Jobs at X-FAB

The X-FAB Group - about 4,000 employees - is the leading analog/mixed-signal foundry manufacturing silicon wafers for analog-digital integrated circuits (mixed-signal ICs). X-FAB customers benefit from high-performance technologies, excellent technical design and prototyping services; and fast, easy and flexible foundry access worldwide.

Mask Tooling Engineer

Kuching, Malaysia

You Role:

  • To support the introduction of prototype (single chip and MPW) in tapeout operation.
  • Major Responsibilities:
    • Do order and data check on customer data to ensure GDSII data integrity.
    • Run design rule checking (DRC) on customer data and produce DRC summary.
    • Execute layer generation/Boolean operation and dummy insertion on prime die.
    • Generate reticle frame with necessary frame cells, fiducial marks and barcode.
    • Set up frame flow for different technologies and new processes.
    • Prepare frame paperwork and job deck for mask making.
    • Generate and optimize reticle and wafer layout.
    • Prepare overall reticle data and prepare tooling documentation to maskshop.
    • Prepare Stepper and Scanner Tooling Form (STF) or Mask Documentation for every tapeout.
    • Perform job view on reticle frame and customer’s prime die.
    • Perform job view on reticle MEBES data prior to reticle making.
    • Ensure reticle quality in terms of frontend-related defects (submicron geometry, off-grid and nonstandard patterns).
    • Interface with maskshop for mask data preparation.
    • Work with IT department for system administration, data storage and software maintenance.
  • EHS and Quality:
    • To contribute towards the achievement of quality objectives by complying to the quality operating system and participating in continuous improvement activities (defect prevention, reduction of variation or prevention of waste).
    • To contribute towards the achievement of the EHS objectives by complying to the EHS policy and articipating in the implementation of EHS management system.
    • Any other assignment deems fit that shall be given to you from time to time.

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor Degree of Engineering / Science or equivalent.
  • At least 1 to 3 years related working experience in semiconductor industry.
  • Skills/Competencies:
    • Behavioral Competencies:
      • Team player, proactive and able to perform under pressure.
      • Experience with UNIX, Linux, CAD tools like K2, Layout Editor.
      • Mask data preparation / lithography / process integration experience is an advantage.
      • Work independently with high accuracy in a systematic and organized way.
      • Good communication skills (verbal & written).

Contact person : Thilip Endira

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