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NAND TD Module Process Engineer (Expatriate to Dalian China)- SK

Chandler, AZ 85225
Job ID: JR0219998
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Chandler, AZ US
Other Locations: PRC, Dalian;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro
Job Type: Experienced Hire

NAND TD Module Process Engineer (Expatriate to Dalian China)- SK

Job Description

INTEL NDTM TD team in Dalian is a technology development organization to develop future generations of 3D NAND process technologies through innovation, product enhancement, as well as developing and enabling equipment and process capabilities.
This job requisition is to seek a US based, experienced candidate to take expat assignment in Intel Dalian TD Thin Films Department. In this role, the selected candidate will join a team of world-class process engineers and work on CVD/PVD tools and processes. The job responsibilities include developing leading edge 3D NAND film deposition process and equipment (such as patterning hardmask, structural film, gap fill, ALD and metallization), co-owning the technology transfer and synergy with high volume production team, and collaborating with Pathfinding team for equipment and process enablement.
This position is associated with the sale of Intel's NAND memory and storage business to SK Hynix (You can read more about the transaction in the press release - https://newsroom.intel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2020/10/nand-memory-news-q-a.pdf). The transaction will enhance the resources and potential of the business' storage solutions, including client and enterprise SSDs, in the rapidly growing NAND Flash space amid the era of big data.
This is an exciting time to be at Intel - come join our NAND-DTM and work on the most advanced 3DNAND and SSD technology in the world. As the global leader in the semiconductor industry, Intel possesses industry-leading SSD technology and the most capable Quadruple Level Cell (QLC) NAND Flash products, and you will be part of a world-class team that will transition to lead the SSD business at SK Hynix.
This position aligns to Phase 2 of the transaction, which includes NAND technology and component development along with fab operations. Employees aligned to Phase 2 will continue to be employed by Intel and will continue to develop NAND technology and components and manufacture NAND wafers at the fab. Phase 2 of the transaction is expected to close in March 2025, at which time employees aligned to this phase of the transaction will transition employment to SK Hynix.


MS or PhD in a science or engineering field and minimum 5 years of experience in semiconductor RD environment are required;
Broad and deep understanding and skills of CVD and PVD equipment and processes are required;
Hands-on experiences in technology development and technology transfer are highly desired;
Have the traits of being a motivated self-starter, with strong ability to work independently as well as in a team environment; able to think and operate independently, while simultaneously focusing on many diverse priorities. Have flexibility and maturity in facing uncertainties and changing priorities /responsibilities. Commit to aggressive goals and win with a can-do attitude. Act with velocity and a strong sense of urgency. Respect cultural diversity and sensitivity. Have the agility in learning, improving, and innovating.

The position is associated with the sale of the NAND business to SK Hynix aligning to Phase 2 of the transaction. Employees aligned to Phase 2 will continue to be employed by Intel developing NAND technology and components. Phase 2 of the transaction is expected to close in March 2025 at which time employees aligned to this phase of the transaction will transition employment to Solidigm, a stand-alone US subsidiary of SK Hynix headquartered in San Jose, California with offices world-wide. Solidigm is a leading global supplier of NAND flash memory solutions, led by Robert (Rob) B. Crooke as CEO, previously senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group. To read more, see: https://www.intc.com/news-events/press-releases/detail/1513/intel-sells-ssd-business-and-dalian-facility-to-sk-hynix

Inside this Business Group

Employees in Intel's NAND Product Group deliver solutions that are transforming computing across all segments from data centers to Ultrabooks. They invent, develop, bring to market and support customers with leading-edge NAND flash memory and system level solutions such as solid state drives (SSDs). SSDs are accelerating performance for gaming enthusiasts, reducing total cost of ownership for IT managers of data centers and improving security and reliability for businesses. This dynamic group is strategically positioned to become the leading Non-Volatile Memory solution supplier for the compute segment and is a key to expanding markets and continuing the growth for Intel.

Other Locations

PRC, Dalian;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:

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Work Model for this Role

This role will require an on-site presence.

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Posted: 2022-05-27 Expires: 2022-07-27

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