Interested in a Career Position at Kyma?

Kyma offers excellent opportunities for individuals seeking to strive and flourish in the business of advanced semiconductor materials and devices. Our distinctive environment offers careers that are exciting, challenging and rewarding. We encourage our people to learn, experiment and grow - for both their own personal benefit and the company’s.

Our current position openings are posted below. If there are no current openings or if you don't see a good match to our current openings, we still want to hear from you. To apply please send an email to employment@kymatech.com and include: a) the position opening or kind of position you are applying for, b) what your citizenship status is, and c) a few words about yourself.

 

Summary

Kyma Technologies is a cutting-edge and fast-paced semiconductor materials company working on GaN and Ga2O3-based electronic and optoelectronic devices. We are currently looking for a Process Engineer to fabricate and test custom devices.

Kyma has processing and characterization equipment in-house, as well as access to cleanroom fabrication facilities at Duke University’s Shared Materials Instrumentation Facility (SMIF) and other local facilities. 

Qualified candidates must have impeccable verbal and written communication skills, a strong ability to multi-task and a friendly demeanor. Candidates must be detail oriented, reliable, and self-motivated to contribute at a high level to driving sustainable growth of the company.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Execution of device prototyping and process development for Kyma’s device efforts as well as customer’s processing requirements
  • Compile and prepare data, reports, presentations, and other documents 
  • Use of JMP, Origin, Excel / MS Suite, KymaNet (data and inventory management system)
  • Interface directly with internal and external customers to understand project requirements and communicate fabrication plans
  • Travel to local universities to execute processing and characterization jobs

 

Qualifications

  • Semiconductor cleanroom experience required; III-N or other WBG semiconductor processing experience is a plus 
    • Processing tools: Photolithography, e-beam lithography, ICP/RIE, wet etching, thin films deposition (ALD, PECVD, metals deposition)
    • Characterization tools: Microscopy (SEM/EDS, AFM), optical spectroscopy (Raman, FTIR), surface analysis (AFM, Zygo), X-ray diffraction, Electronic test: (IV, CV) 
    • Photomask design / CAD is a plus
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal abilities
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Able to complete complex tasks with minimal supervision
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Deductive reasoning, critical thinking, and active listening skills
  • Highly motivated and willing to learn new systems
  • Able to follow detailed fabrication travelers for Kyma’s established processes
  • 5+ years’ experience as a process technician, process engineer, research associate, or other relevant role

 

Compensation

A competitive salary commensurate with experience and responsibilities will be offered.  Compensation also includes a complete benefits package, including vacation, employee health insurance, 401(k) plan with company matching, and a healthcare/childcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA).