Failure Analysis Engineer

  • Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Butterfly Network has created and brought to market the Butterfly IQ – the first FDA-cleared, portable device that puts ultrasound technology on a semiconductor chip. Pairing ultrasound-on-a-chip with the cloud and AI, we are doing something never done before, and bringing ultrasound to new domains around the world.

Since inception, Butterfly has raised over $375 million.

As we scale our team, we are seeking the best and the brightest engineers, across both the software and hardware worlds.

Job Description

Primary job responsibilities:

·        Conduct failure analysis to identify the failure modes of ultrasound MEMS transducer.

·        Study failure mechanisms and provide potential root cause to stakeholders at timely manner.

·        Develop FA methodologies specific for ultrasound MEMS devices.

·        Prioritize FA requests and work with FA houses to perform physical FA to investigate root causes.

·        Collaborate with other functional teams to improve yield and reliability issues.

·        Analyze PFA data, write reports, and make technical recommendations to support process developments.


·        Degree in EE, ME, Chemistry, Material Science, or related field

·        5+ years of experience in physical failure analysis (PFA), or an equivalent combination of relevant technical training and experience for semiconductor devices, MEMS and packaged products.

·        Hands on experience, or knowledge of, the following areas:  sample preparation methods for cross section, de-capping for packaged samples, familiar with FA tools, e.g. SEM, FIB, EDX, XPS, AES, X-ray, CSAM…

·        Ability to investigate and analyze root causes related to processes and equipment in production environment.

·        Must have the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and management team.

·        Nice To Have:  experience in electrical failure analysis(EFA), semiconductor process, MEMS process, packaging, and drive close loop learning for yield enhancement

Additional Information

We offer great perks:

  • Fully funded medical insurance, dental, vision coverage
  • Competitive salary + equity in the company
  • Free on-site meals + unlimited healthy snacks
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • The chance to help improve the healthcare and save millions of lives!

Butterfly Network is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.

Butterfly Network does not accept agency resumes.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.