Applications Engineer, SiPh / DC (m/f/d)



Shape your future with a hidden champion of the high-tech industry. FormFactor is a leading global manufacturer of semiconductor test and measurement products, including advanced MEMS probe cards, engineering probe stations and probes, as well as quantum cryogenic measurement systems. Globally, FormFactor Inc. has locations in all markets relevant to the semiconductor industry. In Germany, we develop and manufacture wafer probers for a wide range of applications. Our products and solutions contribute significantly to the development and productions of new technologies. From AI to 5G, from autonomous driving to quantum computing, almost every breakthrough innovation today has its form factor.

That looks good. Your future at FormFactor in Germany:

  • Hello future! As part of our large FormFactor family, you will play an active role in shaping current and upcoming technologies.
  • Bye-bye monotony! The challenging, varied tasks in the field of artificial intelligence and infrared applications as well as flat hierarchies offer you a lot of freedom for design and innovation.
  • Your thing. In small teams, you will work independently and close to the product. You will find your solutions and accompany the entire production cycle.
  • Just get started. With our New Hire training plan, you will arrive relaxed your new tasks.
  • It's fun. We offer you an attractive remuneration package as well as a share in the company's success.
  • Being human. 30 days of vacation, flexible working hours and home office are our tools for your family and work-life balance.
  • Motivated. Our pleasant, friendly working atmosphere and international collegiality are a real feel-good factor.
  • Progress. Internal training, exchange programs and an open transfer of knowledge open horizons for you.
  • Perspective. As the market leader, we are operating in an incredibly exciting and crisis-proof industry of the future.

Not enough? We would be happy to introduce you to many other benefits in a personal conversation.

In our company your responsible for:

  • Position is for an Applications Engineer with expert measurement knowledge (theory and practice) in on-wafer semiconductor device test. Main focus will be on Silicon Photonics applications (SiPh), and DC test applications.
  • The position will report into the System Business Unit CoE (Center of Expertise), working with the global expert team of CoE Applications Engineers to bring the ‘voice of the customer’ into new product development and Sales support activities.
  • The COE AE will be responsible for definition, applications testing, and demo planning for new products, working in project teams together with engineering, product marketing, and manufacturing using the PLC (Product Life Cycle) process.
  • This AE position will also provide technical training to Field Sales Applications Engineers, including developing technical training material, hands-on demos, and workshops in demo locations around the world. Some backup sales support for Field/Sales Applications Engineer´s and sales managers will occasionally be needed.
  • Work may include small projects for advanced research and technology pathfinding activities
  • Individual must be a continual learner growing technical expertise & knowledge, attend conferences & customer meetings, and keep up with latest technical measurement techniques and customer needs.

What should you bring to us:

  • Education: Min requirement BS with focus on Physics or another related discipline (Optics, Electrical Engineering, Material science / Chemical Engineering). MS or PhD studies preferred.
  • Field AE experience nice to have ( or technical sales experience )
  • Technical understanding of semiconductor industry, wafer probers, and test application technologies is desirable
  • Semiconductor device experience recommended (Beam optics, waveguides, optical transceivers, VXCEL, photo diodes)
  • Skills, Characteristics: Analytical / troubleshooting skills, Understanding of Statistics, ability to problem solve with multi-discipled engineering team (software, electrical, optical)
  • Excellent understanding of business practices
  • Communicative personality with a willingness to travel internationally, very good presentation and negotiation skills, flexibility, intercultural skills and a high degree of personal responsibility
  • Business fluent in German and English

Are you interested?

Then we look forward to receiving your detailed application, stating your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations. The fastest way to contact us is via the Apply button. You are welcome to send us a link to your profile on XING or LinkedIn for a first impression.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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