Device Development Engineer

Device Development Engineer

Location: Sedgefield  |   Job Ref: 181003DDE  

PragmatIC is seeking a highly motivated device development engineer to work within its expanding R&D team. The successful candidate will focus on carrying out device fabrication, electrical testing, developing processes and designing experiments for materials screening and integration. The candidate should have a good understanding and some experience of the fabrication and evaluation of thin films, micro-electronics and/or MEMS.

To apply: send your cv to recruitment@pragmatic.tech

Key tasks:

  • Develop devices and experiments to investigate functional layers
  • Perform complex experimental work, encompassing:
    • Detailed process flows, and device fabrication
    • Device inspection through the fabrication process
    • Test, analysis and interpretation of device electrical performance
    • Refinement of processes
    • Review with colleagues and external partners, planning of further series of trials
    • Preparation of technical reports and presentations summarising experimental procedure and trial outcomes

Qualifications and training:

  • A degree (or equivalent experience) in Electronic Engineering, Physics, Materials science or Chemistry
  • Good computer literacy skills including documents, spreadsheets, databases and presentations

Skills and experience:

  • A track record of innovation and problem-solving in the field of micro- and nano-electronics
  • Detailed knowledge of micro- or nano-scale device fabrication and characterisation techniques (an advantage)
  • Detailed knowledge of the measurement techniques and analysis skills associated with thin film and micro-electronic devices (an advantage)
  • A practical “hands-on” approach to problem solving
  • A critical, questioning approach to the analysis of complex trial data
  • Ability to work well with team members, industrial project partners and customers
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • A desire to be involved in a small but commercially-oriented company
  • Willingness to work under pressure to tight deadlines