FIB Engineering Technician 6

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Date: Jan 13, 2019

Location: Newbury Park, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 48742 


The primary responsibility of the FIB Technician includes, but is not limited to:

  • Performing FIB/SEM/EDX on Skyworks products to support Manufacturing (Process and Assembly), Yield, Product, Reliability, and Customer Quality Engineering in understanding root cause of failed devices
  • Performing circuit modification (circuit edits, adding probe pads) to support Failure Analysis Engineers in fault isolation and root cause analysis of failed devices and to support RFIC design engineering in circuit design and debug
  • Performing sample preparation (de-processing, coating) needed to perform FIB/SEM/EDX
  • Providing guidance to other technicians as needed

Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform FIB/SEM/EDX


  1. Associates in Engineering or Science discipline (or equivalent years of experience) and 4+ yrs. related experience
  2. Previous SEM/FIB (Scanning Electron Microscope/Focused Ion Beam) experience in semiconductor related industry is a must
  3. Understands the fundamental FIB/SEM equipment working principle
  4. Able to perform some basic FIB/SEM equipment maintenance
  5. Fundamental knowledge or experience with semiconductor process (Si-based or III-V based process)
  6. Able to read device layouts
  7. Fundamental knowledge of semiconductor device or being able to learn the device structure where FIB cross section is done
  8. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments
  9. Utilizes a proactive and persistent approach and demonstrates a sense of urgency
  10. Ability to complete work in a timely manner and prioritize jobs in accordance to requirements

Please note:

  • Choice of 1st (8am to 5pm) or 2nd (3pm – 11:30pm) shift, Monday – Friday, is available. 
  • There is a position premium of 20% applied to this position.  In addition, there is an 8% premium for 2nd shift.



Skyworks is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Ventura
Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard

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