Raytheon Technologies Sr Semiconductor Device Modeling Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.
An exciting opportunity exists at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) for a Sr. Semiconductor Device Modeling Engineer I/II to join our fast-paced Foundry Services / Design Enablement Section within the Advanced Microelectronics Solutions (AMS) Department.
AMS, part of Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) business unit, designs, develops, and manufactures compound semiconductor devices, microwave/millimeter-wave integrated circuits, and modules for defense applications. As a Senior Semiconductor Device Modeling Engineer working with our advanced GaN and GaAs technologies, you will be responsible for the generation of active and passive compact circuit simulation models to support the development of products fabricated in our III-V semiconductor foundry. These models will be used by our MMIC design teams across Raytheon to create Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs) for use in advanced defense electronic systems.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
Design and layout of device modeling test structures and chips
Evaluation, use, and support of hardware and software for measurement and parameter extraction
Definition and execution of device characterization test plans including static & pulsed I-V, C-V, CW & pulsed bias S-Parameter, load/source-pull, TOI, and noise measurements
Analysis of parametric test data, collection and analysis of modeling device data, and extraction of device compact models
Development of advanced device model formulations and model extraction algorithms
Release of compact models into MMIC Process Design Kits (PDKs) in Keysight ADS, and publication of device model documentation and foundry design manuals
Assisting device and process engineers in analysis and understanding of the detailed performance of various semiconductor active and passive devices through direct measurement and/or TCAD simulation
Assisting EDA engineers in development and testing of MMIC PDKs in Keysight ADS
Work with MMIC design teams to understand model limitations and opportunities for improvement
This position can be a Sr Electrical Engineer I (G08) or Sr Electrical Engineer II (G09), based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position
An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Master’s is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience.
Qualifications You Must Have:
BS in Engineering or Applied Physics, or other related discipline
Minimum of 4 or 6 years of experience for the G08 and G09, respectively, in a semiconductor device characterization or modeling role
Experience with semiconductor device physics and network theory/microwave engineering concepts
Hands-on experience with semiconductor device characterization (measurement setup and execution) such as static & pulsed I-V, C-V, CW & pulsed bias S-Parameter, load/source-pull, TOI, and noise measurements
Hands-on experience with device/circuit simulation using SPICE or related simulation tools
The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
MS degree in Engineering
Have a background in III-V compound semiconductors as well as a thorough knowledge of the entire model development process including test structure design, parameter extraction, model validation, and preparation of model documentation/review packages
Semiconductor device physics concepts with emphasis on compound semiconductor HEMTs
Lumped element equivalent-circuit models for high-frequency transistor devices
Non-linear compact model parameter extraction and validation techniques
Verilog-A behavioral modeling language and its use for compact model development including direct experience developing advanced device model formulations and model extraction algorithms
Hands-on experience with high-frequency (microwave/millimeter wave) and large-signal/high power test equipment such as Keysight or Anteverta NVNAs
Experience using statistical data analysis tools such as MATLAB, JMP, or Excel
Experience with scripting languages such as Python in a Linux environment
Experience with multi-physics simulations especially for electromagnetic and electro-thermal analysis
Knowledge of power amplifiers, low-noise amplifiers, high power switches/limiters, and related circuits
Understanding of III-V integrated circuit manufacturing processes and concepts
Experience with field effect transistor models such as MVSG, ASM-HEMT, Angelov, EEHEMT, PSP, BSIM4, etc.
Experience using Keysight Advanced Design Systems and Cadence Virtuoso integrated circuit design platforms (schematic capture, layout, verification, data visualization, and simulation engines)
Experience with setup/development/use of Keysight IC-CAP or other commercial and/or custom measurement and parameter extraction software
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.
Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm 181429
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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