Systems 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


  • Responsible for innovative optical system engineering design for our next generation metrology equipment and process control sensors.
  • Engage with internal and/or external customers to clarify or define the problem statement, and propose concept designs.
  • Conduct feasibility study by theoretical analysis and experiments for proof of concept and risks retirement.
  • Generate system/sub-system design specifications by analyzing market requirement, performance requirement, error budget, cost and manufacturing constraints.
  • Conduct system architectural design, optical ray trace design, performance analysis, and prototype assembling and validation tests.
  • Proactively identify risks and propose optimal solutions in product development.
  • Generate production software requirements for software team.
  • Comply with the product-life-cycle (PLC) procedures.
  • Create technical documents and provide customer training.


  • MS/Ph.D. in optical engineering or science is required for this critical position.
  • 6+ years hands-on experience in optical system development in semiconductor equipment industry;
  • Strong training and working experiences in the following area:
  • Optics theories and designs in optical metrology and defect inspection;
  • Optical system ray-trace modeling and simulations;
  • Image analysis, pattern recognition;
  • Data analysis techniques, machine learning and data mining algorithms; MATLAB, LabView, C++;
  • Building test bench and prototype systems to valid design concept.
  • Knowledge about semiconductor manufacturing processes, optical metrology, and/or digital signal processing;
  • Strong interpersonal skills; Ability to learn new technologies and products fast;
  • Capable of leading R&D projects.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans