Sr. Electrical Engineer | Tokyo Electron

Date Posted: 
Friday, October 16, 2020

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Position Location: 
Fremont, CA
Job Description: 

US citizens and permanent residents only

Driving success happens daily here.  Tokyo Electron America, Inc. employees foster strong partnerships with TEL’s US customer base.  We market a wide range of semiconductor production equipment (SPE) products and provide outstanding service and support to U.S. semiconductor device manufacturers. TEL's world-renowned products and technologies support diverse customer needs for the manufacture of increasingly sophisticated semiconductors.


  • Responsible for developing innovative electrical systems for our next generation metrology/sensing equipment for process control.
  • Design optoelectronics system for optical sensors (e.g. detector selection, detector PCB, data acquisition PCB etc.)
  • Design electrical system for motion control (e.g. wafer stage etc), including control system PCB, FPGA firmware, servo /stepper motor & drives selection, servo tuning, implementing communication protocols.
  • Generate electrical design specification by analyzing system requirement, customer need, cost and manufacturing process constraints.
  • Design PCB layout, utilize his/her deep best-practice knowledge of grounding, decoupling, EMC, ESD, impedance matching, thermal management, etc.
  • Design analog and digital circuits and schematic, and select, evaluate and qualify the components.
  • Evaluate feasibility and test for concept proof.
  • Conduct circuit simulation and performance assessment with analytical tools and/or necessary software, and test for design validation.
  • Comply with the product life cycle (PLC) procedures.
  • Create technical documents and execute the document control procedures (ECN, ECO).
  • Provide technical support for both manufacturing and customers. 


  • MS/Ph.D. or equivalent degree in electrical engineering is required for this critical position.
  • Preferred hands-on experience in electrical/electronic systems design in semiconductor equipment industry.
  • Strong training and working experiences in the following:
    • Analog and digital circuits design
    • PCB layout design using OrCAD Layout tool (or equivalent)
    • PCB manufacturing process
    • Schematic design using OrCAD Capture (or equivalent)
    • Firmware design using Altera design tool, Verilog (or equivalent)
    • Cable design and create cable assemble drawings using AutoCAD and/or Visio (or equivalent).
    • Document control using Agile (or equivalent). 
  • Conduct system-level performance evaluation, diagnosis and debugging.
  • Troubleshoot the electronic systems using oscilloscope and network analyzer

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