Senior Device Development Engineer

Senior Device Development Engineer 

Location: Sedgefield  |   Job Ref: 191046SDDE

A need has arisen for a highly motivated senior development engineer to work within PragmatIC’s cutting-edge, expanding R&D team. You should be experienced in managing R&D projects and leading technology development activities including materials screening, process development and process integration. You will have a solid understanding of the fabrication and evaluation of thin films, micro-electronics and/or MEMS.

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Key tasks

  • Manage research and development projects and activities
  • Lead complex experimental work, encompassing;
    • Detailed process flows, and device fabrication
    • Test, analysis and interpretation of device electrical performance
    • Refinement of processes
  • Evaluate process, device and technology requirements working closely with colleagues to introduce new technologies, resolve technical challenges and identify improvement opportunities

Qualifications and training

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar industrial or academic role
  • 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
  • Detailed knowledge of the measurement techniques and analysis skills associated with thin film and micro-electronic devices
  • 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
  • Willingness to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Clear understanding of the commercial considerations in research work