Sr. Principal Metrology Engineer

  • Location: South San Francisco, California
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #18600

Sr. Principal Metrology Engineer
Location: Bay Area, California

Elevate the frontier of materials science and metrology in a role where your expertise will directly contribute to transforming the future of tech industries. As a Sr. Principal Metrology Engineer, you'll join an elite team at the forefront of creating the world's first single-crystal diamond wafers, pivotal for advancements in AI, electric vehicles, and next-gen wireless technologies. Your work will embody innovation, driving a multi-billion-dollar expansion with a sustainable footprint.

Why You Should Apply:

  • Spearhead metrology innovations for single-crystal diamond technology.
  • Integral role in bridging R&D and production with hands-on equipment work.
  • Competitive salary range of $160-195k, plus equity.
  • Comprehensive benefits from day one, including health insurance, retirement plans, and employee discounts.
  • Be part of a fast-growing, profitable unicorn in green tech manufacturing.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Characterizing novel and existing products using X-ray diffraction techniques and establishing critical performance parameters that feed back into production and R&D processes.
  • Taking ownership of existing X-ray diffraction instrumentation and leading expansion/customization of capabilities in accordance with company needs.
  • Effectively communicating results and recommending a course of action.
  • Working across multidisciplinary teams and acting as a point of contact and knowledgeable resource for crystallography, crystal growth and X-ray diffraction-specific questions and/or challenges.
  • Partner with vendors to evaluate new X-ray equipment and technologies, upgrade existing tools, and expand capacity/throughput.

About You:

  • Ph.D. or Master's in Physics, Material Science, or Engineering with 6+ years' experience.
  • Expert level knowledge and proficiency in materials science and analysis by X-ray techniques, including single crystal diffraction and X-ray tomography.
  • Strong background in crystallography and crystal growth
  • Skilled in data analysis, DOE, SPC, and measurement automation scripting.

How To Apply
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