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Senior Wafer Bonding Process Engineer

Palm Bay, Florida

Job ID SAS20222811-93887
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Senior Wafer Bonding Engineer

Job Code: SAS20222811-93887

Job Location: Palm Bay FL

Job Description:

L3Harris is seeking a Senior Wafer Bonding Process Engineer who is interested in working alongside a talented team of professionals with a focus on establishing, monitoring, and maintaining reproducible wafer bonding processes and implementing yield enhancements with the ability to identify complex problems and implementing solutions. The candidate must have experience working with both manual and automated wafer bonding tools and understands principles of achieving wafer-to-wafer bond alignments with better than 0.5 um accuracies. The ideal candidate will have the ability to perform routine tool maintenance and maintain the wafer bonding tools. The candidate must have a strong background in measuring and analyzing wafer bond strength. The candidate will also communicate technical results and will support internal peer design reviews.

Essential Functions:

  • Senior Professional with strong knowledge in wafer bonding process optimization and in depth understanding of fusion, hybrid, and direct bonding technologies
  • Experience using automated wafer bonding tools to perform wafer-to-wafer and die-to-wafer bonding
  • Qualifies wafer bonding processes on new tools.
  • Performs design of experiments (DOE) to improve bond strength, eliminate bond voids, and maximize bond energy
  • Perform process centering to maximize yield of bonded wafers and minimize deviations from nominal and actual bond line thickness
  • Continually monitors bonding metrics to account for process drift and perform root cause corrective analysis (RCCA) when insufficient bond strength or bond voids occur
  • Monitors the wafer bonding process by responding to in-line issues and dispositions of production wafers.
  • Coordinates the scheduling of process qualifications and equipment down time with manufacturing or equipment engineering.
  • Uses software to analyze data, identify trends to make decisions about processing product.
  • Makes adjustments when process parameters are exceeded and monitors process parameters when tools return from maintenance.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree with 10 years of experience will also be considered.
  • Experience with Software Data Analysis software (Matlab, Spotfire, Minitab, JMP, etc.)
  • Troubleshooting equipment or process failures

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Materials Science, Physics, or Industrial Engineering with a minimum of 5 years of industrial experience.
  • Prior experience with metrology tools such as atomic force microscopes and scanning acoustic microscopes to analyze surface roughness and bond voids respectively
  • Secret or TS Clearance
  • Understanding of statistical methods and design of experiments
  • Presentation and technical writing skills
  • Understanding of Lean, TPS, or 5s principles
  • Understanding of root cause corrective action (RCCA)

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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