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Raytheon Technologies Senior Process Engineer in Goleta, California

Raytheon Intelligence & Space is looking for a Semiconductor Process Engineer to work at Raytheon Vision Systems in Goleta, CA.

You will focus on compound semiconductor wafer fabrication used in the manufacture of Infrared Focal Plane Arrays.

These processes include wet and dry etching, vacuum deposition, wet and dry cleans, photolithography and associated metrology technologies.

You will be responsible for process health (yield, throughput), reviewing and maintaining statistical process control (SPC) programs, generating work instructions and training operators.

You will also be instrumental in evaluating, planning, identifying, and qualifying new capital equipment as well as process development and documentation. You will work in multifunctional teams to design new processes and solve problems in fabricating and delivering state-of-the-art Infrared Focal Plane Arrays for a variety of customers.

Required Skills:

Minimum 4 years of professional, related experience in engineering or sciences, with experience in semiconductor materials or processes and semiconductor processing and a Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of 2 years of experience required with a Master’s degree.

Experience with metrology equipment

Familiarity with cleanroom work environment and principles (Class 5)

Experience handling chemicals

Experience developing and delivering presentations (verbal and/or written) to key stakeholders

Experience with Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Design of Experiments (DOE/ANOVA)

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data system

Desired Skills:

Sound knowledge of basic engineering principles, theories, and concepts

Experience with II-VI and III-V or other compound semiconductor processing

Hands-on cleanroom experience fabricating semiconductor electro-optical devices

Experience with wet etch, metal-lift off, photolithography, plasma cleaning

Equipment and controls systems experience

Matlab proficiency

Excellent computer literacy (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Familiarity and experience with device design and modeling tools

Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings or schematics

Visual Basic, G code, C+, or other computer programming experience

Good mechanical aptitude and/or chemical handling ability

Understanding of basic semiconductor physics

Program and Project management experience

Experience with Infrared Detector Technology

Industrial/Government experience or internships

Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) required.

Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics or Electrical Engineering preferred.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.