  • 3+ years of semiconductor/battery technology experience. Focus in electrochemistry and/or metallurgy is a significant plus.
  • Proficient in semiconductor measurement/analysis techniques such as SEM, AFM, SIMS, XPS, STEM. 
  • Self-starter with good communication skills.
  • Data analysis and programming skills to aid data mining.
  • Position will demand large amounts of time working in a clean room environment. Some lifting and standing will be required.


Because this position is part of a business unit that contracts with the US government, qualified candidates must be U.S. persons (generally a US citizen or green card holder). Individuals holding temporary visas, such as F-1 or H-1B, are not U.S. persons.





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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