Bruker Corporation

  • Application Engineer

    Job Locations CN-31-Shanghai | CN-Nanjing
    Posted Date 6 months ago(1/2/2019 7:45 PM)
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    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Bruker’s Semiconductor (BSEMI) Division is the leader in advanced X-ray and AFM metrology for the silicon and compound semiconductor industries. The BSEMI division offers the most comprehensive portfolio of tools, based on AFM and X-ray technologies including XRR (X-ray reflectometry), XRF (X-ray fluorescence), XRD (X-ray diffraction), XRDI (X-ray diffraction imaging) and others.


    We are looking for a talented engineer or scientist to join our BESMI team to introduce and establish AFM metrology technology for the semiconductor industry. 



    • Provides technical expertise through sales presentations, product demonstrations, installation and maintenance of company products. 
    • Assists customers with assessing potential applications of company products to meet process metrology needs and preparing detailed product specifications for the development and implementation of customer applications/solutions. 
    • May build an application based on customer requirements to demonstrate feasibility of the application, often requiring rapid prototyping and/or product demo for client. 
    • May provide follow-up support to company sales staff and customer personnel by disseminating technical information on specific applications. 
    • Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors
    • Develop a strong understanding of competitive technologies and products in AAFM product.
    • Helps to maintain and increase AAFM product usage.
    • Create, develop, and continuously improve the customer support & applications knowledge database.



    • Requires Master or Ph.D. in Material Science, Physics, Chemistry, or EE with AFM experience and preferably have experience in the semiconductor fabrication industry, or equivalent experience, CMP/Etch process experience is plus.
    • Master’s level degree with at least 2~3 years of experience, Ph.D. level degree with at least 0~2 years of experience in relevant fields.
    • Technical background in AFM and/or other surface characterization techniques is preferred, like ellipsometry, white light interrofemroty and OCD
    • Good knowledge in statistics and data analysis. Experience in metrology preferred.
    • Fluent in English and experience in technical writing
    • Demonstrated oral & written communications and interpersonal relationship skills, particularly intercultural skills; strong customer orientation.
    • Ability to work and be creative under pressure and with tight deadlines.
    • Self-organized and self-disciplined. Ability to work alone and within a team environment to solve problems. Experience working in the semiconductor industry and familiarity with problem analysis and troubleshooting techniques.

    Position located in either Shanghai, Nanjing 



    • Solid theoretical understanding of physics to enable problem solving of complex system and application issue
    • Knowledge of Scanning Probe Microscopy(SPM) and associated applications highly desired.
    • Knowledge of semiconductor process flow/metrology solutions and associated applications highly desired.
    • Prior experience working in a semiconductor fab as an employee or vendor
    • Positive “can do” attitude, a highly-motivated self-starter.
    • Relishes working in a performance-driven environment
    • Very strong interpersonal skills and ability to interface with internal and external customers and support groups within Bruker
    • Resourceful, proactive, meticulous.
    • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to achieve shared goals, but also equally comfortable working independently when required.
    • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
    • Goal oriented with good track record in achieving targets.
    • Strong technical background - able to understand the problems that our customers are trying to solve, understanding of the customer’s current and future metrology requirements, and able to recommend new metrology opportunities to Bruker.
    • Solid understanding of semiconductor metrology requirements.
    • Able to travel both domestically and internationally on short notice. Expect 30% - 50% travel.


    • 30~50% travel domestically on short notice
    • 10% travel internationally on short notice
    • Able to work in production floor, cleanroom, & laboratory environments

    Certain positions at Bruker require compliance with export control laws and as a result, all interviewed candidates for all positions will be screened pre-interview to determine their eligibility in light of export control restrictions. 


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