Raytheon Technologies MBE Materials Development Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts
United States of America
MA112: Andover MA 358 Lowell St Dukes 358 Lowell Street Dukes, Andover, MA, 01810 USA
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At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.
As a member of the AMS Department, the individual in this role will work closely with the staff at Raytheon’s RF Components III-V device foundry to develop new microwave and millimeter device technology. In this position the chosen candidate will be responsible for the development and optimization of new III-V Molecular Beam Epitaxial (MBE) growth processes, exploration of novel material structures for next generation devices, and maintaining / improving epitaxial growth systems. The candidate is expected to operate and help maintain the R&D MBE systems in the foundry’s cleanroom environment. The chosen candidate will also be expected to perform basic materials characterization and interpret results for techniques including XRD, Hall, SIMS, CV/IV, AFM, and SEM. The chosen candidate is expected to be innovative, a creative thinker and problem solver, able to perform and support growth development, assist in pursuing contract R&D, and assist in transitioning material structures into production.
Solid state physics and/or device physics experience is desired as the ideal candidate will also assist in improving the foundry’s various III-V device fabrication process flows especially as they relate to incorporating new epitaxial materials. The candidate is expected to work well in small, cross-functional teams, collaborate across the company and with various external collaborators and funding agencies and have strong communication skills. The role requires a large degree of multitasking with attention to detail while managing priorities depending on the nature of the problems and the commitments to customers or program leads.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
Development/optimization of MBE epitaxial growth processes and layer structures (including but not limited to III-V and III-N materials)
Exploration of novel material structures for next generation devices and pursuit of contract R&D opportunities
Maintaining and improving epitaxial growth and characterization equipment
Coordinating in-house material R&D activities and resources including epitaxial growth by MBE
This position is an onsite position located in Andover, MA
Typically requires a Bachelors degree or a minimum of 5 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience
Experience in materials/epitaxial growth
Experience in maintaining and utilizing MBE growth systems
III-V material and device experience including III-N’s
Experience with troubleshooting, improving, and modifying laboratory equipment, including MBE and ultra-high vacuum (UHV) equipment
Experience with in-situ growth monitoring and diagnostic techniques
Experience working on proposals for contract research funding, e.g. DARPA
Experience with IP generation and patents
Understanding of electrical devices and/or device physics
Work with subject matter experts both within and outside of Raytheon to continue to improve and develop our products
Semiconductor device processing and cleanroom experience
What We Offer:
Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
This position is located in Andover, MA, around 25 miles outside Boston. Boston is one of the oldest cities in the U.S., known for its rich history, renowned universities, and diverse neighborhoods. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the Top Places to Live, Boston is brimming with world-class museums, signature waterways, thriving nightlife, and championship sports teams. Surrounded by natural beauty, Boston boasts four spectacular seasons and a vast array of outdoor activities from whale watching to walking trails surrounded by New England’s remarkable fall foliage.
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