Scientist, Engineer for STT- MRAM Development

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. - San Jose, CA4.0

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Scientist, Engineer for STT- MRAM Development

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The New Memory Technology (NMT) Lab at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. is developing advanced materials and devices for future memory technologies. We are looking for highly qualified candidate with spintronics background and proven record of technology leadership to join our talented team of STT-MRAM experts. The candidate will be involved in all aspects of development including design of novel characterization methods for magnetic materials and structures, measurements of the experimental devices, test acquisition automation, data analysis and design of the experiments. The candidate is expected to be self-sufficient in conducting independent research and collaborating with team members, as well as capable of guiding research of our university collaborators


  • Design and optimize MTJ stacks for STT-MRAM
  • Perform routine testing and statistical data analysis
  • Effectively communicate results and new ideas with team members
  • Design both software and hardware to customize tests for deeper understanding of the device performance
  • Generate new ideas and participate in enhancing our patent portfolio
Minimum Qualifications

  • Extensive experience with standard tools for magnetic characterization
  • Deep understanding of magnetism and spintronic devices
  • Programming experience in LabView and Python
  • Prior experience with a statistical analysis package
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • PhD in Physics or related field
  • Strong background in magnetism
  • Prior experience conducting independent research in scientific or engineering organization
  • Ability to develop new instrumentation
Samsung Semiconductor Inc. (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.


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