Fort Collins, Colorado

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Job Description:

Position Description:

IC failure analysis engineering is a multifaceted discipline. Good candidates have experience in or knowledge of CMOS circuits, chip design and diagnostics, application boards, ATE test and MOS processing and device physics. Combining these skills with an interest in learning hands-on electrical and physical analysis techniques is sought.

Highly desired Skills:

Semiconductor Physics and Reliability science

Semiconductor Fab Processing

Knowledge of Scan analysis

Knowledge of combinatorial and sequential digital logic

Automated test equipment (ATE) experience

Experience with IC application boards

Broad interests, self-driven, good team member

Technical communications

A plus would be to have experience in some of the following:

ATE Hardware (Board design / Socket / Socket lid for FA)

Programing skills

Analog IC circuit design

Semiconductor Assembly Packaging

Physical Layout Analysis (CAD/GDS)

Failure Analysis Techniques (CSAM, OBIRCh, Photon Emission, nanoprobe, X-ray, SEM, FIB)

FIB-Circuit Edit


BS in Electrical Engineering and 8+ years experience or MS in Electrical Engineering and 6+ years of experience


A design-based failure analysis engineer is responsible for analysis of integrated circuit failures across a wide range of innovative technologies. The role may involve bench, ATE and CAD environments working with failure analysis and design teams using inputs such as ATE based fault diagnostic results or application boards and responsibility for test and nanoprobing setup and data capture. This position will support root cause analysis from various failure sources including design, reliability and yield and be responsible for technical data communications to and from internal customers while driving analysis to completion. Self-motivation and excellent problem skills are necessary.

Additional Job Description:

Compensation and Benefits

This base salary range for this position is $85,200 - $142,000

This position is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus in accordance with the relevant plan documents and equity in accordance with equity award agreements.

Broadcom offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to the following: Medical, dental and vision plans, 401(K) participation including company matching, Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), company paid holidays, paid sick leave and vacation time. The company follows all national and state requirements for Paid Family Leave and other leaves of absence.

The foregoing information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons.

Broadcom is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability status, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records consistent with local law.

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Fort Collins, Colorado

Broadcom Inc. is a global infrastructure technology leader built on 50 years of innovation, collaboration and engineering excellence. With roots based in the rich technical heritage of AT&T/Bell Labs, Lucent and Hewlett-Packard/Agilent, Broadcom focuses on technologies that connect our world. Through the combination of industry leaders Broadcom, LSI, Broadcom Corporation, Brocade, CA Technologies and Symantec, the company has the size, scope and engineering talent to lead the industry into the future.

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