Semiconductor R&D Engineer

Redlen Technologies Inc

January 10, 2014

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Job Specialization: 
Manufacturing and Production
Company Overview: 

Redlen Technologies Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high resolution semiconductor (CZT) detectors which are enabling a new generation of high performance medical and security detection and imaging equipment including nuclear cardiology, CT scanning, baggage scanning and dirty bomb detection.

With international demand growing for our industry-leading products Redlen offers a fantastic opportunity for those interested in making a difference in a fast paced high growth environment

Job Summary: 

Reporting to the R&D Manager, the successful applicant will assume a key role in the development, fabrication and testing of the company’s semiconductor radiation detector products.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and optimizing semiconductor fabrication processes such as lapping, polishing, metallization, photolithography, etching, passivation, encapsulation, etc.
  • Fabricating CZT radiation detectors to fulfill custom detector orders;
  • Planning and scheduling of detector fabrication runs;
  • Conducting performance testing of materials and devices and providing feedback to crystal growth and product manufacturing;
  • Statistical analysis of data for process optimization and reporting;
  • Documenting the SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for various device fabrication processes and material/device characterization instruments;
  • Contributing to the tech transfer function between R&D, Engineering and Production; and
  • Troubleshooting product and process problems.



  • A minimum of five years’ experience in semiconductor material and device fabrication (such as III-V, II-VI or Si);
  • Hands-on crystal polishing, chemical processing and clean room experience;
  • A strong background in process engineering;
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment; and
  • Knowledge of semiconductor device testing and standard electrical test equipment.


  • Experience with CZT or CdTe-related materials;
  • Statistical analysis experience using MiniTab or JMP software;
  • Project management experience and production scheduling; and
  • QA measurements, vacuum systems, analytical instrumentation operation and maintenance.

Skills/Additional requirements:

  • A very hands-on and innovative individual that works well in a team environment;
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and be able to work with limited supervision; and
  • Demonstrated positive attitude and self-motivation


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, material science, physics or equivalent.
How To Apply: 

We are dedicated to serving our customers and place a high value on quality and teamwork. Redlen provides an open, flexible, convivial work environment with salary / benefits commensurate with experience.

Please e-mail your CV and cover letter attention Human Resources at, specifying the position for which you are applying AND quoting this reference number in the subject line: SR&DEng 2014-01.

Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. See for more details.

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