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Reliability & Failure Analysis Manager

North Carolina or Remote #6006

This company has a strong reputation and has made great strides in more recent years, going from a more ASIC model (certainly not strictly) to doing more of their own products in automotive, industrial, AR/VR and more. They are experiencing a 50% growth rate and need a strong Reliability and Failure Analysis Engineer.



  • BS in Engineering (Physics, Electrical, Material Science)

  • 3 years minimum working with semiconductor device Failure Analysis and Reliability Testing.

  • Knowledge of Mil Std 883 Group A-E, AECQ100, and JEDEC Qualification specifications.

  • Knowledge of Failure Analysis workflows, equipment and deprocessing techniques

Job Description

  • Responsible for analyzing semiconductor IC samples to determine root cause.

  • Will review failures from internal sources (Test, qualifications, maverick lots) and external sources (Customer returns).

  • Plan the layout and sourcing of needed FA equipment in phases 1) simple detection, 2) failure confirmation, 3) minor deprocessing and 4) outside lab coordination for more elaborate techniques.

  • Publication of the failure analysis technical report that can be communicated to key stake holders including customers. Include the 8D report if necessary.

  • Develop qualification plans per market and customer requirements, then execute to a published schedule reporting on status, constraints and cost.

  • Evaluate external providers for FA and REL services and ensure they are cost effective.

  • Provide estimates of Reliability duration given activation energy and total device hours in test using failure rate modeling

  • Provide product development support for new processes, packages and new product release per published schedules.

  • Lead structured problem-solving teams using 6 sigma and 8D methods.

  • Assist with DFMEA creation with the Design Teams.

  • Support internal/external customers with general reliability related inquiries


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