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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Dallas, TX
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Defense, Aerospace


LEONARDO DRS (“DRS”) is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A, which employs more than 60,000 people worldwide. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.


Overview of Electro Optical Infrared Systems


The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms.  We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. 


Dallas, Texas

Summary of Role

Leonardo DRS, Electro-Optical & Infrared Technologies, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of advanced infrared imaging components and systems, is looking for a confident, highly motivated individual to join our Research and Development team.  As a Sr. Process Development Technician, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting equipment, process development, and sustaining activities for a wide variety of critical infrared semiconductor device development and production applications.  This senior engineering tech role is a multi-disciplinary role requiring a wide variety and capabilities both in the clean-room supporting semiconductor processes as well as in key metrology and device test areas such as supporting FTIR and and SEM work.  Tool ownership and maintenance can be part of the role. The applicant must have experience in process and device development and have experience in semiconductor processing. Desirable experience includes: HgCdTe/CdZnTe or other compound semiconductor processing, MEMS or CMOS fabrication, material handling, chemical handling, polishing, etching, photolithography, FTIR measurement, thin film depositions or etches, material inspection (optical microscope and scanning electron microscope), and device assembly and test.

Basic Qualification & Required Skills
  • Education: Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a technical discipline with 8+ years applicable experience.
  • Ability to work with minimum direction/supervision
  • Computer literate & skilled in use of MS Office
  • Capable of working in a clean room environment. Work experience in a Class 100 clean room is mandatory.
  • Good manual dexterity.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal with a wide variety of manufacturing personnel, technicians, operators, as well as engineers and scientists up to the Ph.D level.
  • Flexible and able to perform a wide variety of tasks and processes
  • Detail-oriented, creative problem-solver, able to analyze problems and help engineers solve them with new ideas and observations- This role is NOT considered a “crank-turning” role.
  • Must be a US Citizen and able to get security clearance.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Execute instructions per provided travelers for fabrication of semiconductor devices. Maintain and record any observed process deviations
  • Failure analysis of devices, with physical correlation from electrical to physical defects on the device: microscope, SEM, or other techniques as required.
  • Maintain SEM tooling and perform SEM inspections for engineers to solve problems. Must be able to take samples and a problem statement and work independently to find issues and communicate findings with engineers and scientists.
  • Ability to become proficient in a broad variety of metrology and analysis methods such as FTIR and ellipsometry.
  • Design, develop, analyze, document, and support testing of products, systems and/or subsystems with engineering.
  • Provide technical expertise and assistance to engineers and support personnel
  • Interact with technical management, other professionals, technicians and support personnel to coordinate, recommend and confer regarding technical activities and progress.
  • Proficiency with electronic instruments and test equipment to perform device testing.
  • Familiarity with analytical methods; ability to follow a DOE precisely and make sound decisions when deviations are identified
  • Other duties as assigned
Desired Skills
  • Ability to conceive tooling and generate fabrication drawings using ProE and/or ACad
  • Experience with vacuum systems and principles
  • Experience/familiarity with digital cameras and microscopes
  • Experience with infrared imaging systems
  • Wafer-level vacuum packaging experience
  • Statistical Process Control


Physical Requirements
  • Capable of lifting up to 20lbs, 20% of time
  • Walking up to 25% of time
  • Climbing up to 10% of time
  • Sitting up to 75% of time
  • Standing up to 10% of time
  • Stooping up to 10% of time
  • Kneeling up to 10% of time
Work Conditions
  • Class 100 Semiconductor Cleanroom: 30%
  • Various analytical and test laboratories: 70%

Only candidates that meet the qualifications set forth above are eligible to be contacted for further information. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.


DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #EOIS


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