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Senior PECVD Process Engineer - Palm Bay FL

Palm Bay, Florida

Job ID SAS20231001-95518
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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 PECVD Process Engineer

Job Code: SAS20231001-95518

Job Location: Palm Bay FL

Job Description:

The L3Harris Microelectronics organization is expanding our in-house semiconductor research and development efforts and capabilities. This role will allow you to take ownership of process development, sustainment, improvement, and analysis for “unique utilization” of semiconductor PECVD process tools for both conductive and non-conductive material depositions. The role will place you within a multidisciplinary team of Scientists, Engineers, Specialists, and Technicians focused on creating “one of a kind” novel devices and processes for our customers. The ideal candidate will be responsible for creating Design of Experiments (DOE), tracking process flow with Statistical Process Controls (SPC), reporting on Failure Review Boards (FRB) and recommending Root Cause Corrective Actions (RCCA) along with leading and mentoring a technical team. This opportunity is at the core of a new technology area and is looking for innovative researchers and operators to develop, grow, and transition from lab development to a high volume environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Senior Professional with strong knowledge in Semiconductor PECVD process development, sustainment, and analysis.
  • Manage complex semiconductor fabrication projects supporting multiple builds at the same time, developing processes, performing failure analysis investigations, RCCAs, and usage of SCP to monitor and improve process yield.
  • Select and develop materials and equipment for processes to meet quality, reliability, cost, yield, productivity, and manufacturability requirements.
  • Create process control documentation and mentor/lead other personnel on processes.
  • Ability to document, communicate, and present technical topics/recommendations/issues/concerns to internal and external customers.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or Physics
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in PECVD Process Development and Execution.
  • Graduate Degree Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Material Scientist or Physics with 2+ years of relevant experience in PECVD Process Development and Execution.
  • 3+ years of Semiconductor Fabrication Clean Room Experience
  • Ability to attain US government Security Clearance (SECRET/TS/SCI)

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Current SECRET/TS/SCI Clearance
  • 5+ years of Semiconductor Fabrication Clean Room Experience
  • Experience with LEAN and 6 Sigma cost savings and process improvement techniques and efficiencies
  • Experience with Tool qualification, selection, training, and on-boarding.

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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