Semiconductor Circuit Reliability Engineer (Mid-Level, Consultant, Senior) - Military Veterans

at The Boeing Company

Tukwila, Washington

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Our teams are currently hiring for a broad range of experience levels including; Semiconductor Circuit Reliability Engineer (Mid-Level, Consultant, Senior). This position will be based out of Tukwila, Washington.

Boeing, we create the future — of mobility, autonomy, speed, endurance, space access and exploration, undersea vehicles, cybersecurity, communication and much, much more.  We connect people, products and ideas around the world.  We protect people and nations.  We explore the mysteries of the universe from seabed to space to cyberspace.  We inspire future generations of innovators, dreamers and doers.

We are Boeing Research & Technology (BR&T): Boeing's global research and development team creating and implementing innovative technologies that make the impossible possible and enabling the future of aerospace.  We are engineers and technicians, skilled scientists and bold innovators; Join us and put your passion, determination, and skill to work building the future!   #TheFutureIsBuiltHere  #ChangeTheWorld

Within BR&T’s Mission Systems and Cyber Technologies (MSCT) organization, Boeing’s Solid State Electronics Development organization (SSED) performs microelectronics technology development and design for aerospace systems.  We develop digital, analog, and RF Systems on Chip (SoCs) for radar, navigation, electronic warfare, communications, processing, and other electronic systems. These systems are used on Boeing airborne, terrestrial, and satellite platforms. Designs are implemented with state of the art semiconductor process technologies including CMOS, GaAs, GaN, and SiGe. SSED uses external wafer fabrication but performs design (architecture, RTL, synthesis, circuits, physical design, verification, and packaging) and test in house.  Our large staff of microelectronics engineers advance microelectronics R&D in support of numerous projects funded both by internal Boeing customers and external Government Science and Technology (S&T) customers.

SSED executes a variety of exciting, technically challenging projects, offering endless opportunities to develop depth and breadth of technical skills.  We offer long-term potential for career growth into both technical leadership and/or management positions and seek curiosity, creativity, innovation, attention to detail, clear communication, and the ability to understand and meet customer needs. 

We are seeking a semiconductor circuit reliability engineer to develop Design for Reliability (DfR) guidelines for extreme environments (e.g. high radiation, high temperature, or cryogenic) and to lead stress testing to ensure chip-level and system reliability in the application environment.  A successful candidate will be able to identify the most important reliability mechanisms (including transistors, metallization, and packaging) and understand how these mechanisms impact circuits and systems. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes customer and system requirements to develop basic architectural approaches and detailed specifications for various electronic products.

  • Develops high-level and detailed designs consistent with requirements and specifications.

  • Validates designs through various methods of review, testing and analysis.

  • Identifies, tracks and statuses technical performance measures to measure progress and ensure compliance with requirements.

  • Supports Supplier Management with make/buy recommendations and other technical services of limited scope.

  • Provides engineering support throughout the lifecycle of the product.

  • Investigates emerging technologies to develop concepts for future product designs to meet projected requirements.

  • Works under general direction.

  • Demonstrated track record as a self-motived, independent, high-performance team member

This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry

  • Experience with circuit-level or system-level reliability analysis or qualification

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • 5+ years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience 

  • 10+ years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication ability

  • Experience with Design for Reliability (DfR) strategies

  • Experience with reliability accelerated testing

  • Experience with microelectronics in extreme environments (e.g. high radiation, high temperature, cryogenic temperature)

  • Understanding of semiconductor device physics

  • Understanding of commercial semiconductor fabrication process technologies, including standard CMOS, SOI, SiGe, and GaN.

  • Experience supporting military programs including engagement with customers

  • Active security clearance

Typical Education/Experience: 

(Level 3) Bachelor's degree and typically 5 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a Master's degree with typically 3 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a PhD degree with experience in an engineering classification. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

(Level 4) Bachelor's degree and typically 9 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a Master's degree with typically 7 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a PhD degree with typically 4 or more years' experience in an engineering classification. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

(Level 5) Bachelor's degree typically 14 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a Master's degree with typically 12 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a PhD degree with typically 9 or more years' experience in an engineering classification. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Relocation:

This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

 

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Shift Work Statement:

This position is for 1st shift.

  

This is a union-represented position.

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent.  Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.  

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.  

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only.  Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.  

Following Min - Max pay ranges, see below.

Summary pay range for Mid-Level: $104,000 - $141,000

Summary pay range for Consultant: $126,000 - $171,000

Summary pay range for Senior: $155,000 - $257,000


Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Tukwila, Washington

Creating the world’s most innovative aerospace products and services requires a diverse and inclusive global team. We value the leadership, integrity and critical skills that veterans cultivate through their military experience. In 2021, Military Friendly ranked Boeing as a Top 10 Employer.

We’re committed to ensuring that veterans and their families succeed in their next mission. We support more than 800 military and veteran organizations globally, and are proud to have formed a partnership with the Institute for Veterans & Military Families to establish Future Force, a program that helps veterans transition to civilian life.

Bring your skills to our team and discover how we can go further together.

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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